Devon Sexual Health clinics

Devon Sexual Health clinics

You can reach our telephone triage for any of our clinics by calling 0300 303 3989  Monday to Friday. Please note this phone line can be very busy at times, particularly early in the day. Please try back in the afternoon if you cannot get through initially.

If you have a booked appointment please arrive 10 minutes early to check in.

We are currently developing an online appointment booking service which will be available soon.

Other services local to you

Other services local to you

You can also get help and support for your sexual health needs from a number of different services and providers in Devon. Our website can help direct you to the right provider for your specific needs: click “How can we help you?” on the right hand side of the screen and answer a few quick questions so we can direct you.

Otherwise please find some brief information below on other providers and what they can offer. You can search for these local providers using our Find A Service tool (click on “Find a service near me” at the bottom of the screen)

Your local pharmacy

Your local pharmacy

Your local pharmacy can provide emergency contraception (the morning after pill), condoms, advice about contraception and sometimes chlamydia screening home tests for under 25s. There is usually at least one pharmacy open in every major town outside normal office hours.

For a full list of pharmacies near you click here.

Your GP surgery

Your GP surgery

Your local GP surgery can provide contraceptive advice, free emergency contraception, chlamydia screening for under-25s and in some cases long acting reversible contraception such as contraceptive implant and intrauterine devices (the coil).

For a full list of local GP surgeries and the services they provide click here.

C-Card

C-Card

If you are aged 25 or under, you can get condoms free of charge by registering for a C-card. Find out more here.

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C-Card scheme

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Accessing our service during the COVID pandemic

How to access our service:

We have now implemented a telephone triage system for all of our clinics. This system will be in place for the duration of the pandemic. Please contact our services to access this triage system. Our central telephone number is 0300 303 3989.

If you are experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus please do not attend the clinic. Clear advice for people with symptoms of coronavirus is available at nhs.uk/coronavirus .

Advice from our service:

We have updated information on the provision of routine contraception during this pandemic here.

We are currently prioritising these groups for coil and implant (LARC) fits:

  • Those with vulnerabilities including but not limited to those who are: <18, attending abortion and maternity services, homeless, sex workers, victims of sexual assault, people with language barriers, drug and alcohol problems, learning disability, serious mental illness
  • Those aged <30 years

More details on LARC fittings at our service are found here

There is also specific advice on coronavirus available for People Living with HIV here, and for pregnant women here

Self-requested Sexual Health screening by post is available for for under 25s only - more info here

For others with testing requirements please contact the service on 0300 303 3989.

Information is now also available to advise on sexual contact during a time of social distancing here.

Alternative provision:

Please be aware that we may have to cancel, rearrange or shut clinical services in response to changing clinical and staffing pressures created by the Coronavirus pandemic. 

If you are struggling to access sexual health services, alternatives may be available:

  • Emergency Contraception - at your local pharmacy - more info
  • Contraceptive pills and LARC procedures - obtained from your GP
  • HIV postal testing - available to at-risk groups for a small fee -  more info
  • HIV PEPSE - available via A+E departments - more info
  • Condoms by post (for gay and bisexual men only) - more info