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.

If you have a booked appointment please arrive 5 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.

How can we help you?
C-Card scheme

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Accessing our service

In response to the emergence of COVID-19 we have implemented a telephone triage system for all of our clinics. Our central telephone number is 0300 303 3989.

We are currently experiencing high demand for our Sexual Health Services across Devon and Torbay with unprecedented demand in Exeter. Please note always review urgent cases the same day. If your need is urgent and you are struggling to reach us keep trying as our phone system will explain how to access same-day care with us.

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

Self-requested STI testing by post is available for those aged under 25- more info

We are now running an under 18’s sit and wait clinic at Exeter, Torquay, and Barnstaple for more information click here

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

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