Devon Sexual Health Educational Events

Devon Sexual Health Educational Events

The team at Devon Sexual Health enjoy regularly running educational events for professionals. Below you will find some slidesets we can share from previous events the service has held.

Previous slidesets

Previous slidesets

IUC Fitters Forum, Exeter – February 2022:

The IUC fitters forum at Devon Sexual Health Exeter, provided updates on IUC fitting practice. There was also a question and answer session and a chance to network with other fitters in the area.

IUC fitter forum 2022

 

Contraceptive implant fitters forum, Exeter – November 2019:

The contraceptive implant fitters forum held on Tuesday 19th November at Devon Sexual Health Exeter, provided updates on sub-dermal contraception including; changes to the FSRH sub-dermal implant fitting and removal guidance and advice on how to obtain a LocSDI. There was also a question and answer session and a chance to network with other fitters in the area.

DSH implant fitters forum

 

Sexual health information evening – October 2019:

[Audience – primary care]

Devon Sexual Health – GP Update Day Master 2 (3)

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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