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Sexual Health Services & Youth Drop Ins

Find details of where to access sexual health services here.

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Sexual health services from GP surgeries

Your own GP is able to provide you with routine contraception, tests and treatment for common sexually transmitted infections, and cervical smear tests. Many GPs also provide coils and implants, and all are able to supply free condoms.

Specialised sexual health services

Specialised clinics provide a full range of sexual health care and reproductive services.

Dunoon

Sexual Health Clinic
Cowal Community Hospital
360 Argyll Street
PA23 7RL
 
Appointments only - Tuesday mornings 09.15-11.45
 
Tel. 01369 708359

Helensburgh

Helensburgh Sexual and Reproductive Health Care
Victoria Integrated Care Centre
93 East King Street
Helensburgh
G84 7BU
 
Appointments and drop - Fridays 09.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00
 
Tel.  01436 655000

Fort William

Sexual Health and Reproductive Health Care
Belford Hospital Fort William
 
Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Clinic Every Thursday - phone for an appointment.
Psycho-sexual counselling 2nd and 4th Thursday 18.00-20.00
 
Tel. 01397 707406 / 01463 888300
 

Oban

Market Street Centre
Market Street
Oban
PA34 4HR
 
Sexual Health advice and screening available
 
Appointments only call 07900 136571
 

Specialised GP Practices

Lorn Medical Centre (Oban) - tel. 01631 563175
Lochgilphead Medical Centre - tel. 01546 462002
Campbeltown Medical Practice - tel. 01586 552105
 
The above centres provide more specialised services that are available to anyone – you do not need to be registered with these practices to get an appointment. 
 
Phone the relevant number and explain that you would like an appointment for sexual and reproductive healthcare. 
 
This is so that you can be booked for the most suitable person. You might see either a doctor or practice nurse – both will have a special interest and extra training in this area of work.

Waverley Care Argyll and Bute

Waverley Care provides services across the NHS Highland region including Argyll & Bute.
 
Waverley Care provides:
  • Support services for people living with HIV
  • HIV prevention and information services
  • HIV and Hepatitis B and C testing service 
  • Free condoms and lube by post scheme 
  • Outreach, information and resources to men who have sex with men
  • Sexual health information and advice
  • Training and workshops for professionals; young people; groups
  • LGBT * support and information (* lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender)
  • Support service for people living with Hepatitis C
You can call, text or email the project worker on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., telephone on 0141 332 2520 / 07760 701 308, or visit www.waverlycare.org    

Youth Health Drop-in Services

Youth Health Drop Ins (YHDI) provide sexual health services specifically for young people.  They operate on a drop in basis unless stated otherwise, so there is no need to phone to make an appointment - just turn up on the day.

Arrochar

Y.O.U.T.H. 
Three Villages Hall
 
1st and 3rd Thursday 16.00-18.00
 
Contact Angela McKell on 0844 4772520 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.    
 
Tel. 07504055462
 
Free confidential health, education, promotionand advice delivered by GP and nurses.  Condom and Pregnancy testing services available.  Open to 13-19 year olds.

Campbeltown

*    Teenwise
Campbeltown Grammar School
 
The last Wednesday of each month at the Guidance Interview Room (or as otherwise advertised in School) 1.00pm to 3.00pm
 
Tel.  01586 552105 
 
*    CCard Service
Campbeltown Grammar School
 
Drop in service, every 2-3 months
 
Contat Catherine McTaggart
 
Tel. 01586 865813

Dunoon

HIYA
Cowal General Hospital (maternity unit)
 
Every day 9.00-17.00
 
Tel. 01369 708326

Islay

Islay Reproductive Health
Islay Hospital
 
Tel. 01496 301028 to arrange an appointment with Kate Dumigan

Mull

The Station, Tobermory
 
Wednesday 12.00-14.00
 
Tel. 01631 570579

Oban

Teenaid
Market Street Centre
 
Mondays 1545-1800, Fridays 13.00-13.45
 
Tel. 01631 570759

Rosneath

Y.O.U.T.H.
Princess Louise Hall.
 
1st & 3rd Monday of month, 16.30-18.30
 
Tel. 07504 055462 
 
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Tarbert

Tarbert Health Centre
Campbeltown Road
 
Monday and Tuesday 09.00-18.00
Wedbesday and Thursday 08.00-17.00
Friday 08.00-12.30
 
Appointmnets to be made with Cathanna Smith
 
Tel. 01880 820219