Argyll and Bute's specialist sexual health services are delivered via:
Sexual health services from GP surgeries
GP practices are able to provide routine contraception, tests and treatment for common sexually transmitted infections and cervical smear tests. Many GPs also provide coils, implants and able to supply free condoms.
Specialised sexual health services
Specialised clinics provide a full range of sexual health care and reproductive services.
Sexual Health Clinic
Cowal Community Hospital
360 Argyll Street
THIS SERVICE IS UNAVAILABLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Tel. 01369 708359
Helensburgh Sexual and Reproductive Health Care
Victoria Integrated Care Centre
93 East King Street
Appointments only - Fridays 09.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00
Tel. 01436 655000
Sexual Health and Reproductive Health Care
Belford Hospital Fort William
Sexual and Reproductive Health Care Clinic Every Thursday - please phone for an appointment.
Psycho-sexual counselling 2nd and 4th Thursday each month 18.00-20.00.
Tel. 01397 707406 / 01463 888300
Market Street Centre
Sexual Health advice and screenings are available
Appointments only, please call: 07900 136571
Specialised GP Practices
There are three Practices that provide more specialised services and are available to anyone, you do not need to be registered with these practices to get an appointment. Practitioners at these services will have a special interest and training in this area of work.
The practices are as followes:
Lorn Medical Centre (Oban ) Tel: 01631 563 175
Lochgilphead Medical Centre Tel: 01546 462 002
Campbeltown Medical Practice Tel: 01586 552 105
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 and groups.
- LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) support and information .
- Support service for people living with Hepatitis C.
You can call, text or email the project worker on.
Telephone on 0141 332 2520 / 07760 701 308
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.
Y.O.U.T.H. - Three Villages Hall
1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 16.00-18.00
Free confidential health, education, promotion and advice delivered by GP and nurses. Condom and Pregnancy testing services available. Open to 13-19 year olds.
Teenwise, Campbeltown Grammar School
The last Wednesday of each month or when adverised, in the Guidance Interview Room from 1.00pm to 3.00pm (or as otherwise advertised in School)
Tel. 01586 552105
* CCard Service
Campbeltown Grammar School
Contact Catherine McTaggart
Tel. 01586 865813
Cowal Community Hospital (maternity unit)
Every day from 9.00-17.00
Tel. 01369 708326
Islay Reproductive Health
Tel. 01496 301028 to arrange an appointment with Kate Dumigan.
Market Street Centre
Mondays from 15:45-18:00, Fridays 13.00-13.45
Tel. 01631 570759
Tarbert Health Centre
Monday and Tuesday 09:00 - 17.00
Wednesday 09:00 - 16:30
Thursday 08:30 - 16:30
Friday 08:45 - 11:30
Appointmnets to be made with Cathanna Smith
Tel. 01880 820219