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Sexual Health Services

Sexual health services

For appointments for any of the contraception and sexual health clinics across the county contact the Central Appointment Booking Line on 0191 372 8700 Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm. 

Gento-urinary medicine (GUM) Departments should still be contacted directly during the clinic opening times as indicated in the 'GU-Medicine - Sexual health screening and treatment' link.

We provide innovative services delivered by a committed, highly skilled workforce to achieve standards of excellence in sexual health.  Our team includes health advisors, doctors, sexual health nurses and support staff who are friendly, non-judgemental and will be happy to advise on any matters related to sexual health including:

  • contraceptive provision including emergency contraception
  • sexually transmitted infections and screening
  • pregnancy decision making
  • referral to termination services
  • HIV services
  • specialist GUM services
  • c card
  • advice on accessing the most relevant service for your individual needs

The service is free, confidential and is open to people of all ages (including under 16s). 

Contact us:

For further information please telephone the Central Administration and Appointment Booking Office (Framwellgate Moor Clinic) on 0191 372 8700 Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm.


For advice on Chlamydia Screening contact the Peterlee Health Centre Central Office on 0191 518 0557 Monday to Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm.

For Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) advice, screening and treatment select your local area code and contact one of the following telephone numbers:

- 0191 333 2660/1 for GUM Department (University Hospital of North Durham)
- 01388 455 700 for GUM Department    (Bishop Auckland Hospital)
- 01325 743 203 for GUM Department    (Darlington Memorial Hospital).

'I have to compliment everyone on their pleasant persona and their expertise and knowledge. By the end of the 5 days, I did not feel as though I had been in a hospital ward and was very relaxed.'

Patient, Ward 16 Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Durham