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-judgmental and will be happy to advise on any matters
related to sexual health.
Our services are free, confidential and open to people of
all ages (including under 16s).
Please click the links above to find out more.
Sexual Health Services have been scaled down with venues being
closed or relocated and staff being resourced to the acute sector.
We are also mindful of the need for social distancing. As such we
are no longer able to provide walk-in or face-to-face services in a
All patients requiring advice will undergo full clinical triage
by phone with a qualified staff member in a timescale appropriate
to their need.
Those requiring emergency contraception should in the first
instance contact the contraception central booking line (number
below) or seek advice via Community pharmacies -
please click here to find those providing this service.
Contact telephone numbers are as below:
County Durham residents Contraception Central Booking
Line : 0191 372 8700
Darlington residents Contraception Central Booking
Line : 01325 743 203
University Hospital of North Durham Sexual Health Hub
(GUM) : 0191 333 2660
Bishop Auckland Hospital Sexual Health Hub
(GUM) : 01388 455 700
Darlington Memorial Hospital Sexual Health Hub
(GUM) : 01325 743 203
During this call you will be asked a series of questions
to help identify if you may be experiencing symptoms of Coronavirus
(COVID-19) The questions are as
Do you have:
- A new continuous cough and /or
- A high temperature
- Have you been in touch with someone diagnosed or
suspected to have Coronavirus
If you have symptoms of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) however
mild we will advise you to follow the latest Government advice. If
you have a sexual health or contraception concern we will arrange
for a Doctor or Nurse to call you back. They can then discuss an
appropriate plan of care with you.
The latest information on symptoms of Coronavirus
infection can be found on https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
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