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Sexual Health Services throughout Dumfries and Galloway

The list of  services provided by Sexual Health D&G  is displayed on the menu on the right. Some of our services are specific to the Under 20's website section and some are specific to the Adults website section.

» What does Sexual Health D&G offer?

The following conditions should be seen as soon as possible and priority will be given to those who:

  • Have symptoms suggestive of an STI
  • Have been diagnosed with an acute STI
  • Have had sexual contact with a person known to have been diagnosed with an acute STI
  • Requires emergency contraception or termination of pregnancy
  • Have run out of regular contraception
  • Are aged under 16
  • Have had recent  HIV or hepatitis B exposure
  • Have experienced a recent sexual assault

» WHERE ELSE CAN I GO?
» WHERE CAN I GET FREE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION?
» WHERE CAN I GET A CHLAMYDIA & GONORRHOEA TEST?
» WHERE CAN I GET AN HIV TEST?
» WHERE CAN GET A FULL STI SCREEN?
» WHERE CAN I GET A FREE PREGNANCY TEST?
» WHERE CAN I GET FREE CONDOMS?
» WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?

WHERE ELSE CAN I GO?

GPs (appointment only)

Accident and Emergencies

  • Emergency contraception
  • Prophylaxis for HIV and Hepatitis B following high risk sexual exposure including sexual assault

Pharmacies

  • Emergency contraception
  • Free postal Chlamydia tests (voucher available to download to present to pharmacist or ask to speak in private with the pharmacist

Frendz Pregnancy Crisis Centre
click here for the Frendz website

  • Pregnancy testing
  • Counselling for unintended pregnancy
  • Counselling following a termination of pregnancy

Outwith Dumfries and Galloway

www.sexualhealthscotland.co.uk

WHERE CAN I GET FREE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION?

  • Any chemist / pharmacy in Dumfries and Galloway
  • Your GP
  • The out of hours service at the weekends (phone your GP number or NHS 24)
  • Accident Units and Cottage Hospitals
  • Sexual Health D&G

WHERE CAN I GET A CHLAMYDIA & GONORRHOEA TEST?

If you fit into any of the following categories you should have a full STI screen:

  • Any symptoms (eg discharge or pain or sores)
  • You have had sex abroad recently
  • You are a man who has sex with men
  • You have a high number of sexual partners

Otherwise if you have no symptoms and just want to be tested for Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea.

For ALL of the options below, please REMEMBER NOT to pee for 1 hour before you give your sample, then it is important that you catch the first part of your pee in the bottle provided and fill to near the top.

How can I be tested for Chlamydia and Gonorrhoea?
Free Postal Testing Kits are available

  • Email: dgsexualhealth@nhs.net for one to be posted to you
  • From all Pharmacies within Dumfries & Galloway
  • Sexual Health D&G, Nithbank, Dumfries (entrance from Craigs Road) Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 4.00pm
  • Some C4U outlets

Drop in for a “P Test” at:

  • Sexual Health D&G, Nithbank, Dumfries (entrance from Craigs Road) Monday to Friday, between 9.00am and 4.00pm
  • STI Drop-in, Sexual Health D&G, Nithbank, Dumfries (entrance from Craigs Road) Monday 4.30pm-6pm
  • Greencroft Clinic, Greencroft Medical Centre, Bank Street Entrance, Annan – 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, between 6.30pm and 8.30pm
  • “drop-in” at the Galloway Community Hospital, Stranraer Every Monday 5.00 - 6.30pm
    Every Wednesday 10.30 - 11.30am
  • All C2U drop-in's. To find times and locations click here

Make an appointment to attend a Sexual Health Clinic
Enquiries & Appointments Telephone: 03457023687 All Calls Are Charged At Local Rates.

Make an appointment to see your GP
if you have any symptoms like pain when peeing or a discharge, then please attend your local Sexual Health clinic or GP for other tests.

WHERE CAN I GET AN HIV TEST?

  • Your GP
  • Sexual Health D&G – see list of clinics
  • Some agencies can do an HIV test for their service users – see list
  • For clinics outwith D&G see www.sexualhealthscotland.co.uk
  • If you are pregnant you will automatically get an HIV test unless you decline

WHERE CAN GET A FULL STI SCREEN?

If you fit into any of the following categories you should have a full STI screen

  • Any symptoms (eg discharge or pain or sores)
  • You have had sex abroad recently
  • You are a man who has sex with men
  • You have a high number of sexual partners

WHERE CAN I GET FREE CONDOMS?

  • Sexual Health D&G, Nithbank, Dumfries (entrance from Craigs road) Pick up anytime Mon-Fri 9qm-4pm
  • Any sexual Health clinic – drop in during clinic times
  • Any C2U drop-in  – drop in during clinic times
  • C4U condom card providers
  • Some agencies can provide free condoms for their service users – see list
  • Stranraer Galloway Community Hospital sub office Every Monday 5.00 - 6.30pm
    Every Wednesday 10.30 - 11.30am (small building up the hill form the hospital)
  • Terrence Higgins 'Get Rubbered Scheme'

WHERE CAN I GET A FREE PREGNANCY TEST?

WHERE CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION?

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