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August Bank Holiday Opening Times

Find out when our sexual health clinics are open this bank holiday weekend.    Centre...

What happens when you visit a sexual health clinic?

Worried about visiting a sexual health clinic? Our guest blogger Ella talks about what to expect,...

Syphilis in Devon

  I was enjoying a cup of tea and a chat with one of our lovely Sexual Health nurses, when...

Tea and toast and HPV Vaccinations

This morning over breakfast, my 12 year old daughter, with the typical forward planning of a...

An old enemy makes a comeback

Syphilis – “the great imitator” - can take many forms and has been the nemesis of physicians...

Give HIV the finger in Exeter and Barnstaple for National HIV Testing Week 2017

The sexual health teams at The Centre in Exeter and Barnstaple, part of Northern Devon Healthcare...

Combined pill taking. A different approach to make this method work best for you

Many women worldwide take the combined pill as their main method of contraception. It is not only a...

World Contraception day

September 26th is world Contraception day. So what better time to look at the past, present and...

Keeping sex workers safe: how the Centre Clinics for sexual health can help

When patients attend the Centre Clinic for STI testing, we ask lots of questions in order to assess...

All you need to know about Emergency Contraception

Accidents happen and things don’t always go to plan. Over 50 % of pregnancies in the UK are...

Testing for STIs at home

In recent years there has been an increasing number of ways for people all across the UK to access...

Don't get caught out this summer

Our glorious British summertime is well and truly underway with festivals planned throughout August...

Myths and misconceptions about contraception

Did you know there are 15 methods of contraception available free of charge from our service? This...

Be Queer, get Tested

You might have seen the excellent BBC4 series Queers -- a series of short monologues presented...

A Centenary to remember

An anniversary always affords chance to reflect and celebrate. We recently celebrated the 100th...

Goldcoast Oceanfest 17/06/2017

On a beautiful summer morning in Croyde, the sexual health team from Barnstaple and Exeter put up...

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