The Centre Barnstaple Vicarage Street Barnstaple Devon EX32 7BH Tel: 01271 341562

The Centre Barnstaple is open for Contraception and Sexual Health guidance Monday to Friday with late appointments on Wednesday evenings and drop-in clinics for Under 25s on Monday and Thursdays 3.30 to 5.30pm.


Want to know what to expect when you visit us? Take a look at our walkthrough video here.


How to find us:

On turning in to Vicarage Street towards Green Lanes car park, Barnstaple Health Centre is the tall building on the right hand side. There is a car park available for patients with a pay and display machine which is patrolled by a warden. If there are no spaces here there is a council car park directly behind this on Higher Maudlin Street.We offer:

  • Information and advice on contraception and sexual health related problems.
  • Emergency contraception up to 5 days after unprotected sex (and sometimes beyond).
  • All methods of contraception including: Pills Patches Injections Implants Coils – IUDs/IUS
  • Free Condoms
  • Unplanned Pregnancy testing
  • Unplanned pregnancy advice and onwards referral
  • Advice and Information about fertility and sterilisation.
  • Testing for all sexually transmitted infections, including HIV.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of all STIs including warts, herpes, male urethritis, Chlamydia and Gonorrohoea
  • Diagnosis of non-STI genital conditions including bacterial vaginosis, 'thrush' (candida), male balanitis
  • Hepatitis vaccination where appropriate
  • Care for people living with HIV
  • Management of genital skin problems
  • Care for patients who have been sexually assaulted / raped
  • Help with sexual problems

We are a specialist team who are used to dealing with complex sexual health issues and embarrassing problems. We look forward to meeting you soon.

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