Sexual Health and Family Planning

Torbay Sexual Medicine Service

The Torbay Sexual Medicine Service (tSMS) provides a full range of sexual health and contraception services, including testing and treatment for all sexually transmitted infections. The service is based at a range of locations throughout Torbay and the surrounding areas.

Services include:

  • Information and advice on all aspects of sexual health
  • Free screening and treatment for all sexually transmitted infections
  • Confidential HIV testing
  • PEP (Post exposure prophylaxis, following exposure to HIV)
  • All methods of contraception, including emergency contraception and condoms
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Chlamydia testing kits
  • Smear tests

Please telephone 01803 656500 for all enquiries and appointments.

Our experience is that Catherine House Surgery patients tend to use the following locations:

TOTNES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Coronation Road, Totnes, TQ9 5GH)

Offers contraception services only.

Open: Call 01803 656500 for details regarding open times and appointment slots.

Walk-in Session for under 25s:
Alternate Tuesdays
2.30pm - 3.30pm Follow up appointments
3.30pm - 5.30pm Young persons walk-in


Monday to Friday
Saturday 12 noon - 3pm

Walk-in sessions and appointments available.

Open Walk-in sessions:
Monday to Friday 9am - 11:45am (all sexual health services)
Tuesday 3pm - 6:15pm (GU)
Thursday 3.20pm - 6.10pm (contraception services only)
Saturday 11.45am - 3pm (contraception services only)

Walk-in Sessions for under 25s:
Monday 3pm - 5pm (all sexual health services)
Wednesday 3pm - 5pm (all sexual health services)

Appointment sessions available for all services Monday to Friday.

Chlamydia testing kits and c-card collection services are available at any time. Ask at reception for details.

For further details of additional clinics in the area please click here.