Sexual health services

This service provides Darlington residents with specialist sexual health care.

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust (CDDFT) provide this service.

Contact sexual health services

You can access these services by calling 01325 743203.

Open Hours:

  • Monday 8:30am – 4:00pm
  • Tuesday 8:30am – 4:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am – 6:30pm
  • Thursday 8:30am – 4:00pm
  • Friday 8:15am – 12:00pm
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed

Provides the full range of:

  • testing;
  • treatment;
  • prevention;

of sexually transmitted infections including HIV.

Forsythe House, 20 Woodlands Road, Darlington

Provides community contraceptive services including long acting reversible contraception (IUD, IUS and implants).

Your GP

For regular contraceptive advice (for example pills or injections) see your GP.

Self service

Access the service by calling 01325 743203.

County Durham and Darlington Sexual Health Services

See the County Durham and Darlington Sexual Health Services website [external link].

Contraception clinics

Contraception clinics are running at the following times.

For staff and patient safety they will not be offering walk-in appointments.

These are replaced with pre-bookable appointments at the following times:

  • Monday 9:00am - 1:00pm
  • Wednesday & Thursday - 4:30pm - 8:30pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm

C-Card time table [pdf document].

Pharmacies offering free emergency contraception in Darlington [pdf document].

Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA)

Where to get the morning after pill for free from the NHS

The “morning after” pill is an emergency contraceptive and is available for free through the NHS.

This video explains where you can get it.

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