Young Person’s Clinic
Tuesdays 5-6pm and Fridays – 4-5pm. Drop in – no appointment needed
The clinic is run by Nurse Karen Morris and Dr Carla Rowe and offers confidential, friendly advice on any health worries, including contraception and sexual health.
Free condoms and chlamydia screening are available.
You don’t have to be registered with us to come to our Young Person’s Clinic
We offer advice and testing for sexual health problems, including HIV. Chlamydia screening (for patients without any symptoms) is available to anyone under 25 years old. If you have a more complex problem you may need to be seen at the Genito-Urinary Clinic (GUM clinic), telephone 01872 255044 or see below for clinic times. Dr Rowe has worked in West Cornwall Hospital GUM clinic and has a special interest in this area.
GUM Drop-in clinic times (no appointment needed):
West Cornwall Hospital, Penzance:
Treliske Hospital, Truro:
Monday 9.15am -12.00 noon
Wednesday 1.30pm – 4pm
Friday 9.15am – 12 noon
Useful links and contacts:
Sexwise Free call 0800 282 930 (textphone: 0800 328 651)
Now known as YPSH, this site has all the info you need on sexual health and development, clinics, STIs, contraception, emergency contraception, tricky questions answered, and a free to call helpline.
SHARE Free call 0800 181 033
Share provides an independent and confidential information, advice and support service for young people aged 13 – 25 years old
Get Connected: Free call on 080 808 4994 or text on 80849
Free support and advice for young people under 25 who don’t know where to turn.
Confidential advice, support and information for 13-19 year olds
An NHS choices web site which has a wide range of useful information and further links and advice
The Youth Group for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Trans and Questioning young people have a workshops for young transgender people or people with gender identity issues and their families and carers on the first Saturday every month. Please click here for more details: Gender Identity family day