Torbay Sexual Medicine Service (TSMS)

The 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 (Torquay, Paignton, Brixham) and surrounding areas.

Services* include:

Contact 01803 656500 to find your nearest location and to arrange an appointment. Many of the clinics below also hold walk-in sessions where no appointment is necessary.

Lines are open:

Day Time
Monday, Wednesday and Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am - 7:30pm
Saturday 9.30am - 12:30pm

Alternatively you can leave a message and someone will get back to you.

Here is a map of all local services.

*Not all services are provided at all locations. Where only certain services are provided it has been stated.

There are a range of other services including your GP (Doctor) that can provide sexual health and contraception services, in addition to information and advice.

Also see sexual health services for young people.

Clinic Times

Young Person Friendly

Castle Circus Health Centre, Abbey Road, Torquay, TQ2 5YH

Sexual Health and Contraception Services.  Walk-in sessions and appointments available.



Contraception times subject to slight daily variations.



Walk-in sessions:

Walk-in sessions for under 25s:

C-Card registration

Chlamydia testing kits and condom collection services are available at any time.  Ask at Reception for details.

The Brixham Clinic, Greenswood Road, Brixham, TQ5 9HW

Contraception Services only.  Walk-in sessions and appointments available.Appointments

Walk-in Sessions for Under 25's

Paignton Health & Wellbeing Centre, Church Road, Paignton, TQ3 3AG

Contraception Services only.  Walk-in sessions and appointments available.


Appointments and Walk-in Sessions

Newton Abbot Community Hospital, Jetty Marsh Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2SL

Sexual Health and Contraception Services. Walk-in sessions and appointments available.


Walk-in Sessions for Under 25's

Waiting Area H, Outpatients Level 2, Torbay Hospital, Lowes Bridge, Torquay, TQ2 7AA

Sexual Health Services by appointment only.

Specialist HIV Nurse Referral

Youth Enquiry Service (YES), 11 Queen Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2AQ

Contraception Services only for under 25s.  

Walk-in Sessions:

Local School Outreach Drop-in Sessions

Contraception Services for relevant school students only.  Walk-in sessions available over lunchtime period with appointments around this.

South Devon College, Vantage Point, Long Road, Paignton, TQ4 7EJ

Contraception Services for South Devon College students only.  Walk-in sessions and appointments available.


Walk-in Sessions

Pupil Referral Units, South Devon High School and Devon Studio School

Appointments with the Outreach Team from Torbay Sexual Medicine Service are flexible as no set drop-in sessions are held on site.

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