Contraception services in Darlington

Where do I get contraceptive services and advice?

Starting from 1st September 2016 CASH (Contraception and Sexual Health) clinics :

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• Drop-in sessions are also held within Darlington College and are available to College students offering contraceptive services and advice. These sessions are term time only.

• GPs provide free, confidential contraceptive advice and support including to under 16s.


Where do I get free condoms via the C-card scheme?

The C-Card scheme is offered from community Pharmacies listed below: • Boots the Chemist, Northgate • Boots the Chemist, High Row • Cockerton Pharmacy • Well Pharmacy, Victoria Road • Denmark Street Pharmacy • Rowlands Pharmacy, Cardinal Gardens • Rowlands Pharmacy, Clifton Court • Rowlands Pharmacy, Neasham Road • Rowlands Pharmacy, Whinbush Way • Rowlands Pharmacy, West Park • • Rowlands, 99 North Road (Denmark) • Rowlands Pharmacy, High Row • Sainsbury’s Pharmacy • The Pharmacy, Rockliffe Court

New registrations and repeat visits are available from: • Healthy Darlington Hub, Dolphin Centre • Sexual Health Clinics at Darlington College and Dolphin Centre • Healthwatch Darlington Any new registrations from 15th February will receive a temporary C Card that looks slightly different to the current ones. Don’t worry these will be accepted at all outlets in Darlington.

Where do I get Emergency Oral Hormonal Contraception (sometimes called the morning after pill)?

There are a number of community Pharmacies in Darlington which offer this for free they are: Asda Pharmacy Boots Northgate Cockerton Pharmacy Denmark Street Pharmacy Lloyds Pharmacy Damson Court Middleton Pharmacy Morrisons Pharmacy Rockliffe Pharmacy Rowlands Pharmacy Cardinal Gardens Rowlands Pharmacy Clifton Court Rowlands Pharmacy High Row Rowlands Pharmacy Neasham Road Rowlands Pharmacy 99 North Road Rowlands Pharmacy West Auckland Road Rowlands Pharmacy West Park Rowlands Pharmacy Whinbush Way Sainsburys Pharmacy Well Pharmacy, Victoria Road

Where can I get advice and testing about Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)?

The GUM service at Darlington Memorial Hospital provides free, confidential STI advice, testing, treatment and support to people of all ages. For details about opening times and appointments contact: 01325 743203 or visit Under 25s can access STI advice, testing and treatment from the Young Peoples sessions at the Dolphin Centre (Every Monday 12.30 – 2.30) and at the Darlington College drop ins.

Tell us what you think: We are always keen to hear your comments, suggestions and views about sexual health services in Darlington. If you want to give us your feedback you can do so by e mailing us directly or via Healthwatch Darlington