Glendevon Medical Centre

Riverside Surgery

Sexual Health and contraception


The surgery offers a range of contraception services, including contraception advice, pill checks, depo-provera injections, IUCD (coil) fittings/checks/removals and free Chlamydia testing for patients aged 14 – 25.

The Sexual Medicine Service at  Castle Circus Health Centre provides free and confidential testing and treatment services for sexual infections, along with advice on a wide range of sexual health and contraceptive issues. They provide these services from their bases at Castle Circus Health Centre and Newton Abbot Community Hospital, as well as from a number of community sites throughout the area.

The community sites include:

Newton Abbot Community Hospital

Youth Enquiry Service (YES), Newton Abbot

Local schools in the Torbay area, see ‘clinic opening times’ for more information.


Please see clinic opening times for details.

Alternatively, to make an appointment call: 01803 656500.

Emergency contraception

If you are under 25, you can get emergency contraception for free from the following pharmacies:  Emergency contraception locations


HIV advice and support:

The Eddystone Trust is an independent organisation providing information and support for anyone affected by HIV across the South West. Some services also relate to wider sexual health.

For more information about the services offered by the Eddystone Trust, click here: Eddystone Trust

Date published: 30th May, 2017
Date last updated: 20th May, 2024