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Our Clinics

THE CLINIC STAFF WORK AS A TEAM TO PROVIDE ALL THE SERVICES AVAILABLE

The core team consists of doctors and nurses who have qualifications in Sexual and Reproductive Health, assisted by clerical staff who make appointments and organise the case notes.

All clinics have female staff on duty and some clinics have male and female staff.

All the staff in the clinic work to a strict code of confidentiality and are forbidden to reveal your personal information to anyone else without your permission. The only exception is when there is a very serious risk of harm to you, and we would explain what we were going to do.

Sometimes we have trainees or students at the clinics. The trainees are qualified Doctors and Nurses who are working for extra qualifications in sexual and reproductive health. The students are medical or nursing students. You will be asked if you agree to a trainee/student being present at your consultation. It is your choice, and the service you receive will not be affected whatever your decision.

At present we are only using online booking for appointments for testing when there are no symptoms return appointments for depo provera injections. For anything else please phone  the appointments line 01294 323226

 If you use online booking to try and get an appointment for something else we will not be able to provide it at the appointment and you will be asked to phone in

 Other sexual health departments are using this app for different types of appointment. Ayrshire & Arran  are working toward making other sorts of appointments available

Why do people come to the clinic?

People attend the clinics for a variety of reasons…

Contraception – including emergency contraception
Postnatal contraception
STI Testing and treatment 
Pregnancy tests
Young people’s clinics – ( age 18 and under) for contraception and STI testing
Abortion advice – you can also self-refer call 01563 827025
Free Condoms and C–card sign up
PREP/ PEP services
Information and advice on sexual Health matters
HIV information & testing
Hepatitis B testing and vaccination – if you are at risk for getting Hep B sexually
Hepatitis C testing
Your GP can refer you for Sterilisation counselling, Vasectomy, Menopause and Psychosexual counselling

Sexual Health Clinics

The Gatehouse

  • Sexual Health Clinic, Ayrshire Central Hospital, Irvine, KA12 8SS
  • 01294 323226
  • Monday- Thursday - Appointment only 09.30-15.30
  • Young Person Clinic (under 18s) Tuesday - Appointment & drop in 16.00-17.30

The Gatehouse

  • Sexual Health Clinic, Glenmuir Place, Ayr, KA8 9RS
  • 01294 323226
  • Wednesday and Thursday - Appointment only 09.30-15.30
  • Friday 09.30- 11.00
  • Young Person Clinic (under 18s) - Appointment & drop in 15.30- 17.00

Sexual Health Clinic

  • Central Clinic Old Irvine Road, 16 Old Irvine Road, Kilmarnock, KA1 2BD
  • 01294 323226
  • Monday - Appointment only 09.30-16.00
  • Friday - Appointment only 09.30-12.00
  • Young Person Clinic (under 18s) Monday - Appointment & drop in 16.00-17.30

East Ayrshire Community Hospital

  • East Ayrshire Community Hospital, Ayr Road, Cumnock
  • 01294 323226
  • Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month - Appointment only 13.30- 15.30
  • Young Person Clinic (under 18s) - Appointment and drop in 16.00-17.30

Blood Borne Virus Clinics

Terrence Higgins Trust- rapid HIV and Syphilis testing