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CORONAVIRUS

 **Should you have symptoms of Coronavirus, you must call your GP or NHS 24.  You must not attend a clinic in person - Further information

Please note, the Sexual Health Clinics are not currently running in Stirling Community Hospital.  Clinics will only operate from Falkirk Community Hospital and Clackmannanshire Community Health Care Centre until further notice.

Unfortunately, due to Coronavirus, we have limited appointments available. Please call the booking/triage line on 01324 673554, Mon-Fri, 0830-1230 to speak to a member of the team regarding an appointment.   

Limited Clinics Running

 PrEP

  • Patients who have been seen in the service already (Return patients to FV), will now be able to make a return appointment for the Tuesday afternoon clinic in FCH.
  • Patients who are new to PrEP, will need to wait currently

 

LARC (implant and coil insertion, removal and change)

  • There are limited LARC clinics available for Implant and Coil insertion, removal and change from Monday 27th July.
  • There is a criteria to fit prior to being given an appointment
  • Please call the triage line in the first instance for information on the above

If an appointment is made for you, you must attend on your own to reduce the risk of exposure to NHS staff.  

Please use hand gels available.

You need to wear a face covering when attending the clinic.  You will only be able to attend your appointment without a face covering, if you have an exempt letter from your GP and this should be presented as soon as you attend the clinic.  You should have informed staff when you initially telephoned to make an appointment, that you have an exempt letter and will not be wearing a face covering.  This will be noted on the clinic system so staff are aware. 

Advice for women seeking contraception - information on abortion and other sexual and reproductive healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic

Following the Coronavirus Pandemic

When services do return to normal, you can book online for:

  • Routine contraception, ie. contraceptive pill, depo-injection
  • Testing for sexually transmitted infections
  • Return appointments for PREP or further vaccinations

 

Please DO NOT book online if you have symptoms, instead call 01324 673554 to speak to a member of the team who will arrange for you to be seen as soon as possible.

 

Should you wish a coil or implant insertion, change or removal, please call to make an appointment.

 

It will not be possible to book online for all the services listed above, if the online clinics are fully booked.  You will need to call for an appointment.

 

To make an appointment at any of the clinics, call the booking/triage line: 01324 673554, Monday to Friday, 0830 – 1230.  You should be able to make an appointment for the current or following week, should spaces be available.

 

 Please note:

  • Emergency contraception is also available from community pharmacies.
  • STI testing and contraception can also be carried out by your GP.

 

 Contraception and Sexual Health Clinics provide the following:

  • Contraception, including emergency contraception and condoms
  • Longer lasting contraception, ie. implants and coils
  • Testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, including HIV
  • Safer sex advice, general advice and support for any sexually related problems or concerns

 

All clinics are by appointment only, although there are drop in clinics (Sorted on Sex service) for patients who are 20 and under.

 

 We aim to see patients requiring urgent care, within two working days.  Patients with non-urgent conditions may be asked to call back at an alternative time.

 

The HIV service has not changed

 

Printable version of service information

 

Clinics are located at:

Stirling Health & Care Village, Area 1, Livilands Gate, Stirling. FK8 2AU  

  • Monday morning & afternoon
  • Tuesday morning & afternoon

Directions to Stirling Health & Care Village

Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre
Hallpark Road, Sauchie. FK10 3JQ

  • Wednesday afternoon & evening

Directions to Clackmannanshire Community Healthcare Centre

To access the sexual health services enter the building from the Parkhead  Road entrance and report to the main reception.

Falkirk Community Hospital, Suite D
Major’s Loan, Falkirk. FK1 5QE

  • Wednesday, morning & afternoon
  • Thursday, morning, afternoon & evening
  • Friday morning  & afternoon

Directions to Falkirk Community Hospital

Click on the site map for Falkirk Community Hospital and access the hospital via the entrance off Major’s Loan. The Sexual Health Service is within the first building immediately ahead of you.

 

 

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