Sexual health clinics

There are two sexual health clinics in South Tyneside which offer a range of advice and support.


Palmer Community Hospital

Palmer Community Hospital clinic offers a range of sexual health services including: contraception (pills, injection, implants and IUD/IUS/coils); free condoms and lube; testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (including patients with symptoms); pregnancy tests/pregnancy options and health advisors.

PLEASE NOTE: The drop-in clinics are currently suspended due to Covid-19. There is a telephone triage appointment system only. If you need to talk in confidence with a sexual health professional call 0191 402 8168. For more information visit southtynesidesexualhealth.nhs.uk 

To request a sexual health telephone consultation:

  • Call the sexual health appointments line on 0191 402 8168 between 8.45am and 12.15pm.
  • During your telephone consultation with South Tyneside Sexual Health, you will discuss if you have symptoms that require urgent care, to request a sexual health test or to book contraception appointments including implants.
  • As part of the telephone consultation, you will be asked to provide your name, address, date of birth and telephone number, and will receive a call back from the nursing team – usually the same day.
  • During each telephone consultation the nursing team will either arrange an appointment for you to attend clinic, signpost you to the online home testing facility, other services or provide advice on how to self-manage your condition.

Contact Details

  • 8.45am to 12.15pm
  • 0191 402 8168
  • Palmer Community Hospital
    Wear Street
    Jarrow
    NE32 3UX

Cleadon Park Primary Care Centre

Cleadon Park Primary Care Centre offers a range of sexual health services including:

  • Contraception pills, injections and implants
  • Free condoms and lube
  • Testing for sexually transmitted infections.

This evening clinic is for patients who do not have symptoms. If attending with symptoms you will be directed to the main clinic at Palmers Community Hospital in Jarrow.

PLEASE NOTE: The drop-in clinics are currently suspended due to Covid-19. There is a telephone triage appointment system only. If you need to talk in confidence with a sexual health professional call 0191 402 8168. For more information visit southtynesidesexualhealth.nhs.uk 

To request a sexual health telephone consultation:

  • Call the sexual health appointments line on 0191 402 8168 between 8.45am and 12.15pm.
  • During your telephone consultation with South Tyneside Sexual Health, you will discuss if you have symptoms that require urgent care, to request a sexual health test or to book contraception appointments including implants.
  • As part of the telephone consultation, you will be asked to provide your name, address, date of birth and telephone number, and will receive a call back from the nursing team – usually the same day.
  • During each telephone consultation the nursing team will either arrange an appointment for you to attend clinic, signpost you to the online home testing facility, other services or provide advice on how to self-manage your condition.

Contact Details

  • 8.45am to 12.15pm
  • 0191 402 8168
  • Cleadon Park Primary Care Centre
    10 Prince Edward Road
    South Shields
    NE34 8PS