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Sexual Health  

NHS Highland Campaign 

Healthy sexual relationships are an important and fulfilling part of life for most of us. Find out how to be happy and stay safe.

Sexual health and Wellbeing for Under 25s:

Formerly provided by Brook Highland, sexual health and wellbeing advice has now (April 2017) been taken on by North 25, a service supplied by NHS Highland.

Expert information is available on:

  • Contraception
  • Emergency Contraception
  • Pregnancy Testing
  • Screening for infections
  • Termination referrals
  • Counselling
  • Disabled access
  • Interpreting service

North 25's clinic is based at 57 Church Street, Inverness, IV1-1DR. Staff can also be contacted by phone on 01463 888 300. Please note clinic opening times are as follows:

Mon: 16:15-18:30
Tue: 16:15-18:30
Wed: Closed
Thurs: 16:15-18:30
Fri: Closed
Sat: 12:00-15:00
Sun: Closed

Information for everyone:

  • People: 
    - Young people 
    - Older People
    - Parents and carers
    - People with disabilities
  • Sexual orientations:
    -Lesbian
    - Gay
    - Straight
    - Bisexual
  • Issues:
    - Safer Sex
    - Unplanned pregnancy
    - Sex and the law
    - Transsexuality and transgender issues
    - Faith and relationships
    - Commercial sex
    - Sexual violence
  • Services:
    - Clinics, etc
    - Free condoms
    - Problem page

Information for professionals working to improve sexual health

  • Information and statistics
  • Training
  • Resources for professionals
  • Key documents
  • FAQs

Sexual Health Improvement in community areas:

  • Argyll and Bute Sexual Health Forum
  • Caithness and Sutherland Sexual Health Forum
  • EOLAS (Skye and Lochalsh Sexual Health Forum)
  • Lochaber Sexual Health Forum
  • South-East Highland CHP (Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey)
  • Rossshire Sexual Health Forum

Learning Disabilities and Relationships:

  • Highland Learning Disabilities and Relationships Group

Information

What can we say? Everyone is different. Every sexual relationship is different.

There is no one-size-fits-all for healthy sexual relationships but we hope that whoever you are and whatever floats your boat you can find information on this site that will help you and your partner(s) be happy and safe.

Do take your time to roam around and look for whatever interests you. If we’re not providing information you think you need, please let us know and we’ll try to find it for you.

Remember, these pages are for you and people like you but they’re for people who aren’t the slightest bit like you as well.

Some parts of these pages may not be your particular cup of tea.

Our aim is that every piece of information on this site will be of importance to someone in the Highlands.

Contact

Sexual Health Improvement is (primarily) based within the Public Health Department at:

Larch House
Stoneyfield Business Park
Inverness
IV2 7PA

Administration Officer – Sexual Health Improvement
Carol MacArthur 01463 704959
carol.macarthur@nhs.net

Further Information:

Carol MacArthur 
Sexual Health Improvement Administration Officer 
01463 704959 
Useful Links
  • NHS inform
    A one-stop-shop for quality assured general health information for patients, their families and carers, and interested members of the public. The information includes: Patient leaflets, medicines information, and support groups.
  • Health Scotland
    Information and resources to support health improvement practitioners and organisations working with us to improve Scotland's health and reduce inequalities.
  • Waverley Care
    Support services for people living with HIV HIV prevention and information services HIV and Hepatitis B and C testing service Free condoms and lube by post scheme - Outreach, information and resources to men who have sex with men Sexual health information and advice Training and workshops for professionals; young people; groups LGBT * support and information (* lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender)