Get Sexual Health Advice

If you have a concern or problem regarding your sexual health please make an appointment with any of the doctors or nurses at the surgery. We will be able to give you confidential advice and help on any matter relating to sexual health.

Alternatively, if you would like friendly and confidential advice about sexual health, you can call these numbers:


Sexual Health Information Line

Freephone, 24 hours 0845 371 4037 (local rate)

Sexual Healthline Cumbria signposts callers to the most appropriate service for their needs.


Genito-Urinary Medicine (GUM) Clinics

If you think you have a sexually transmitted infection.
Carlisle: 01228 608989

Workington: 01900 68737

Kendal: 01539 795217


Outreach Cumbria

For information for gay and bisexual men, and men who have sex with men
01228 603075

Cumbria HIV/AIDS Support Group (CSG)

01228 591986

West Cumbria Rape Crisis

Support for anyone who has been sexually assaulted or abused
01900 829729

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI)

Remember that most methods of contraception do not protect you from sexually transmitted infections.

Male and female condoms, when used correctly and consistently, can help protect against STIs.

If you think you are at risk of a STI or have symptoms then either:

  • Make an appointment with your GP.
  • Make an appointment at the Caldbeck Surgery Practice Nurse Clinic – Click Here for details.
  • Go to the Family Planning Clinic – Click Here for details.
  • Go to the Genito-Urinary Medicine Clinic – Click Here for details.

For information about emergency contraception Click Here.