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Organ Donor

The law around organ donation in England has changed.

All adults in England are now considered to have agreed to be an organ donor when they die unless they have recorded a decision not to donate or are in one of the excluded groups.

If you do not want to donate your organs then you should register your decision to refuse to donate. Remember to speak to your family and loved ones about your decision.

Teens and Young Adults

How do I make an appointment?

You can either telephone the surgery on 01395 222777, pop in and speak with one our receptionists or book an appointment online using the NHS app.

You can either ask for a face to face appointment with a doctor / nurse or a telephone consultation when the doctor / nurse will phone you back.

How do I get test results?

When you have a test done ask the doctor or nurse how to get your results and how long it will take.  If they are abnormal the doctor will contact you so please let us know how best to reach you. 

If you do not want us to contact you under any circumstance then please let us know and you can phone the surgery direct to get your results.

Who can I see if I have questions about contraception or sexual health?

Please don't be embarrassed if you need emergency contraception.  Just contact the surgery and speak with one of our receptionists who will either get a doctor to telephone you or will make you an appointment.  The doctor can give you a prescription on the same day.

If you are worried about sexually transmitted infections you can either see a doctor or nurse.  If you don’t want to see a doctor or a nurse in Exmouth then you can contact:

NHS Sexual Health and Contraceptive Service
NHS Walk-in Centre, 31 Sidwell Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 6NN

Tel: 01392 284982/3 for an appointment in Exeter or Exmouth

Can I see a doctor or nurse without my parents if I am under 16?

Yes, you can, although if you are unwell then we would encourage you to bring someone with you for support.

If you want to talk about personal issues and do not want to bring a parent then you can come alone, bring a school friend or your partner.

Will you keep my information confidential?

Yes.  Confidentiality is very important.  If you are under 16, you still have the same rights to confidentiality as anyone else and you will not be treated any differently.  Please read this guide by the Department of Health:

DOH Guide to consent for children and young people.

If you are still worried you can call your doctor’s surgery without telling them who you and ask for a telephone consultation with a doctor or a nurse for advice.

Any Suggestions or Complaints?

If you feel you have a suggestion to improve our website or the practice or a complaint about us please contact us via our email address:

School Nurse text service for 13-19 year olds

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