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Welcome to our Practice 

New Telephone System- technical failure update

NEW TELEPHONE SYSTEM - a new system has been installed at BOA & Winsley Health Centre on Wednesday 23 August 2017.  St Damian's Surgery commenced on the 12th September.   We are working hard with our engineers as we have discovered technical problems for the last few weeks. We apologise for any difficulties experienced with accessing our services during this time. All feedback is gratefully received whilst we work with our engineers to resolve any problems encountered. Thank you for your patience.

Posted: 29.09.17 

No Worries & Young People Service


This service is for young people aged 24 years and under providing advice on relationships and sexual health issues or any other health issues which are causing you concern.  You just need to ask for a ‘No Worries!’ appointment at reception and you will be able to see a practice nurse, on the day, during surgery hours.

This service includes:-

  • Free emergency contraception (morning after pill)
  • Contraception advice
  • Free condoms
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Chlamydia testing
  • Drug and alcohol advice
  • Any other sexual health or relationship advice


We offer everyone, including those under 16, a free & confidential sexual health service.

We would only share your information with other professionals to protect you or others from serious harm.  We would always try to discuss this with you first. 

For more information please click here

If you have any questions about confidentiality, please feel free to speak to the nurse or your doctor.

Young People Representative


Kirsty Tripp is the Young People Representative at the Surgery. 

Kirsty is here for young people to contact to ask questions about what the Surgery can do for them and to find out more information on anything that is worrying them.  As with all areas of the practice, conversations with Kirsty are confidential.

Kirsty also has information about what other organisations can do for young people and has close links with the No Worries service

Kirsty can be contacted on 01225 866611, or if easier, just drop into the surgery to see if she is available.

Messages can also be sent to Kirsty direct by using the website feedback form.

Patient information leaflet

Please click here to download Kirsty's 'NoWorries' leaflet, which will let you know how to get FREE Condoms, FREE Chlamydia kits and find out how else the surgery can help you.

Young People Friendly Award

Public Health have awarded the Practice with the national quality mark for Young People Friendly.

Huge congratulations to Kirsty Tripp, our Young People Friendly Representative, for achieving this award and for all those that helped Kirsty with this project.


The assessors were pleased to see that the Practice is making every effort to ensure young people receive an accessible and supportive service.


For more details on the services we offer, please refer to our Young People Friendly Practice leaflet or ask for Kirsty at reception!



There are a range of services in Wiltshire which provide support to patients about sexual health and other problems.

BPAS - Open 24 hours a day. Supportive, caring, impartial, non-judgemental advice on abortion, emergency contraception, pregnancy testing, unplanned pregnancy.

Telephone: 08457 30 40 30 Textphone Service: 08453 651 450

Marie Stopes - Open 24 hours a day. Advice and support on contraception, emergency contraception, unplanned pregnancy, pregnancy testing. Pre and post abortion counselling.

Telephone: 08453 008 090 

Click here to find out more information on Sexual Health Clinics near you.

 There is a continence service (for age 4-25 years old) local to you at Trowbridge Community Hospital. Please click here to download the leaflet for information.

Type of Service


Services for young people



0800 1111.

Online advice and information, message forums, live online chat, 24h call, direct email. Calls confidential and won't appear on phone bill.

Mental health, families, puberty, sex and relationships, bullying.


The Site

Info about MH conditions/being a teenager in general. Links to other sources.



Has Talk Zone for 7-18yo. Can self-refer. 01225 765310


Get Connected 0808 808 4994 11am - 11pm.

Also email and live chat 11-11. Links to other websites.


Mental health

Young Minds

Parent helpline 0808 802 5544. No direct contact for young people but has links to other appropriate services. Good for medication information.


Wiltshire Early Interventions for Psychosis Service

01380 731282. 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday


Students Against Depression

Information and resources for self-help.


Suicide: Papyrus (Prevention of Young Suicide)

Helpline for young people and those worried about a young person.

Call 0800 068 41 41. Text 07786 209697. Email

Monday – Friday 10am to 10pm and Saturday - Sunday 2pm to 10pm.


Self-harm: National Self Harm Network

Information, advice and support for anyone who self-harms or is concerned about someone they know who is self-harming. Has discussion forum.



Bullying – part of Family Lives

Information for children, parents and schools. Includes cyber bullying.

Call 08088 002222 Monday to Friday 9am – 9pm. Sat and Sunday 10am-3pm.



Cruse Bereavement Care

Works with adults and children. 01761 417250 Call 10am - 1pm Monday-Friday. Email


Eating Disorders

B-Eat Email

Youthline 03456 347650 Monday to Wednesday 1-4pm

Has a message board. Recovery Club for <18s Wednesdays from 5pm.


Apps for self-help

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (for older teenagers)


Drugs and Alcohol

Turning Point – for help quitting


Wiltshire base: 08456 036993 Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.



Lots of information about drugs and alcohol abuse

Live online chat 2pm-6pm. Text 82111. Call 0300 123 6600



0800 169 6136. Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm


Wiltshire-based service. Offer information, advice, one-on-one sessions.


Project 28: for young people with alcohol/substance misuse problems.

Provides a physical space for young people to spend time in and where they can access services. Young Carers Group Tuesday 2-4pm for 11-17 year olds who are worried about friends/family with substance misuse problems.

28 Southgate St Bath BA1 1TP. Contact 01225 463344.


Children in Care

The Who Cares Trust

Lots of information and advice for children in care/about to leave care.

Advice for children: 02070 178901 Monday to Friday 10:30am – 3pm. Email


Parental Support

Wiltshire Council Wesbite

Lots of links to parental support for many problems.


Parenting support in relation to school/other issues

You are advised to contact the school directly.

School nurses are another source of valuable support and information.





Check your therapist is registered, as well as info about therapists, counselling and psychotherapy



To protect children from abuse. Phone lines open 24/7.

Phone line for children: 0800 1111

Phone line for adults with concerns: 0808 800 5000



Website created by young people, for young people. Lots of information about activities going on in Wiltshire, being a young person and links to advice sites.



Both sites are aimed at parents/carers/teachers and offer information and advice, as well as signposting to local support services


Legal Advice: Coram Children’s Legal Centre.

Free legal advice for children and their families/carers.

Family law call 03003 305480

Education law call 03003 305485 Both 8am – 6pm.



Young People's Questionnaire

form-iconFor Ages 12 - 30

During July 2014 patiend aged between 12 and 30, were asked to take a couple of minutes to complete a Young People's Questionnaire.

Please click here to view the results

The action plan following these results can be viewed by clicking here

Mystery Shopper! highly recommend

In September 2014 we were thrilled to receive feedback from a ‘Young Person Mystery Shopper’ who highly recommended the ‘No Worries’ service.


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Monkey Wellbeing - Friends and Family Test


The surgery is keen for children and young people to have the opportunity to give their views and experiences about their visit to the surgery. Please encourage your children to fill in the feedback forms which can be located in the waiting areas and hand back to reception. There is also a prize for the best drawings which will be announces at the next Patients Participation Meeting on the 8th March 2015


Please click here to view feed back form








Department of Sexual Health

Salisbury District Hospital, SP2 8BJ


Sexual Health

Walk in Clinics

Sexual Health Appointments

Contraception Appointments























Space within the walk-in clinic can be limited due to excessive demand.

Please arrive before stated finish time to maximise your chance of being seen.


Community Satellite Clinics

For contraception, advice and patients with no symptoms.



Warminster Community Hospital

BA12 8QS

Walk in clinic





Melksham Community Hospital

SN12 7NZ




St Melor Surgery, Amesbury


Walk in clinic




Calne Health Centre, Broken Cross, SN11 8BN




Chippenham, Hathaway Practice 32 New Road, SN15 1HP




Central Health Clinic, Salisbury







Castle Practice, Tidworth


Walk in clinic




Trowbridge Community Hospital

BA14 8PH




Devizes Community Hospital

SN10 1EF





Central Health Clinic, Salisbury



2.30-5.00pm (under 25’s only)


Please note – Community Satellite Clinics are designed predominantly for the provision of contraception and screening for sexually acquired infections. If you are concerned about symptoms or require specific treatment, please enquire when booking your appointment to make sure you are booked into an appropriate clinic.


01722 425120

Please take note of clinic location when planning your visit




What's worrying you?

These websites can give you information about common mental health problems, how to cope with your feelings and where to get support.

Please click here

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