If you are concerned, please call to make an appointment to see your Gp for advice.
Emergency contraception can be obtained free of charge from any Family Planning Clinic or Sexual Health Clinic and from many NHS walk in centres
Girls and women aged 13-24 can obtain the emergency contraceptive pill free of charge from many local pharmacies.
The emergency pill can also be purchased from most pharmacies by anyone aged 16 or over for around £25.
Please book an appointment with a GP or the nurse to discuss your options. The practice offers all types of contraception including coils and implants.
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We offer a free chlamydia test to all adults aged between 15 and 24.
- It is free
- It is quick and easy
- it is confidential
You do NOT need to see a GP or nurse to have the test - you can take the test yourself. Simply obtain a testing kit from the surgery.
Facts about chlamydia
- Chlamydia is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection
- People who are 24 and under and sexually active are more likely to contract chlamydia
- 1 in 14 people 24 and under who are tested, have chlamydia
- It affects both sexes
- Most people who have chlamydia do not know they have it.
If you are 24 or under and have been sexually active, it is recommended that you have a chlamydia test every year or every time you change a sexual partner.
For more information about chlamydia go to www.c-sure.org.uk
Cervical Smears Between the ages of 25 and 64, women who are or who have been sexually active should have a smear test taken every three or five years dependent on age. this simple test could save your life. Please make an appointment with the nurse for this to be done.