Sexual Health & Family Planning
We are able to offer a range of contraceptive options; all GP’s can do the following:
Pre-coil counselling including STD swabs
Information regarding implants
Coil checks- look for threads, make sure patient knows how to feel for the threads, take history for any problems/complications of the coil.
Coil removals (Female GP).
Nurse Practitioner/Practice Nurse
Pill checks and f/up prescriptions
Depot follow up injections
Removal of coils
Prescribe the POP/COCP/ patches/rings
Prescribe and administer depot injections
Please note!!! The following will need to be done at a local sexual health /family planning clinic:
For further information and advice and to help you decide what method of contraception you would prefer, book an appointment with a doctor or nurse.
We also provide full sexual health screening for male and female patients of any age. If you have symptoms and are concerned or would simply like a check-up, book an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses and we can arrange for a full sexual health screening check for you.
We can test for Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Trichomoniasis, Syphilis, HIV, hepatitis B and C, herpes and warts.
We also offer Chlamydia self-test kits for 16-24 year olds that can be picked up from reception or given to you when you see one of the doctors or nurses. Additional resource for sexual health for young people- http://uchooseonline.co.uk/