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Contraception

General Contraceptive advice is available from all doctors and we offer a broad range of contraceptive and sexual health advice including

  • Oral contraception
  • Post coital contraception ( the morning after pill and iud)
  • Coils and implant
  • Barrier methods.
  • Pre pregnancy counselling:  Particularly for those with long standing conditions including  epilepsy and diabete
  • Confidential support, prescribing and counselling for young people entering on a sexual relationship
  • Sexual health including chlamydia screening
  • HRT and contraception for the older woman
  • vasectomy referrals

    If you have had unprotected sexual intercourse  we can provide emergency help and advice  but please ensure you  contact the surgery as soon as possible after the event.

    Out of hours your pharmacist or an out of hours service should also be able to provide advice and help.

For more information on specific forms of contraception we recommend looking at the website from the family planning association which provides information and leaflets about all forms of contraception and sexual health.

fpa https://www.fpa.org.uk/

 
Specialist contraception services are available, including coil fitting (Dr Keller)  and subdermal implant fitting  (Dr Jones and Dr Keller).These require longer appointments and may require a prescription to be ordered in advance, please inform reception if you think you require these services.

Preparing for the insertion of an Intrauterine Device or an Intrauterine System

We offer a full contraception service, including fitting intrauterine devices (coils) at the surgery. We book half hour appointments with a specially trained GP and nurse for this.

It is important we are sure this is the right contraception for you before your fitting appointment. If you have not discussed your choice with a doctor, please contact the surgery to arrange a telephone or face to face appointment to discuss this prior to booking.

Please do watch the video below, and print out a copy of the consent form to bring with you to your appointment, as this contains important information to ensure we are able to go ahead and fit the coil on the day you come.

We recommend that you ensure you have at least an hour free after your coil fit to relax at home before rushing on with your day!

please click on the tab above to see a video about the procedure.

Click here to download form

Worried about Sexually transmitted diseases?

If you are worried you might have a sexually transmitted  infection , confidential advice and help can be sort from ICASH. this is an NHS service based at the Lime tree clinic on mill road.

Lime Tree Clinic

351 Mill Rd, Cambridge CB1 3DF

Phone: 0300 300 3030

The Lime tree clinic

 
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