Contraceptive Services

Our team of clinicians can provide advice on birth control methods, prescribe contraceptive pills, and offer Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) services.

We provide a range of contraceptive services including contraceptive implants, intrauterine devices (IUDs), and intrauterine systems (IUS).

You can book an appointment by calling 01778 393399 or completing the contraception assessment on Anima to find the method that suits you best.


Understanding your contraceptive options

Contraception, also known as birth control, includes various methods and devices to prevent pregnancy by disrupting the normal process of ovulation, fertilisation, or implantation.


Choosing the right method for you

There are many different contraceptive options available. It’s important to consider factors such as your health, lifestyle, and personal preferences when choosing a method. Some methods require a procedure for insertion and removal.

Here are the contraceptive choices we offer at the practice:

Methods you need to think about every day:

  • Combined pill
  • Progestogen-only pill (mini pill)

Choices that may help with heavy or painful periods:

  • Combined pill or progesterone only pill
  • Contraceptive patch
  • Vaginal ring
  • IUS (intrauterine system)
  • Contraceptive injection
  • Contraceptive implant

Long-Acting Reversible Contraception that last for months or years (LARC):

  • Contraceptive implant
  • Copper coil (IUD)
  • IUS (intrauterine system)
  • Contraceptive injection

Permanent methods:

  • Female sterilisation
  • Vasectomy

Contraception choices available from pharmacies:

Methods you need to think about every time you have sex:

  • Condoms
  • Internal (female) condom

Options that help protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs):

  • Condoms
  • Internal (female) condoms

Emergency contraception is available at pharmacies for unforeseen circumstances.


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