Contraceptive Servicessperm

  • The Practice provides a full range of contraceptive advice and services, including fitting of Intrauterine Devices (IUDs) and Mirena Intrauterine Systems (IUSs) (also known as 'coils'), and the Contraceptive Implant.



  • If you have just had a baby and want to know what your contraception options are, you can read about this here.


  • Further, more detailed, information about all types of contraception available can be found on the excellent Contraception Choices website produced by University College London.  The website allows you to work out which type of contraception is right for you, and it provides clear information, including videos, about everything you could possibly want to know regarding contraceptives.  You can access it by clicking on this link.


  • If your preferred language is Polish, there is information available for you here.


  • If you are interested in using the form of contraceptive called Sayana Press, that women self-administer, by injection, every 13 weeks, please click here to download information about it.  You can also watch a short video to make sure that it is something that definitely appeals to you by clicking here. If after learning more about this method you would like to try it out, you will first need to make an appointment with one of the GPs to ensure that it is medically appropriate for you to use it. Once you have been assessed by the doctor, you will be given your first prescription for the medicine, and you will be asked to make an appointment with one of our nurses in order to receive the necessary training that you will need to self-administer.  You should collect your first dose of Sayana Press from the pharmacy and bring it with you to your training appointment. Our nurse will use this appointment to make sure that you know how to give yourself future doses at home every 13 weeks.


  • If you want to discuss more about having a Contraceptive Implant fitted in the Surgery, please make an appointment with either Dr Powell or Dr Russell (male).  It is essential that your appointment is with one of these two doctors, as none of the other GPs is trained to fit them.


  • If you are interested in having a 'coil' fitted (properly known as an Intrauterine Device or System), please watch this short film, as it will give you all the information you need to know.


  • If you want to inquire about having an Intrauterine Device or System ('coil') fitted in the Surgery, if you have not already done so, please make a telephone appointment with Dr Powell (female).  Before you speak to her, please watch the film mentioned above.  If you decide to have a coil fitted, please ensure that you complete and bring along this self-assessment form to your coil-fitting appointment. 
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