Family Planning & Contraceptive Services
All the doctors provide confidential contraceptive and emergency contraceptive advice to patients in all age groups. We have trained doctors and nurses who can fit coils (IUCDs) and contraceptive implants. Gentlemen who wish a vasectomy can be referred to local services.
We have two family planning trained nurses who offer a comprehensive service and advice to both sexes. These nurses offer booked appointments during the day and in an evening.
The services they provide include:-
- Contraceptive Advice
- Cervical Smears
- Well Woman Checks
- Supply of Condoms
- Pregnancy Tests
- Menopause Advice
- Emergency Contraception
- Contraceptive Injections
- Contraceptive Pill
- Sexual Health Testing and Advice
If you are planning a pregnancy or have just tested positive, the nurses are available by appointment to provide you with advice about Folic Acid, smoking cessation, diet, exercise and alcohol during pregnancy.
After 20 weeks of pregnancy all ladies will be offered a Whooping Cough vaccination to help protect your baby from this infectious disease.
During September to March all pregnant ladies will be offered a vaccination against influenza.