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Tel: (0118) 973 2678
Fax: 0118 973 3689
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Teenagers

Chlamydia Screening

Chlamydia screening is available from the surgery.

If you are under 25 simply ask at reception for a kit.  It is a completely confidential service where you can send a urine sample in the envelope provided and receive the results easily.

For more information visit NHS Choices

Videos from the NHS

In this dramatisation, teenage couple Ben and Rosie get tested for sexually transmitted infections, including chlamydia.

Contraception

There are many different methods of contraception. Your GP or practice nurse will discuss your choices with you to find the type that will work best for you.

Contraception is free for most people in the UK and allows you to choose when and if you want to have a baby. The only way to help protect yourself against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is to use a condom every time you have sex. Other methods of contraception prevent pregnancy but don't protect against STIs.

External Websites:

Contraception explained - NHS Choices

Videos from NHS Choices

Dr Tina Peers, consultant in contraception and sexual health, explains how teenage girls can find the right type of contraception.

 

Teenagers say what they think about contraception and pregnancy, and experts describe how becoming pregnant or catching an STI can affect your life and your body. (Video courtesy of Making Sense of Health.)

Sexual Health

A range of sexual health services are offered at the surgery including:

  • contraception and contraception advice
  • emergency contraception and emergency contraception advice
  • testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhoea and genital warts
  • testing and counselling for HIV and AIDS

If you need advice and support with a sexual health matter or you think you have a problem you would like to discuss, please call the surgery to make an appointment.

Sexual health services are freely available for everyone.

For more information please visit the websites below:

External Websites:

Family Planning Association: Sexual Health Advice

British Pregnancy Advisory Service

Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual Health Topics - NHS Choices

Videos from NHS Choices

You can't tell if someone's got an STI just by looking at them. See real people talk about using condoms. Find out more about STIs.

 

If you've had unprotected sex you might have a sexually transmitted infection (STI). See how to find out if you have, how it can be treated, and how it can affect your health.