Important Notice: Stockport Choices/Central Youth clinic CLOSED due to staff training Wednesday 19th December 2018 - 12.30 - 14.30. From Monday 3rd December 2018, Cheetham Hill will be BOOKED APPOINTMENTS ONLY on Thursday afternoons and evenings. Please refer to the 'Our Clinics' page for opening times or call 0161 202 8795 for advice/ bookings for Thursday sessions. All other sessions remain walk in. Clinic closures: Tuesday 18th December - all sites city wide are closed between 8am and 12pm. Hathersage, Forum, Cheetham and Withington will commence the afternoon walk in from 1pm. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Please see our Notice Board for Christmas Opening Times for 2018. We are not running evening sessions, city wide, on Monday 24th December 2018 or Monday 31st December 2018. Thank you.
If you have had unprotected sex, or your usual method of contraception has failed, there are now 3 methods of emergency contraception available. Visit one of our clinics to discuss your options.
There are 2 types of emergency contraception pills- one which can be taken up to 3 days after unprotected sex and the other which can be taken up to 5 days after unprotected sex. It is more effective the sooner you take it. For more information about emergency contraception or to find a clinic/pharmacy near you please visit the NHS choices website on: http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/contraception-guide/pages/emergency-contraception.aspx or alternatively call NHS 111.
The copper coil –IUD can be fitted in a clinic up to 5 days after unprotected sex, or 5 days after ovulation
If you have had unprotected sex then you may have put yourself at risk of an STI (Sexually Transmitted Infections) so it’s a good idea to get tested for STI’s.