Important Information

Stockport: Choices Centre will be closed Wednesday morning 27/2/19 due to staff training. Please see website for further information. Thank you CLINIC CLOSURE TODAY Harpurhey Clinic (for Under 25s) will be closed this evening, 21st February 2019, 3.30pm- 6.30pm. Please see Our Clinics page for your nearest alternative clinic. We apologise for any inconvenience. 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.

Emergency Contraception

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.



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