BANK HOLIDAY NOTICE - EASTER 2019 All Northern clinics will be closed on Good Friday (19th April) and Easter Monday (22nd April). Online booking appointments will be released at 12pm for the next working day. Starting Saturday 3rd March 2019 We are opening ORANGE ROOMS – TAMESIDE CENTRE FOR SEXUAL HEALTH for an under 25s asymptomatic walk-in and wait clinic between 09:30 - 12:00 Please be aware that walk-in and wait clinics have limited space and operate on a first come, first served basis. Please see Our Clinics for further information
With effect from 01/03/2019 The Northern Sexual Health Clinic at North Manchester General Hospital will be operated on an appointment only basis. Please see Our Clinics for further information
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.