Archive | June, 2012

Jubilee Celebrations & Public Holiday Services

Updated on 01 June 2012 by getiton

Although the forecast says the weather could be a bit varied over the weekend, we are sure that it will not dampen people’s celebrations and parties over the double bank holiday. 

Please remember that many sexual health services will be closed over the bank holiday period (4th & 5th June). Normal service will be resumed on Wednesday 6 June.

If you need to find a clinic visit www.letstalkaboutit.nhs.uk  or call 0300 300 2016

If you need access to Emergency Contraception (morning after pill) over the bank holiday you could go to a local pharamcy. Check the district pages on GET IT ON to find a participating pharmacy close to you. Please telephone first to make sure that the trained pharmacist is working and able to provide this service. We don’t you to have a wasted journey!

Sexual health clinics provide free emergency hormonal contraception (morning after pill) and some will also offer the emergency coil which can be used up to 5 days after unprotected sex. Check out clinic opening times in your area – www.getiton.nhs.uk/districts or visit www.letstalkaboutit.nhs.uk

Your GP (family doctor) will also be able to offer advice and support with emergency contraception.

If you want to find out more about emergency contraception (morning after pill) click here

Remember that the sooner you act the better as emergency contraception is more effective at preventing a pregnancy the earlier you take it after having unprotected sex.

 

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