Notice to patients
We are experiencing a high demand on the service and we are sorry for your inconvenience. This is owing to staff shortages and a reduction in appointments available. The Receptionists will do their best to help you and get you seen as soon as possible. To help you (if you do not have any symptoms) you can also get a home testing kit from our website. We hope to address our staffing shortfall as soon as possible. Please look out for further information on our website.
The contraception pill is over 99% effective if taken according to instructions. There are 2 types of pills available:
- Combined pill- this contains 2 hormones- oestrogen and progestogen-it is taken every day for 3 weeks and then a break for 7 days. For more information about the combined pill please visit: http://www.fpa.org.uk/contraception-help/combined-pill
- Progestogen only pill- contains only one hormone- progestogen, taken at the same time every day without a break. For more information about the progestogen only pill please click: http://www.fpa.org.uk/contraception-help/progestogen-only-pill-pop