NHS PrEP trial
All Northern Sexual Health sites have now gone live for recruitment into the Impact PrEP trial. Please note there are limited places available for the service and dedicated waiting lists already in place across the sites. To be added to the waiting list or to find out if there are likely to still be places available please contact the following numbers. Hathersage : 0161 701 1504 Stockport : 0161 204 5884 Tameside : 0161 342 7101 Trafford : 0161 241 7582 Withington : 0161 217 3318 Please note due to longstanding overwhelming demand, places can not be guaranteed onto this trial. Please bear with staff as they try to get recruitment for the trial off the ground.
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