Important Notice: Tuesday 13th November 2018 - 4pm - Stockport Choices Centre/ Central Youth is currently experiencing technical difficulties with no telephone or internet connection. Please be aware this will impact upon the running of all clinics from Stockport this evening. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconvenience. Thank you Clinic Closure: Please not that all Northern Clinics will be closed on Wednesday 14th November 2018 for the morning clinic 8.00am - 12.00pm for staff training. Please check the our clinics page for further opening times. Thank you
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.