Important Information

Important Notice: Stockport Choices/Central Youth clinic CLOSED due to staff training Wednesday 19th December 2018 - 12.30 - 14.30. From Monday 3rd December 2018, Cheetham Hill will be BOOKED APPOINTMENTS ONLY on Thursday afternoons and evenings. Please refer to the 'Our Clinics' page for opening times or call 0161 202 8795 for advice/ bookings for Thursday sessions. All other sessions remain walk in. Clinic closures: Tuesday 18th December - all sites city wide are closed between 8am and 12pm. Hathersage, Forum, Cheetham and Withington will commence the afternoon walk in from 1pm. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused. Please see our Notice Board for Christmas Opening Times for 2018. We are not running evening sessions, city wide, on Monday 24th December 2018 or Monday 31st December 2018. Thank you.

Our Staff

On a visit to one of our clinics, you might meet the following people :


Administration and clerical staff

Our administration team includes our reception staff and secretaries, as well as IT and management staff. Administrative staff are responsible for the administration of patient attendance, including welcoming and registering patients. They work closely with doctors and nurses to ensure smooth running of the clinics.


Doctors

The doctors treat and manage patients with symptoms, manage patients who require a contraceptive procedure and train other healthcare professionals who want to expand their skills and knowledge in sexual health.


Health advisors

Our health advisors will call you if you are found to have a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and will arrange with you to return to the clinic (of your choice) for treatment, if necessary. They will also assist you, if you choose, to contact any sexual partner(s) who may have had contact with infection - this is called partner notification,. 

They also see younger patients to help to establish if there are any concerns or worries.


Nurses

Our nurses treat and manage patients with symptoms, manage patients who require a contraceptive procedure, , give test results and administer treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). 

Nurses will also prescribe contraception, including emergency hormonal contraception (also known as the morning-after pill), and perform contraceptive procedures, such as inserting implants or intrauterine devices (IUDs).

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