Advice and free provision of all contraceptive methods (pills, implant, injection etc)
Emergency Contraception (Also available at local Walk In Centres and some pharmacies.)
Intra-uterine device (IUD, Copper Coil) and Mirena Intra-uterine system (hormone coil/IUS). Patients requesting Intra-uterine methods may need to be assessed by a qualified clinician. Occasionally an appointment may be necessary.
Pregnancy testing (bring an early morning sample if you are able to)
Abortion counselling/referral for abortion
Advice regarding sexually transmitted infections with screening for Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, HIV and Syphilis infections for asymptomatic patients.
Community GUM clinic with some additional testing for those with symptoms.
Advice on vaginal discharge
Information and advice on reproductive health issues such as menopause, pre-menstrual tension, heavy periods
Advice on sexual problems and referral for psychosexual counselling/therapy
Advice on fertility awareness and control
Advice on permanent methods (Sterilisation and Vasectomy)
We do NOT provide
Investigations, treatment or referral for gynaecological problems (we refer via your GP)
Prescriptions for drugs other than for GUM/contraceptive methods (please see your GP)
Care for general medical issues e.g. chest problems, skin problems (please see your GP)
We work closely with the local GUM departments and will refer you to be seen within the local services for some more complex problems
Appointments based services
Erectile Dysfunction (for people with a Knowsley GP only - referral via GP )
Psychosexual Counselling (referral via health care professional – visit one of our sessions)
Complex contraceptive issues (referral via health care professional – visit one of our sessions)
IUD / IUS Appointments available (through in –house referral only)