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Emergencies
If you have severe chest pain, and feel that you are in danger of collapsing, please call 999 directly. Emergency Out of Hours – 0300 123 3211.

Test Results
We will normally contact you directly if you need to see a doctor to get the results of any tests. Alternatively you may have been told to book a follow-up appointment. If you do need to find out the result directly, and would like to save an appointment for another patient to use, please ring between 15:00 and 18:00.

Home Visits
Please telephone requests before 10:30 am if possible. This will enable the doctors to plan their house visits and avoid delays. DO THINK CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS FACILITY as it uses a lot more of the doctor’s time.

 

Contraception

There are 15 different methods of contraception. The type that works best for you will depend on your health and your circumstances.

Is your sex life putting you at risk? Take the sexual health self-assessment to find out

There are several issues to consider when deciding which method of contraception is right for you Guide to contraception.

Once you’ve read this information, go to your GP or local contraceptive (or family planning) clinic to discuss your choices .  If you decided to have a coil or implant please make an appointment with Dr Yorke.

And remember, the only way to protect yourself against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is to use a condom every time you have sex. Other methods of contraception prevent pregnancy but don't protect against STIs.

The following links will give you more details on different contraception methods

http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Contraception/Pages/Whichmethodsuitsme.aspx#local

http://www.fpa.org.uk/helpandadvice/contraception

To find your nearest clinic please click on http://www.fpa.org.uk/findaclinic


 

 



 
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