Family Planning and Contraception
Contraception advice and support:
We welcome opportunities to discuss about family planning. There are a wide range options available and can be hard to make decisions. You are very welcome to speak with your GP or nurses to consider possible options and make a decision. We prescribe tablets, patches and injections. We also offer advice and procedures for Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) - mainly introduction of implants and there is limited availability to fit coils.
Locally you can request LARC (Coil or Implant) from services as follows
Southampton Primary Care Limited - local GP federation offering NHS services on behalf of practices in Southamptn. For appointments you can self refer using details as follows - Online or Tel: 023 8017 0636
Local Sexual Health Services - Online or Tel: 03003002016
Read more about contraception
Information about contraception methods
Coils: (Video by NHS Lothian)
Implant: Information leaflet Family Planning Association
Injection: Information leaflet Family Planning Association
Our local sexual health service provide range of services including testing for sexually transmitted diseases, treatment and future prevention.
Tel: 03003002016, Internet: https://www.letstalkaboutit.nhs.uk/
They also offer Contraception information and Condoms by post please use this link to request them: https://www.letstalkaboutit.nhs.uk/contraception/condoms-bypost/
We recommend at least a yearly review if you are using a combined contraceptive method. We also welcome opportunity to review annually if you are using other methods so please do make time to speak with us at your convenience. Please use form provided below to carry out your own review of contraception.