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Sexual Health

Sexual Health Checks at the Surgery

Book an appointment with our Practice Nurse or Health Care Assistant for screening and advice on Sexual Health.

Please do note that we do not provide on-site phlebotomy service and if a blood test is required you will need to attend the local hospital.

We offer free condoms (including latex-free and female) for our patients only

Don't be shy - ask for 'a Purple Bag' at the reception. You will be handed a bag containing a mix of neutral and flavoured condoms as well as lubricants. 

If you do require latex-free, female condoms or a specific size please ask the receptionist. 

Contraception 

Book an appointment with our Practice Nurse, a GP or visit a Family Planning Clinic to discuss your options. 

Please note that we do not fit coils nor implants at the surgery and you will need to attend one of local Sexual Health Clinics if you opt for that method of contraception.

  • In UK contraception is free to all women and men through the NHS. For information on all of the available options read the Contraception Guide

Pregnancy Testing

You can bring in a mid-stream urine sample and our clinical staff will check it for you and contact you with the result.

Other services available in the community 

Do you need advice on contraception, coil fitting or STI screening?

Sexual Health Clinics across Lambeth offer walk-in appointments every day.

They can provide you with:

  • Family Planning advice
  • Free of charge contraception
  • Screening and Treatment for Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Emergency Contraception

Visit the website for details and opening hours.

 Self-testing kits for STIs

You can also request a self-testing kit on-line and test yourself at home /  Sexual Health London It is worth remembering that many people with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have no symptoms. They can pass from one person to another during sex, especially if you don’t use a condom.

It is a good idea to get tested, especially if you have recently changed partners. Most infections can be cured.

Emergency Contraception 

If you have had unprotected sex within last five days there are emergency contraception options available. Please remember the sooner you act the more effective they are!

You can get the pill prescription form Sexual Health Clinic or your local pharmacy.

Abortion (Termination of Pregnancy)  

You can contact Marie Stopes Centre  directly on 0345 300 8090 (24h line) or BPAS (British Pregnancy Advisory Service) on 0345 730 4030 to get advice, discuss your options and book an appointment. 

You can also book an appointment to see your GP. 

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