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Sexual Health Services

For Contraception and Sexual Health issues

All clients are asked to telephone 01495 765065

 

Call Monday- Friday9am-12pm and 1-3pm to book a telephone discussion about your health needs.

A clinic appointment will then be made for you to either collect medication or to be seen by clinical staff.

There will be appointments available in 5 hubs:

- Bargoed Health Centre   

- Brynmawr

- Cwmbran Health Centre

- Cordell Centre, Newport

- Ysbyty Aneurin Bevan

(please see more information in the menu below)

 

If you require a sexual health screen and do not have symptoms, you can have a free home test by visiting Frisky Wales.


What services are available?

  • Starting or repeat prescription of contraceptive pills and injections
  • Fitting or changing of contraceptive implants or intrauterine devices (coils IUCD/ IUS)
  • Assessing and managing coil and implant problems.
  • Assessing and managing current contraception problems.
  • Emergency contraception
  • Diagnosis and treatment of the majority of sexually transmitted infections
     in people with symptoms. People without symptoms can also access home testing by visiting the FRISKY Wales website
  • Investigation and treatment of sudden onset pelvic and testicular pain
  • Investigation and treatment of genital ulcers
  • Sexual Assault Care
  • Abortion care
  • HIV care

What about my coil or implant – they have run out?

  • The Jaydess hormonal coil will not work for contraception beyond 3 years. The 5 year Mirena/Levosert hormonal coil (IUS) will work for contraception up to 6 years
  • The 10 year copper coil (IUD) will work for contraception up to 10 years
  • The progesterone only Implant is licensed for contraception up to 3 years but the risk of pregnancy in the fourth year is extremely low, if your implant has been in for more than 3 years please contact us to arrange a change of device.

If you would like information on contraception options please visit this excellent website: