Sexual Health

Services provided at the Practice

Our Nursing team are able to provide the following sexual health services:

  • General contraceptive advice
  • Cervical screening (smears)
  • Chlamydia and gonorrhoea testing
  • Contraceptive injection
  • Contraceptive pill checks
  • Coil checks & removals (we cannot fit or replace)

Services provided at the Virgin Care Sexual Health Hub

The Sexual Health Hub is located on the ground floor of the Fountains Health building, and provides the following sexual health services:

  • Sexual health counselling and advice
  • Contraception - all types
  • Coil and implant fitting and removal
  • Emergency contraception (morning after pill)
  • STI screening, including HIV
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Referrals for termination of pregnancy
  • Cervical screening (smears)

Online Information

For more information on the services which the Virgin Care Sexual Health Hub provide as well as other sexual health information, click HERE.

Contraception Choices has information about different types of contraception choices which are available. Click HERE to find out more.

Body Positive helps to promote information on safer sex and supports people living with of affected by HIV in Cheshire and North Wales, as well as providing information and support on issues relating to sexuality and gender. Click HERE to find out more.

There is also a wealth of information available on the NHS website relating to contraception, click HERE to find out more.


Pregnancy Care

Booking in with the Community Midwives

If you have just found out that you are pregnant and wish to book in with the Community Midwife team, please call their booking hotline on 01244 363487.

Click HERE for our pregnancy advice and information leaflet.

NHS Pregnancy and Baby Guide

There's a lot to consider when you're pregnant or trying to get pregnant, including:

  • healthy eating
  • pregnancy care (also called antenatal care)
  • decisions you need to make about labour and birth
  • coping with common pregnancy problems
  • when pregnancy goes wrong

Click HERE to be redirected to the NHS Pregnancy and Baby Guide, which provides information from getting pregnant and the stages of pregnancy through to to caring for babies and toddlers.

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