Family Planning



To find a Family Planning Clinic in your area visit your campus nurse, check the notice board outside the Medical Room
or see below. Family Planning Clinics provide free confidential advice on all aspects of sexual health: free pregnancy
testing (with immediate results), cervical smears, well woman checks and emergency contraception. Both males and
females are welcome to attend.

General information regarding contraception can be obtained from your Campus Nurse/Medical Room.

For more information visit the Family Planning website.

Emergency Contraception
If you have had sex without using contraception, or think your contraception might have failed, there are different types of ​emergency contraception you can use. If you act quickly, emergency contraception can usually prevent a pregnancy.

​On Sundays and Bank Holidays, Emergency Contraception is available from some pharmacists or your out of hours GP

Department of Sexual Health (DOSH) List and opening times for contraception

Worried about Sexually Transmitted Infections? Look at the Department of Sexual Health information in the link above.
If you need a smear, ask your GP or contact one of the clinics listed above. Emergency Contraception is available for
3 days and in some cases up to 5 days after having sex. It is more effective if used as soon as possible. Call your GP's out
of hours service or one of the clinics listed above.