For information on your choice of Contraceptive options, please check out:
Contraceptive Pill / Patch / Vaginal Ring
If you have had a review of your pill/patch/ring within the last 2 years at our Practice, you can submit a request for a prescription online HERE.
If you have not had a review within 2 years or are a new patient to our Practice, please book a telephone appointment with our Physician’s Associate Saj, or any GP. It would be helpful if you could provide a recent weight and blood pressure reading during the appointment (from a home reading or attend the surgery to use the machine in Reception).
Contraceptive Injection (Depo-Provera/Sayana-Press)
Please book an appointment with the Practice Nurse to discuss starting this or to arrange an appointment for your next injection.
Sayana-Press is an alternative to Depo-Provera that is self-administered. Please see the following video link for information on its administration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hi2o-mlQJjc
If you would like this, please book a telephone appointment with the Practice Nurse to discuss further.
Contraceptive Implant (Nexplanon)
If you would like to have a Contraceptive Implant fitted, removed or changed, please book a telephone appointment with Dr Coton, Dr Curtis or Dr Ibberson and they can arrange an appointment for the procedure in a designated clinic.
Prior to your telephone appointment, please read information about the implant: https://www.sexwise.org.uk/contraception/contraceptive-implant and watch the video below or via this link.
If you are interested in having the IUD (copper coil) or IUS (Mirena coil) please read the information on https://www.sexwise.org.uk/contraception/iud-intrauterine-device and https://www.sexwise.org.uk/contraception/ius-intrauterine-system and watch the video below or via this link.
Following this, please book a telephone appointment with Dr Coton, Dr Curtis or Dr Ibberson to discuss further and they can arrange a fitting appointment with Dr Coton in a designated clinic.
UPDATE 16/9/20 **Please be aware that due to restrictions placed on us since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is currently a long waiting list for IUD/IUS fittings at WHMC. Our clinics have restarted but it may be quicker for you to arrange via the local sexual health & family planning clinics via https://www.sexualhealth.cnwl.nhs.uk/london-services/ or by calling 020 3317 5252**
If you have the IUD or IUS currently and would like to have it removed, please book a telephone appointment with Dr Coton, Dr Curtis or Dr Ibberson, who will then arrange an appointment for removal. (The above waiting list information does not apply to IUD/IUS removals)
Local Family Planning Services
If you prefer, you can arrange for your IUD or implant fitting/removal at a Family Planning Clinic. Please check out https://www.sexualhealth.cnwl.nhs.uk/london-services/ for further details on how to request an appointment.