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Contraception

The Wolverton Centre currently offer the following contraceptive services (family planning)

1. Emergency contraception (click to find out more)

  • Emergency pill (the morning after pill)
  • Emergency coil (a small plastic and copper device that is inserted into your womb)

2. Routine contraception (click to find out more)

  • Male condom
  • Female condom
  • The Pill (taken daily)
  • Natural family planning

3.  Long acting reversible contraception (click to find out more)

  • Injection – given in the buttocks every 3 months
  • Implant – a small flexible rod inserted in the upper arm lasting up to 3 years
  • Coil  – a plastic/copper device inserted into the womb lasting up to 5 years

TIMETABLE for NEW requests of contraception (family planning)

  • If you would like to have a coil inserted, please book an appointment to discuss this first.
  • If you have been referred by your GP and/or have a complicated issue (missing coil threads, other medical condition) you will need to be seen in our Complex Contraception Appointment Clinic*. Please discuss this when you telephone.
 

DAY

WALK-IN (no appointment required)

Doors open at 8.30 am for walk-in clinics

APPOINTMENTS

(to be booked in advance on

020 8974 9331)

Monday 9.00 am – 12.00 pm  

2.30 pm – 5.30 pm

 

Tuesday 9.00 am –   2.30 pm

4.00 pm –   6.00 pm (strictly for 18yrs & under only)

Wednesday 9.00 am – 12.00 pm
Thursday 9.00 am – 12.00 pm  

2.30 pm – 7.40 pm

Friday 9.00 am – 12.00 pm  

2.30 pm – 5.30 pm

 

TIMETABLE for patients who have previously been prescribed contraception by The Wolverton Centre and emergency contraception#

 

DAY WALK-IN (no appointment required)

Doors open at 8.30 am for walk-in clinics

APPOINTMENTS

(to be booked in advance on

020 8974 9331)

Monday 8.30 am – 12:00 pm  2.30 – 5.30pm

 

Tuesday 8.30 am –   2.30 pm

4.00 pm –   6.00 pm (strictly for 18yrs & under only)

Wednesday 8.30 am – 12.00 pm  6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thursday 8.30 am – 12.00 pm 4.00 pm – 7.30 pm
Friday 8.30 am – 12.00 pm 2.30 pm – 5.30 pm

Routine Contraception is available in our Young Person’s Sexual Health Clinic “The Point” (strictly 18 years and under).

Every Tuesday 16:00 – 18:00   (walk-in & wait)

 

#At all other times EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION is available from the Hospital’s Accident & Emergency Department (A&E) and local Pharmacies.

Click here for more information about emergency contraception  (which includes details of local Pharmacies)

Click here for details of local Family Planning Clinics