Family Planning - Lion Health Contraceptive Services

Lion Health offers an extensive range of contraceptive services both within routine surgery and in the Family Planning Clinic, which takes place on a Thursday afternoon, run by some of the doctors who specialise in coil and implant insertion.

We invite you to discuss all methods of family planning with your GP.

In routine surgeries the doctors can discuss and commence the (please click on the contraceptive method for more information):

Doctors can also counsel patients about:

If women would then like to go ahead with one of these methods of contraception an appointment can be made in the Family Planning Clinic.

Lion Health is pleased to announce that it now offers long acting reversible contraception (LARC) services to patients in the Dudley area registered at other practices.  For information click here .

If women require a coil or implant change this can be arranged via reception and a routine appointment to discuss this is not required. Please look at the information leaflet link regarding timings for a coil change.

The surgery also offers full, confidential sexual health screening and Chlamydia screening which can be done as simply as via a urine sample with the result being texted to you within 2 weeks.

Please look at the information leaflet links for further information produced by the practice.

For contraceptive issues involving teenagers and younger people the following website offers good information aimed at this age group.

http://www.teenagehealthfreak.org/

For issues regarding contraception and the menopause, see the following information sheet .

You can also find out further information at www.talkchoice.co.uk or at the Family Planning Association at www.fpa.org.uk