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CONTRACEPTION AND SEXUAL HEALTH

PROFESSIONAL INFORMATION

 

Disclaimer:  The information contained in this page is intended for use by medical professionals only.  Information for patients can be found under the ‘Services’ tab on the home page.   If you are in any doubt or require further advice please contact us on 0115 846 8888.

 

BASHH GUIDELINES

STI clinical guidance and patient info leaflets:  https://www.bashh.org/guidelines

Links to each info leaflet also available on Patient Information page in this section of UNHS website

 

BNF

Combined pill preparations: https://bnf.nice.org.uk/treatment-summary/contraceptives-hormonal.html

 

BPAS

Patients can self-refer for an abortion. Tel: 03457 304030  www.bpas.org

 

C-CARD

Free condoms for Nottingham City residents aged 13-24.  http://www.ccardnottingham.com/

Students register for C-card at Student Union Advice Centre, C floor, Portland Building, Tel: 0115 846 8730

Non-students – book an HCA appointment here at Cripps Health Centre or contact Nottingham Sexual Health Service  https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/sexual-health-services    Tel: 0115 9627 627

 

CONTRACEPTION CHOICES

 Evidence based contraception information website:  https://www.contraceptionchoices.org/

 

FPA LEAFLETS

Go to Patient Information page or select from: https://www.fpa.org.uk/professionals/resources/leaflet-and-booklet-downloads

 

FSRH  

https://www.fsrh.org/home/

 

UKMEC Summary Sheet   https://www.fsrh.org/standards-and-guidance/documents/ukmec-2016-summary-sheets/

UKMEC Full Guidance http://ukmec.pagelizard.com/2016

Clinical Guidance (method specific)  https://www.fsrh.org/standards-and-guidance/current-clinical-guidance/

Combined Hormonal Contraception – missed pill/patch/ring guidance

https://www.fsrh.org/documents/interim-fsrh-guidance-on-incorrect-use-of-combined-hormonal/

 

Diagnosis of Migraine With or Without Aura:

http://ukmec.pagelizard.com/2016#sectionc/diagnosis_of_migraine_with_or_without_aura

Drug Interactions   

https://www.fsrh.org/standards-and-guidance/documents/ceu-clinical-guidance-drug-interactions-with-hormonal/

 

Emergency Contraception - decision making algorithm on pages 13 & 14 of download

https://www.fsrh.org/standards-and-guidance/documents/ceu-clinical-guidance-emergency-contraception-march-2017/

 

 Late Depo Guidance page 21 of download

https://www.fsrh.org/standards-and-guidance/documents/cec-ceu-guidance-injectables-dec-2014/

 

Switching & Starting https://www.fsrh.org/standards-and-guidance/documents/fsrh-ceu-switching-document-feb-2019/

 

GENDER

Nottingham based services and support groups:

https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/nottingham-centre-for-transgender-health

https://www.tranzwiki.net/

Information regarding NHS screening programmes for trans people: file:///C:/Users/emis2000/Downloads/Transgender_cross_programme_screening_leaflet%20PHE%20leaflet.pdf

 

HIV

BASHH guidance https://www.bashhguidelines.org/current-guidelines/hiv/

NICE guidance https://cks.nice.org.uk/hiv-infection-and-aids#!management

PrEP is available at https://www.iwantprepnow.co.uk/

Nottingham Sexual Health Service. Tel: 0115 9627 627 https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/sexual-health-services

Terence Higgins Trust https://www.tht.org.uk/

 

HPV

NHS vaccination schedule for girls and boys  https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/hpv-human-papillomavirus-vaccine/

Jo’s Trust - info about HPV and cervical cancer https://www.jostrust.org.uk/

 

MENOPAUSE

NICE guidance https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng23

HRT Guidance  https://thebms.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/HRT-Guide-160516.pdf

British Menopause Society  https://thebms.org.uk/

 

 

NOTTINGHAM SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICES

 Tel: 0115 9627 627 https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/sexual-health-services

 

 

PREGNANCY PLANNING

Pre-conception advice  https://www.tommys.org/pregnancy-information/planning-pregnancy

PSYCHOSEXUAL Specialist Sexual Health Counselling

This service is available for both male and female clients (16 and over) living in Nottingham City who meet the following criteria:

  • Engaging in risky sexual behaviour.
  • Engaging in Chemsex
  • Have a diagnosis (either recent or historic) of an STI that is creating emotional concern.
  • Have difficulties with sexuality or gender identity
  • Have difficulty adhering to medication for HIV.

Clients are offered an initial clinical assessment to ascertain suitability and then, if appropriate, clients can be seen for up to 8 sessions.  The Sexual Health Services counselling service is available at a selection of venues depending on individual need. People can be seen at either:

CHANDOS CLINIC, CITY HOSPITAL

VICTORIA HEALTH CENTRE, GLASSHOUSE STREET

GU MEDICINE BUILDING, CITY HOSPITAL

Clients can self-refer or referrals are accepted from other agencies. Contact the team to (self) refer or more info: Email: SHS.Counselling@nuh.nhs.uk or Tel:  01159 627 627

 

SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) The Topaz Centre

Tel: 0800 085 9993 

Secure Email: notts.sarc@nhs.net   https://www.topazcentre.org/

 

Sex Workers

It is estimated that 5% of students are involved in sex work and could be at increased risk of STI’s or sexual assault.  http://www.thestudentsexworkproject.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/TSSWP-Research-Summary-English.pdf

 

STI screening

Asymptomatic screening is available to people aged under 25 at Cripps Health Centre includes a bloods for HIV and syphilis and a vaginal swab (women) or urine sample (men) for chlamydia & gonorrhoea. 

Self-testing kits for Chlamydia are available to those aged under 25 located outside the toilets in the main Reception area of Cripps Health Centre. Results are provided via text message. 

Over 25’s should contact Nottingham Sexual Health Service https://www.nuh.nhs.uk/sexual-health-services Tel: 0115 9627 627 to arrange screening.

 

 

UNHS patient information lealfets

How to take the Combined Contraceptive Pill

Advice before a contraceptive implant fitting

Your new implant

Advice before a coil is fitted

Your new coil

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