Contraceptive Pill/Patch




If you are interested in starting the Pill or Patch, then your initial appointment will need to be with a Doctor to discuss. There are a few variations of the pill, the Doctor will be able to go through these.

After deciding the pill is the method of contraception you want to take, you will only be required to have 1-year pill check appointments with a nurse. 

For more information regarding contraceptive pills, please visit the NHS website

The contraceptive patch is a small sticky patch that releases hormones into your body through your skin to prevent pregnancy. Each patch lasts for 1 week and you change it every week for 3 weeks, then have a week off without a patch. it can be worn whilst in the bath, swimming or playing sports. 

For more information, please visit the NHS website