CONTRACEPTION & SEXUAL HEALTH SERVICES
If you are looking for advice regarding sexual health, we recommend you talk to the experts who offer free, confidential advice.
FOR STUDENTS IN IPSWICH, LOWESTOFT, GREAT YARMOUTH, OR NORWICH, YOU CAN CONTACT:
iCaSH (integrated contraception and sexual health clinic) offers a range of services in Suffolk including:
- Express test home STI kits
- information and support for a range of sexual health issues
- Contraception advice
For more information, please visit the icash website.
FOR STUDENTS IN THE SUFFOLK AREA:
Terrance Higgins Trust - HIV and sexual health services in Ipswich serving the Suffolk area.
Terrance Higgins Trust is a charity that campaigns about and provides services relating to HIV and sexual health.
They offer a range of services and advice on sexual health, HIV and STI testing, and free condoms. For more information and contact information please visit https://www.tht.org.uk/centres-and-services/suffolk
FOR ALL OTHER STUDENTS IN THE UK:
You can contact the NHS on their website: Find a sexual health clinic - NHS (www.nhs.uk), to find your nearest sexual health clinic.
HOW DO I ACCESS EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION IN SUFFOLK?
If your condom broke during sex, or you have missed your contraceptive pill, or the effectiveness of your contraceptive at preventing pregnancy has been otherwise affected you may need emergency contraception. Your doctor will be able to tell you how the effectiveness of your pill can be affected, and you should always read the packet of your contraception.
Find the nearest place to get the emergency contraceptive pill, often known as the ‘Morning after pill’ here.