Good sexual health enables healthy relationships, planned pregnancies and prevention of disease. In Suffolk there is range of services available to support your sexual health needs. There are dedicated services for sexual health but help & support can also be accessed through traditional health service routes.
Most GPs provide contraceptive services including the contraceptive pill, long acting reversible contraception (LARC) such as the coil or implants. GPs can also provide emergency hormone contraception (EHC) for episodes of unprotected sexual activity. GPs also screen for chlamydia, a common sexually transmitted disease, for those aged under 25.
Most pharmacies provide free EHC and also screen for chlamydia for those aged under 25.
Specialist Sexual Health Services
Specialist Sexual Health Services offer a free, confidential service providing contraception, sexual health advice, testing and treatment and HIV care and treatment. All treatment is free of charge.
iCaSH Suffolk is the new name for contraception and sexual health services which operate a number of different clinics across the county.
There is a single local rate phone number to call and book appointments to access iCaSH services in Suffolk: 0300 123 3650.
For more information on the services iCaSH provide in Suffolk you can visit their website by clicking here.
Did you know that anyone can access specialist sexual health services anywhere in the country as they operate an open access policy?