Family Planning

Contraceptive Services provide first line and reissue of contraception, offering advice, support and information for different methods of contraception to suit individual needs. The department provides confidential services, consultations and insertion or issue of combined pills, progestrogen pills, coils (IUD, Mirena), Implants, Depo-provera injections, contraceptive patches, condoms, basic STI screening, cytology (smear tests), pregnancy advice and termination of pregnancy services. All ages are welcome and both male and females can attend either drop in or appointment clinics, available at a variety of locations, both medical and nursing staff are available.

Chester Lodge – Sunderland Royal Hospital

Appointment clinics Drop  in clinics
Monday 1:00   – 3:00 pm Monday* 5:30   – 7.15:pm
Tuesday 5:30   – 7:30 pm Wednesday* 9:00   – 11:00 am
Wednesday 1:00   – 4:00 pm 5:30   – 7:15 pm
Thursday 5:30   – 7:30 pm Friday* 1:30   – 4:30 pm

*If the above clinics are at full capacity the clinic will be closed earlier than the time stated.

Satellite Clinics

Drop in clinics

Monday Victoria Road Health Centre                9:00   – 11:00 am

 

Appointment clinics
Monday Victoria Road Health Centre 1:00 – 2:50 pm
Victoria Road Health Centre 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Tuesday Houghton Primary Care Centre 1:00 – 3:30 pm
Bunny Hill Primary Care Centre 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Thursday Washington Primary Care Centre 9:00 – 11:20 am
Friday Springwell Health Centre 9:00 – 11:20 am

 

Dedicated Young Peoples Clinics – Under 25′s only drop in clinics
Monday Tuesday Thursday Answers @ Chester Lodge 3:15 – 5:15 pm
Saturday Answers @ Chester Lodge 10:30am – 12:15 pm
Monday Answers @ Victoria Road Health Centre 3:15 – 5:15 pm
Thursday Answers @ Galleries PCC 3:15 – 5:15 pm

Emergency contraception is available from Sunderland Royal Hospital, at weekends and Bank holidays on Ward D47 – Tel 0191 5699747.

 

Contraceptive Services – Easy Read Leaflet