Contraception

 

Oral Contraceptive Pill

  • Students who are interested in the contraceptive pill must book their first appointment with the doctor at Student Health even if they have previously seen a doctor elsewhere for this prescription. The doctor will issue you a prescription which you can bring to the pharmacy.
  • Students that have seen the doctor at Student Health for their 1st contraceptive script can book a repeat pill appointment with the nurse.
  • Students who have not been reviewed for contraception by a doctor in over a year must make a doctor appointment for a contraceptive prescription.
  • In order to issue these prescriptions, students must book their appointments with the doctor/nurse in advance. Prescriptions will not be issued without an appointment
  • If you are asked to submit your BMI/ BP to the SHS, this will need to be submitted by a recognised pharmacy. Photographs or recording from personal machines will not be accepted in any circumstances. Options for getting a BMI/ BP reading are in the link below.
  • Follow the link for further information on options for the Oral Contraceptive

Options for getting BMI BP for 6 months prescription

 

Implanon

  • Students who are interested in Implanon must book their 1st Implanon appointment with the doctor at Student Health for an initial consultation even if they have discussed this with a doctor elsewhere. Please mention to reception that you are enquiring about Implanon as there are specific doctors who carry out these consultations. 
  • If the student decides to go ahead and get the Implanon the doctor will give them a prescription which they can bring to the pharmacy.
  • The student then needs to book a 2nd Implanon appointment with the same doctor.
  • Student Health is unable to facilitate the removal of Implanon. Please ask reception for information on where this can be done. 

 

Depo-Provera Injection

  • Students interested in the Depo-Provera injection must book an appointment with a doctor at Student Health for an initial consultation even if they have discussed this with a doctor elsewhere.
  • If the student decides to get the Depo-Provera, the doctor will give them a prescription which they can bring to the pharmacy.
  • Students that have seen the doctor at Student Health for their 1st script can then book a repeat contraceptive appointment with the nurse.
  • Students must book these appointments with the doctor/nurse in advance. Prescriptions will not be issued without an appointment.

 

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