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If you would like help with Stopping Smoking there are free services available locally - click here

or Text: HMQ to 80818 (to get a call-back), or Freephone  08000852219   for more information or ask any staff to be referred.

Alternatively ask in Well, Boots or Morrisons Pharmacies in Aberystwyth or Borth Pharmacy where this service is also provided free of charge.



For information on all types of contraception follow the link below:

Our local family planning clinic is situated on Penglais hill just below Padarn surgery, there is a separate car park.  It operates by drop in on Mondays & Wednesdays (12-7pm) and pre-bookable appointments and/or advice available on 01267 248 674.  (Pre-bookable clinics are for smears & psychosexual counselling 9.30am-12.30pm on Tuesdays and Integrated sexual health 10am-4pm on Thursdays.)  

It offers information and prescriptions of pills, implants, coils, pregnancy testing and advice.

For information or appointments please telephone Monday to Friday /Dydd Llun i Ddydd Gwener   10am -4pm  01267 227475


At Church Surgery we provide a comprehensive contraceptive service including coil fitting, Implant and emergency contraception. To access this service please make an appointment to discuss options with any GP or Nurse Practitioner.  For emergency contraception make a 'same day appointment' with a GP or Nurse Practitioner or discuss with a Pharmacist locally.

If you require a repeat prescription for contraception please make an appointment with the practice nurse


Timing of Coils, Implants and Injections: 

Coil or implant insertion -  it is important that you are not pregnant when you attend. Please ensure you are using reliable contraception or abstaining from sex after your last period. 

Coil removal or coil change please do not have unprotected sex in the week prior to removal or change.

Coil or Implant beyond removal date - assume it will not work and use other contraception and book an appointment with a GP or nurse practitioner to discuss future options.  If you know that you wish to have another coil or implant sited then you can book directly into the next contraception clinic in Church Surgery or with the local family planning clinic.

Injections need to be given every 13 weeks, they can be given early if needed.



Cervical Cancer screeing - for women aged 25-60yrs.  (3 yearly recall until aged 50yrs then 5 yearly.)  Smears are done by our practice nurses and we run a smear clinic late night on Wednesdays (until 8pm)  For more information click here  Cervical Screening Wales 

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