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Drop in Flu Clinic 6.30pm to 7.30pm 11th December 2019  - Who needs protection against flu?

Flu is more likely to be serious if you have a long-term health condition, are pregnant, or are 65 or older. Every year in Wales three-quarters of a million people have a flu vaccine. If any of the following apply to you, you are more likely to get complications from flu. So even if you feel healthy, you should have a flu vaccine if:

You are pregnant

You are aged 65 or over

You live in a residential or nursing home

You have a heart problem

You have a chest complaint or breathing difficulties, including asthma that needs regular steroid inhalers or tablets

You have kidney disease

You have lowered immunity due to disease or treatment (such as steroid or cancer treatment)

You have liver disease

You have had a stroke (or mini stroke)

You have diabetes

You have a neurological condition, for example multiple sclerosis (MS), cerebral palsy or post-polio syndrome

You have a problem with your spleen, for example sickle cell disease, or you have had your spleen removed

You have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or more

Contraception

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

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Contraception/Pages/Introduction.aspx

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.

 

Smears

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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