Contraceptive advice is available by making a normal appointment with any of the doctors. Pupils can get advice from the school nurse and a full range of services is provided by family planning clinics (see below).
Family Planning clinics are held in Carlisle:
Tel: 01228 608989
Appointments can be made by calling the number above.
Age 15 and under can attend at any time but it is advisable to call first.
Further information on the different methods of contraception is available by visiting the website www.fpa.org. and clicking on ‘Factsheets'.
Brampton Medical Practice can provide a full range of contraceptive services, including intrauterine devices, contraceptive injections, emergency contraception, implants and vasectomies. We can advise and refer patients to hospital for female sterilisation.
Intrauterine devices and implants: if you have chosen to have one of these methods it would be helpful if you could mention this when you make you appointment so that you are seen by the appropriate doctor and nurse.
Free condoms for people aged 20 and under: see your doctor, practice nurse or school nurse for a condom card which you can use to obtain free condoms from the Brampton dispensary.