Important information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Until further notice all of our Queue & Wait, Test & Go and routine appointment services are suspended to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and to enable some of our staff to be re-deployed. This means that you are unable to be seen in the clinic without talking to our central booking team first.

Please call 01904 721111 to arrange a discussion with one of our clinical staff. If you feel the issue is URGENT e.g. you need emergency contraception, HIV post-exposure treatment or have new and significant symptoms, please let the booking team know.

Clinic Closures - As from week commencing 23rd March we will only operate clinics in York, Selby, Harrogate, Scarborough, Northallerton, Catterick and Skipton - all other clinics are temporarily suspended.

ONLINE SERVICES - free STI testing and condoms are available via the website for residents of York and North Yorkshire

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I want to have / exchange or remove my coil

We offer appointments to fit, exchange and remove contraceptive coils. This includes the copper coil (IUD) and Mirena/Kyleena coils (IUS).

We are only commissioned to fit coils for contraceptive purposes. For coils for non-contraceptive reasons you can access this from some GPs. Please contact your GP to discuss your coil fit or exchange if it is not for contraception.

I would like a coil fit/exchange

This is usually a two-step process of initial discussion followed by a procedure appointment. The first step would be  a consultation  to discuss your history and check  that this is the right method for you. This consultation can be done over the phone or in clinic. Please read the information on the sexwise website here before attending. 

Information on the copper coil (IUD)

Information on the hormonal coil (IUS)

Please call 01904 721111 or see Clinics and Services for our opening times.

You will need to ensure you are not pregnant by using a reliable method of contraception prior to a coil fit.

You need to abstain from sex or use condoms 7 days before the coil exchange.You will need to use a reliable form of contraception if your coil has already expired.

 

I have a coil and I would like it removed

Please call 01904 721111 or see Clinics and Services for our opening times.

You need to abstain from sex or use condoms  7 days  before the removal.

If your coil is out of date please ensure you are using reliable alternative contraception.