Contraception/Family planning

Clinics

At Shore Medical, we are able to offer our patients many different types of contraception.  There are 8 coil fitters and 5 implant fitters across Shore and we are now able to offer a weekly coil and implant service.

Please see below a full list of our comprehensive contraceptive services:

  • Combined contraceptive pill (COCP)
  • Progesterone only pill (POP)
  • Contraceptive patch
  • Mirena coil (IUS)
  • Copper coil (IUD)
  • Implant
  • Injection

We also offer Emergency contraception.

Please contact your GP surgery to discuss your options.

All contraceptive services are free via the NHS

Related local services:

Sexual Health: https://sexualhealthdorset.org/

Abortion services: https://www.mariestopes.org.uk/resources-nhs-abortion/   Telephone: 03457 304030 

For more information on Marie Stopes UK - click here

We aim to provide initial consultations within 48hours, this can be by telephone, webchat, face-to-face in one of our clinics or by video-link from your own home. We have two clinics in Dorset:

Shelley Manor, Beechwood Avenue, Bournemouth – Monday and Tuesday each week, 8:30 – 16:30

Lifeboat Quay Medical Centre, Lifeboat Quay, Poole – Wednesday and Thursday each week, 8:30 – 16:30

We are also able to offer a choice of clinics across the country. A full list of our clinic locations can be found here: https://www.mariestopes.org.uk/find-us/

All of our clinics provide a confidential setting to respect your dignity and privacy.

Women seeking abortion care will also be offered the full range of contraception methods, as well as STI testing.

It is really important to know that you can self-refer to our services without the need for a GP appointment by calling central booking system CBS number – 03457 304030 . Access also through our website and through this to our webchat service www.mariestopes.org.uk, this is available 24/7, as is access to our own One Call Helpline 0345 300 8090, but service booking is through the CBS number above.