Family planning

All of the doctors are able to give advice on all methods of contraception. The practice does not offer Coil (IUCD) fitting or removal, or the implant. Please contact Family Planning Services on 0191 569 9966 for further information.

Patients who have been started on the contraceptive pill or injectable contraception can attend the practice nurse for their regular check-ups and repeat prescriptions.

The doctors are also happy to give advice for those preparing or wishing to become pregnant.