Going to a different doctor

If you need to see a GP, but don't want to go to your usual one, you have have the right to consult another doctor.

You might need to see another doctor if your own one doesn't provide contraception services. You might be feeling embarrassed at the thought of talking to your family doctor about sensitive subjects, like abortion or infection testing or, maybe, you just don't like your doctor. Whatever your reason, you have the right to consult another doctor.

You can see another doctor at your GP surgery, your nearest Brook service, young person's service or family planning clinic. You can ask your new doctor not to tell your regular GP that you have been prescribed contraception. To find your nearest service click here.

If you want to talk to someone about finding a different doctor for contraception or sexual health advice, you can get in touch with Ask Brook. Ask Brook is confidential. That means we won't tell anyone you contacted us unless we think you're in really serious danger.

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