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How to get contraception

Brook Manchester provides free and confidential contraception. To get contraception, you can simply turn up at our clinic – you don’t need an appointment.

However, if you would like the coil or implant fitted, you will need an appointment. To book an appointment, phone us or come to clinic to speak to our receptionist.

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I need the morning after pill

Emergency contraception, or ‘the morning after pill’ can prevent pregnancy if you’ve had sex without a condom that could end in pregnancy. If you’re looking for the morning after pill or emergency contraception, read our webpage to find out where and how to get it.

Where to get emergency contraception

Unsure which method is right for you?

If you’re unsure which contraceptive method to choose, you can use our handy contraception tool which will ask you a few questions about your needs and preferences and show you methods that might be good for you.

If you come to clinic, our friendly staff will also be able to support you to explore your options.

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Methods of contraception

Where can I get free condoms?

If you’re 13 to 24 and live or study in Manchester you can get free condoms and lube from various outlets.  

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Yes – contraception and sexual health services such as Brook are free and confidential, including for people under the age of 16. Health professionals work to strict guidelines and won’t tell anyone else about your visit unless they believe you’re at serious risk of immediate harm.

More about Brook’s confidentiality policy

More about your rights when accessing healthcare services

No, you don’t have to know what contraceptive method you’d like before coming to clinic. We can support you at Brook Manchester to explore your options. The decision is always yours but we can help you make an informed choice.

Our contraception tool can also help you understand more about the methods and which ones might be good for you. You might want to bring your results with you when you come to clinic.

Yes, there are lots of different options. You can discuss your options with a nurse when you come to clinic. We recommend you wait 3 months after starting a method as it can take that long for side effects to settle.

Brook can only give contraception to clients who are sexually active. Contraception can help with heavy periods but it’s best to talk to your GP in this instance.

You will need an appointment as implant insertions and removals are not available on a daily basis.

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