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Practice closure for staff training - Thursday 27th September 2018 


The Practice will close at 12.00noon on Thursday 27th September to provide important training and learning events for staff. If you require urgent medical advice during the closure please contact out of hours by calling 111. Thank you.


General Data Protection Regulation & Privacy Notice


The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law that determines how your personal data is processed and kept safe, and the legal rights that you have in relation to your own data. The regulation applies from 25 May 2018 and will apply even after the UK leaves the EU. For further details please see the Practice's Privacy Notice (under the Quick Links section opposite).


 

<h3>Sexual Health</h3> <p> <img style="BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px; WIDTH: 134px; FLOAT: right; BORDER-TOP-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-BOTTOM-WIDTH: 0px; HEIGHT: 143px; BORDER-LEFT-WIDTH: 0px" alt="cold" src="/images/male_female.jpg" />Both men and women need to look after their sexual health and take time to understand the issues that surround contraception and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). </p> <p>For instance there are some STIs, like chlamydia, that you could be carrying without having any symptoms. This infection can affect fertility, so it's important to make use of the sexual health services available for free on the NHS. </p> <h3>Useful Resources:</h3> <p> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Sexandyoungpeople/Pages/Sex-and-young-people-hub.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="48">Sex & Young People</a> <br />A comprehensive guide to the questions you may have about sex from the NHS</p> <p> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/STIs/Pages/STIs-hub.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="49">Sexually Transmitted Infections</a> <br />Issues, symptoms and treatments</p> <p> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/STIs/Pages/ExpertAnswers.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="50">Sexual Health FAQs</a> <br />Expert answers from a qualified Doctor</p> <p> <a href="http://www.fpa.org.uk/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="51">Netdoctor<img style="BORDER-RIGHT-WIDTH: 0px; MARGIN: 3px; FLOAT: right; BORDER-TOP-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-BOTTOM-WIDTH: 0px; BORDER-LEFT-WIDTH: 0px" alt="FPA" src="/images/FPA-logo.jpg" /><br /></a>Here you'll find tips for a fulfilling sex life plus advice on STDs, contraception and common sex problems.</p> <p> <a href="http://www.fpa.org.uk/" target="_blank">FPA - The Sexual Health Charity<br /></a> <span class="st">Sexual health advice and information on contraception, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy choices, abortion and planning a pregnancy.</span> </p> <h3> <hr />Contraception</h3> <p>There are so many different types of contraception available that you should be able to find the right method. You may have to try several different things before you choose the one you like most.  </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <table style="WIDTH: 75%" border="0" cellspacing="2" cellpadding="2"> <tbody> <tr> <td> <b>Types of contraception</b> </td> <td> <b>Where do you get contraception?</b> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <embed height="200" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="250" src="https://www.youtube.com/v/dlgPkyh3_n8&hl=en&fs=1&" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always"> </embed> </td> <td> <embed height="202" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="250" src="https://www.youtube.com/v/cLq_9X6H4aQ&hl=en&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b" allowfullscreen="true" allowscriptaccess="always"> </embed> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3> <hr />Useful Resources</h3> <p align="left"> <a href="http://www.netdoctor.co.uk/sex_relationships/facts/contraception_which.htm" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="54"> <font color="#964646">NetDoctor </font> </a> <br />A Family Planning specialist writes about the different types of contraception, the benefits and pitfalls and how effective they are</p> <p align="left"> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Contraception/Pages/Introduction.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="55"> <font color="#964646">Contraception - NHS Choices </font> </a> <br />Information on Contraception from NHS Choices including why, when and how it should be used and with links to other useful resources.</p> <p align="left"> <a href="http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/hormonal_contraception.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="56">Hormonal Contraception</a> <br />This factsheet is for women who are taking hormonal contraceptives, or who would like information about them.</p> <h3> <hr />Chlamydia</h3> <p> <span style="PADDING-BOTTOM: 5px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; PADDING-RIGHT: 5px; FLOAT: left; PADDING-TOP: 5px"> <object width="250" height="200"> <param name="movie" value="https://www.youtube.com/v/1Lw53jFuOfI&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b" /> <param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /> <param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always" /> <embed src="https://www.youtube.com/v/1Lw53jFuOfI&hl=en_GB&fs=1&rel=0&color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allowfullscreen="true" width="250" height="200"> </embed> </object> </span> </p> <p> </p> <p>Chlamydia is the most commonly diagnosed sexually transmitted infection among under-25s. Often there are no symptoms, but testing and treatment are simple.</p> <p>Causes and risk factors Chlamydia is usually passed from one person to another during vaginal, oral or anal sex, or by sharing sex toys. It can live inside cells of the cervix, urethra, rectum and sometimes in the throat and eyes.  </p> <h3> </h3> <h3>Useful Links</h3> <p> <a href="http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/focusonchlamydia/Pages/Focus-on-chlamydia-hub.aspx" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="52">NHS Choices - focus on Chlamydia<br /></a>Information, videos and advice from the NHS website</p> <p> <a href="http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/html/chlamydia.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" linkindex="53">Chlamydia</a> <br />This factsheet is for people who have chlamydia, or who would like information about it.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <hr /> <p> <em>These links all come from trusted resources but if you are unsure about these or any other medical matters please contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice</em> </p>
 
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