Young Persons Information
Are you ready for sex? Where can you get contraception or free condoms? Is your body normal? What should you do if a condom splits? And what about infections? Find answers to these questions, and more, by clicking on the link below:
Chlamydia – What is Chlamydia?
Chlamydia is a bacteria that affects the sex organs. If it is not treated the infection can spread to other parts of the body and cause pain, especially in the abdomen (lower stomach, and may cause infertility (being unable to have children).
What is the Chlamydia Test?
If you want to have the test you will be asked to complete a form and give a urine(wee) sample. The test is simple and painless.
Where can I get the Chlamydia Test?
Please ask at Reception, or speak to the GP or Nurse.
Alternatively, you can make an appointment at the surgery for a sexual health check up, or log onto: www.chlamydiascreening.nhs.uk click on ‘choose chlamydia screening’ and enter your postcode to find the nearest screening sites.
CHAT is a Young Person Friendly GP Practice Scheme, whereby condoms can be distributed. Ask for a telephone appointment with a nurse to discuss.