Where can i get the contraceptive implant near me

The implant needs to be fitted by a specially trained doctor or nurse. It is available free of charge from contraceptive clinics, your GP and Brook. Find your nearest using our find a service tool. Contraception and sexual health services such as Brook are free and confidential, including for people under the age of 16.

Where can I get a contraceptive implant?

The implant needs to be fitted by a specially trained doctor or nurse. It is available free of charge from contraceptive clinics, your GP and Brook. Find your nearest using our find a service tool. Contraception and sexual health services such as Brook are free and confidential, including for people under the age of 16.

Can you get contraception free?

You can get contraception free of charge, even if you’re under 16, from: sexual health or GUM (genitourinary medicine) clinics Find a sexual health clinic. Contraception services are free and confidential, including for people under the age of 16.

How long does it take to get a contraceptive implant removed?

Contraceptive implant removal typically takes less than five minutes. If you choose, a new device can be implanted as soon as the original device is removed. Be prepared to use another type of contraception right away if you don’t have a new device inserted. A contraceptive implant can prevent pregnancy for up to three years.

Can I get an implant at the same appointment?

You’ll discuss other medicines you are taking in case they can make the implant less effective. Some services may be able to fit it at the same appointment, or you may need a second appointment. You will not be required to have an internal or breast examination for the implant. How is the implant fitted?

How do you get a contraceptive implant?

Tell the receptionist on the phone that you want the contraceptive implant/the rods and that you’ve watched the video. At your appointment, the nurse or doctor will ask you some questions about yourself and your health, to check the implant is the right choice for you. If it is, they will put the implant in your arm.

Where can I get my implants?

You can get the implant from your local Planned Parenthood health center or from another nurse or doctor. You may be able to get your implant for free or at low cost.

Where is contraceptive implant placed in arm?

The contraceptive implant is about the size of a matchstick and is placed under the skin of the inner side of your upper arm. An injection of local anaesthetic is used to numb the skin. A special device is used to place the implant under the skin.

What are the benefits of the contraceptive implant?

What are the benefits of the contraceptive implant? One reason the birth control implant is so effective is that it’s easy to use. Advantages include: one of the highest levels of effectiveness of all contraceptives. no need to worry about birth control for three years.