2018

Healthy Peterborough

Safe sex - use a condom

Using a condom is the best way to protect yourself from STIs and avoid unplanned pregnancy this festive season.

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), such as chlamydia, are passed from one person to another through unprotected sex or sexual contact. Using a condom is the best way to keep you safe from STIs. Be prepared and carry a condom - carrying a condom means you’re looking after your sexual health, not making judgements about anyone’s sexual history.

If used correctly every time you have sex, condoms are 98% effective at preventing pregnancy. If you haven’t used a condom or it slips off during sex, you should talk to a health professional about STI testing and emergency contraception.

You can get free condoms at the integrated Contraception and Sexual Health (iCaSH) clinic at Kings Chambers.

If you have any concerns about your sexual health or want to find out more about sexual health services, including STI testing, visit the iCaSH website or call 0300 300 3030.

The clinic is located at Kings Chambers, 39 – 41 Priestgate, Peterborough PE1 1JL and offers a range of services including condoms and other contraception, STI testing, emergency contraception, chlamydia testing, HIV testing and care, and support and advice. You can also visit your local GP or pharmacy for sexual health support and advice.

 

iCaSH is you nearest contraception and sexual health service at 39-41 Priestgate, Peterborough PE1 1JL or call 0300 300 3030. 

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  • Peterborough City Council
  • Peterborough Pharmacies
  • Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust