Young Persons




Children and Young People Useful Contacts


Did you know:

  • Appointments can be arranged with either a female or male GP - just ask!
  • You can request and attend your appointment with no parent/guardian present.  We would, of course, hope you have discussed any issues with your parents/guardians first, however, what you tell us will be kept confidential if you wish.
  • We have a special notice board specifically aimed at young patients for your age.
  • Information on sexual health, support groups etc can be found here.
  • A suggestions box specifically for you is also in this area - let us know if you want us to improve anything, or ask us any questions.  It is anonymous and we will feedback via a poster in the surgery.
  • Prescriptions for contraceptives are free.
  • We can offer and give emergency contraception at Orchard Court.

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Services offered to young patients:

  • Contraception advice
  • Emergency Contraception - given at Orchard Court, no need to go to the Chemist
  • Sexual Health - include advice and treatment for STIs
  • Chlamydia testing
  • Drugs advice and counselling
  • Counselling
  • Cervical Cancer (HPV) Vaccination to girls currently aged 14-18 years 

Other useful websites for young people

Organisation Provision Link
Frank Honest information about drugs Visit the website
Drug Rehab York Advice and information on drugs and rehab Visit the website
Brook Free and confidential sexual health and wellbeing advice Visit the website
Terrence Higgins Trust Information on HIV and sexual health services and campaigns Visit the website
Eric Children's bowel and bladder charity Visit the website