Contraception: Coil services

What is the coil?

There are two types of coil, these are the intrauterine device (IUD) and the intrauterine system (IUS).

They are both small plastic, T-shaped devices which are put into your uterus (womb) and works as contraception for a number of years.

Click the Link below to see a detailed and informative video about the IUD/ IUS coil.

Booking an appointment

The surgery can offer appointments for insertion, change and removal of coils.

Prior to your coil fitting appointment, please note the following:

Please ensure you have either abstained from sex or used a reliable form of contraception from the 1st day of your last period.
If you have not had a chlamydia test in this current relationship please ring reception for a self test at least 1 week prior to your appointment.
If your coil is being changed please use condoms or abstain from sex in the 7 days prior to your appointment.
You will be sent a consent form via text, please read and respond with “ I consent” 

For emergency contraception, coil removals or coil problems, please ring the surgery to speak to a GP on 0113 274 4777.