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”