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Sexual health

Looking after your sexual health is a vital part of taking care of your physical and mental health.

Taking care of your sexual health includes:

  • Planning for and using contraception
  • Understanding changes to your body
  • Learning how to avoid sexually transmitted infections
  • Knowing where to go if you want help and advice

Where can I get advice?

Here is a list of sexual health centres where you can get advice about and receive a variety of different types of contraception.

You can also get tested for sexually transmitted infections and receive treatments.

Branston Clinic
Address: Branston Clinic, Main Street, Branston, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 3EY

Cannock Clinic (under 21s only)
Address: Park House, 12 Park Road, Cannock, WS11 1JN

Cobridge Community Health Centre
Address: Cobridge Community Health Centre, Church Terrace, Cobridge, Stoke-on-Trent, ST6 2JN

Ryecroft Medical Centre
Address: Broad Street, Newcastle, ST5 2BQ

Sir Robert Peel Hospital
Address: Sir Robert Peel Hospital, Plantation Lane, Mile Oak, Tamworth, B78 3NG

Stafford Central Clinic
Address: Civic Centre, Riverside, Stafford, ST16 3AQ

What days and times are the services open? 

More information on clinics and opening times in Staffordshire can be found on the Open Clinic website.

Where else can I get contraception? 

A range of contraception is also available from local GPs. Many GPs also fit long acting reversible contraception such as coils and implants.

Where can I get free emergency contraception?

Most community pharmacies can provide free emergency contraception, including but not limited to:

  • Lloyds pharmacies
  • Boots stores
  • Asda pharmacies
  • Tesco pharmacies
  • Well pharmacies
  • Cornwell pharmacies

Where else can I get further information? 

You can find answers to some other frequently asked questions about sexual health from Staffordshire Connects.

You can also find other local organisations and groups that can offer you confidential help and support.   

Health and wellbeing planner

Use this planner to make some positive changes to your lifestyle and find the advice and support you need. 

Support for young people

As well as being able to access all of the support mentioned above, if you are a young person and you are just looking for some information, take a look at these sites:

  • The Mix 
  • Health for Teens
  • Protect against STIs use a condom

  • Sexwise 

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