Roman Road Health Centre

Fishmoor Drive, Blackburn BB2 3UY

Family Planning and Sexual Health

We are pleased to be able to offer a comprehensive family planning service. This includes General contraceptive advice Advice and prescriptions for the oral contraceptive pill Advice and team-2prescriptions for the Morning-after pill (Emergency contraception) Advice about Long Acting Reversible methods of contraception (LARCs) ‘Depo’ injections Implants Intra-uterine devices (see below) Prescribe and administer ‘Depo’ injections Fitting of the Intra-uterine Device, IUD, (the ‘coil) and the Intra-Uterine System, IUS (Mirena).

If you wish to have the implant then you will be advised to make an appointment by contacting reception on 01254 282777.

Sexual Health
GUM Clinic is based at Royal Blackburn Hospital, from Main reception turn left near the shop and the GUM clinic is signposted.

  • For advice from nurses telephone: 736094
  • For appointments telephone: 736045
  • Call at 10am – 12 Noon for appointments Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning
  • Call at 11.30am – 1.30 pm for appointments Wednesday afternoon and evening
  • Call at 10am – 12 Noon for appointments on Thursday afternoon

For information regarding ‘Cervical Cytology Screening,’ you can visit www.thecatthatgotthescreen.org
If you have no symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection, but are sexually active and aged between 16 -25, then you are entitled to a free chlamydia screen. You can ask you doctor or nurse about this, or simply ask reception for a screening kit.

Coronavirus – Advice for Patients

 
The symptoms of coronavirus are:
 

 
The symptoms are similar to other illnesses that are much more common, such as cold and flu and it does not necessarily mean you have the illness.
 
NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.
 
Use this service if:
 

 
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
 
Information for the public is available at gov.uk/coronavirus and https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19
 
Like the common cold, coronavirus infection usually occurs through close contact with a person with novel coronavirus via cough and sneezes or hand contact. A person can also be infected by touching contaminated surfaces if they do not wash their hands.
The risk of being in close contact with a person with coronavirus or contaminated surfaces is very low at the current time.
Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:
 

 
You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England at www.gov.uk/coronavirus.

 
Updated:
02.03.2020