East Barnwell Health Centre

East Barnwell Health Centre, Ditton Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8SP

Telephone: 01223 728900

admin.eastbarnwellhealthcentre@nhs.net

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - Due to unprecedented workload pressure, we are unable to accept any new registrations until further notice. We would also encourage all of our patients, wherever possible, to use the local services available: Community Pharmacy for minor ailments, NHS 111 and Local Minor Injury Units.

PHARMACY FIRST - Almost all pharmacies now offer the Pharmacy First service, giving advice and, if needed, NHS medicines to treat seven common health conditions - and all without the need for a GP appointment. Ask your local pharmacy for more information about this free NHS service.

 

Chlamydia Tests

DID YOU KNOW

• Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI)

• 1 in 10 active under 25 year olds will have Chlamydia without having any signs or  symptoms

• 70% of women and 50% of men who have Chlamydia have no symptoms.

• You can have Chlamydia for weeks, months or years without knowing it

• It is easily treated with antibiotics

• If left untreated Chlamydia can lead to infertility in both men and women.

HOW TO TEST

• Its free

• No embarrassing examinations

• WOMEN – urine sample

• MEN – urine sample

WHERE TO TEST

• Chlamydia screening is available at the Student practices, and through the Cambridge University College nurses

• Centre 33, Clarendon St, Tel: 01223 316488 Wednesday 3:30 – 5:00pm

• The Laurels, 20 Newmarket Rd, Tel: 01223 726349  Monday 5:00-6:30pm

Did you know you can have a test kit sent to you, simply go on line and order one.

For more detailed information please visit the excellent and detailed:- http://www.cambstakeatest.com/

SAFER SEX –ALWAYS WEAR A CONDOM

Source: Cambridge and Peterborough Primary Care Trust

Chlamydia Screening Programme.

Weblinks:

http://www.goodsexualhealth.com

http://www.playingsafely.co.uk/

The NHS guide to sexually transmitted infections:

http://www.fpa.org.uk/information/leaflets/

http://www.brook.org.uk/

http://www.mariestopes.org.uk/

Opening Times

  • Monday
    08:00am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Tuesday
    08:00am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Wednesday
    08:00am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Thursday
    08:00am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Friday
    08:00am to 01:00pm
    02:00pm to 06:00pm
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED
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