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Sept-17: 203 people failed to attend their GP/nurse appointment!  This is equal to 34 hours of wasted appointments!  With increased demand for GP and nursing services and very little extra funding to facilitate this rise, reducing the DNA (did not attend) rate could make a significant difference to appointment availability.  PLEASE...if you cannot make your appointment, let us know ASAP so we can offer it to someone else.

Hepatitis B vaccine shortage There is currently a Global shortage of both Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccines which is expected to last until early 2018. Because of this, in line with the recommendations from Public Health England, we are currently unable to offer these vaccines.

Emergency Contraception

If you have had sex without using any form of contraception or you think your method may have failed, you should attend the UEA Medical Centre as soon as possible.

If we are closed, this service is still available from the Out of Hours Service by phoning 111 (free from landlines and mobiles).  Alternatively you can visit your local Family Planning Service or Pharmacy.
Treatment must start as soon as possible - usually up to 72 hours for the emergency pill, and up to 5 days for an IUD.  
Remember - THE SOONER THE BETTER - do not leave it until the last minute to seek advice in this situation. 
Click HERE to visit the Family Planning Association website for further on-line information about emergency contraception


 
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