August Bank Holiday Weekend 2017

Its FRIDAY, the sun’s shining (fingers crossed) and hey its PAYDAY WEEKEND

But, if that’s not enough to put you in a GOOD mood, then we should probably remind you that it’s the Bank Holiday weekend. Yes finally the long awaited and very much deserved Bank Holiday Weekend has arrived (about time too).

Here at the Northern Contraception, Sexual Health and HIV services we would like to wish you all a LOVELY and SAFE long weekend ahead.

Just a reminder that all of our clinic’s will be closed this Bank Holiday Monday 28th August 2017. Don’t worry we will resume back to normal working hours on Tuesday 29th August 2017. However, in the mean time if you require emergency contraception or have been exposed to HIV less than 72 hours then please take note of the following advice:

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Need emergency Contraception over the Bank Holiday Weekend?

If you require emergency contraception please telephone the NHS Direct for the nearest chemist where you can obtain this free of charge. The NHS Service number is: 111

Think you may need Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)?

If you think you may have been exposed to HIV in the last 72 hours – please go straight to A&E in the main grounds of Manchester Royal Infirmary, to be be assessed for Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP).