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How GP practices in Wakefield will be working to tackle coronavirus


If you think you or someone you know may have coronavirus please visit NHS 111 coronavirus


For the latest general advice on coronavirus please visit Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Young People

Your rights

Anything you say to a healthcare professional or anything that is written about you or your care will be kept secret from your family, your teachers, your employers and any other organisation. For more information please see our confidentiality policy 

Confidentiality Policy (Teenagers)

Feeling low?

Kooth.com is a free, anonymous, confidential website where young people can go for help

www.KOOTH.com

Contraception and Sexual health

C-Card scheme – free condoms

The C-Card scheme is a free and confidential service to all young patients who are registered for the scheme.  You can get free condoms from the surgery if you are aged between 13-25 years old and we will not tell anyone that you have accessed this service.

See https://wfact-ccard.org.uk/c-card.html for more details or ask the receptionist or nurse when you come to surgery.

Spectrum

The Contraception and Sexual Health Service provided by Spectrum is free, friendly and confidential.  Spectrum's highly trained staff assist people of all ages in making informed and safe decisions about sex and sexual health.  Their aim is to reduce the rates of sexually transmitted infections and teenage pregnancies in the Wakefield area. See CaSH for contact details and more information.

Drug and Alcohol Problems

Wakefield Young People's Drug and Alcohol Service is a drug and alcohol service for young people aged 18 and under.  They provide free, friendly and confidential support if you or someone else is worried about your drug and/or alcohol use.  See changegrowlive for more information and contact details or call them on 01924 371579.

Experiencing relationship abuse or sexting?

Disrespect Nobody is a website that can provide you with information that may help.  

Immunisations for Young People

This guide is for young people aged 11 to 19 and their parents or guardians.  It includes information on the immunisations given, why they are needed and any side effects.  

Are you starting University in England this Summer?  

This leaflet explains why it's important that new university entrants have MenACWY vaccination to protect against meningococcal disease.



 
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