The Newlands community is well served by the Newlands Medical Centre with which the school has a close relationship to. This post is to heighten the awareness of their services at a time when many Year 12 will be beginning to take more responsibility for their own health and well-being. Most of this information is extract from the Medical Centre’s helpful website. Services include:
- Choice of male /female doctor
- Free sexual health consultations for patients aged 19 years and under which includes the Emergency Contraception Pill (ECP) and also contraceptive advice.
- Confidential appointments.
- Counselling services are also available.
Previous posts have highlighted the services of Evolve, but this is also an opportunity to mention Healthline (0800 611 116, a free 24 hour, health advice service) and Youthline (0800 376 633, support service for youth).