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Due to severe staff shortages, you may experience a longer than usual waiting time when phoning Sandyford.

See COVID-19 Update below and COVID-19 Service Information page for latest information.


The COP26 summit will take place in Glasgow from 31 October - 12 November 2021. Please be aware that your appointment time may be altered or cancelled at short notice in light of this event.

There will be road restrictions around Sandyford Central. Please ensure that you plan your journey in advance by visiting Get Ready Glasgow.

Postpartum Contraception Information

Sandyford Sexual Health Service and NHSGGC Women’s and Children’s Directorate are working together as part of a Scottish Government demonstration project to improve the uptake of contraception postpartum, with an emphasis on provision of very long acting contraception (vLARC). All methods of contraception (including intrauterine and implants) should be available prior to discharge from maternity services. Links to useful professional resources and a complete list of all Sandyford Clinical Effectiveness Group Contraception protocols can be found. 

For further information and professional advice regarding the postpartum intrauterine contraception service please email or call 0141 211 8608. For other general advice and support for health professionals in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde please see our clinical advice section.


FSRH Contraception after pregnancy

FSRH UK Medical Eligibility Summary Sheet

FPA Contraceptive choices after you have had a baby

FSRH Drug Interactions

Liverpool HIV drug interactions

FSRH Clinical Guidance

Contraception Cribsheet

Advice following insertion of a contraceptive implant leaflet

Advice following intrauterine contraception fitting at the time of birth leaflet