This flow chart has been designed to enable you to support young people who think they may be pregnant Encourage and support Young People to consider talking to Parents, Guardian and Partner
Options Kirklees eenage Pregnancy Strategy
Advice and support available:
Need a test to confirm a pregnancy?
Teen Clinics, School Nurse, Connexions Personal Advisers, Youth Workers, LAC & YOT Health Workers and all CASH Clinics and GP’s
Tests available from: CASH Clinic (free) Teen Clinic (free), Upac Clinic ((free), some chemists displaying Choices Stickers (free), Chemist (£), and others. (see Poster)
Decision made to continue with pregnancy
Birth GP, Midwife, Health Visitor, Family: Connexions Personal Adviser, Youth Worker, School Nurse.
Unsure whether or not to continue with the pregnancy
Emergency pills can be taken up to 72 hours (3 days) later, but the sooner they are taken, the better. Emergency contraception available for under and over 16s from many Doctors (free), CASH Clinics (free), Upac Clinic (free) Teen Clinic (free). If young woman is over 16, emergency pills available from many pharmacies (£25.00). Free to over 13s in North Kirklees pharmacies displaying Choices Sticker. Also a coil can be fitted up to 5 days later. For more information Ring NHS Direct (see below )
Contraception and sexual health advice from Teen Clinics, CASH Clinics, School Nurse, Personal Adviser, Youth Workers
Contacts Details of Organisation and Web Sites
Options could be: Counselling, help and advice for unplanned pregnancy is available at CASH Clinic. Upac Clinic, Teen Clinic or Talk to School Nurse, Youth Worker, Doctor, Practice Nurse, Personal Advisers or someone they trust
Referral for termination BPAS
Fostering or adoption contact Social Services 01924 483707
Had unprotected sex? Need emergency contraception to avoid a pregnancy?
Huddersfield Clinics CASH GUM
North Kirklees Clinics Upac 01924 516102 Chadwick Clinic (STIs) 01924 816120 Web Sites:
Keeping the baby
Things to Consider: Are all relevant agencies involved to ensure ongoing support for mother and/partner: eg Further information available through Maternity Alliance Folder (Available through health visitors), Care to Learn, Citizens Advice, Benefit Office Housing, Schools, Connexions PA for Teenage Parents (01484-226700), CIS (01484 223041)
01484 344260 01484 344311
0845 Direct 4647
www.connexions.gov.uk www.brook.org.uk www.teenagehealthfreak.co.uk www.ruthinking.co.uk www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk www.fpa.org.uk www.kirklees.gov.uk/key
Published on Mar 5, 2010