Clinic in a box is available to secondary school children, usually provided in school, through the drop-in service and also in health clinics once they are assessed as competent and over the age of 13 years.
It provides the young person with the opportunity to talk in confidence with a trained professional about their sexual health. It allows young people to talk about contraception, sexually transmitted infections, pregnancy and also relationship advice.
School nurses can provide condoms to appropriate young people through the C-Card service, chlamydia testing, pregnancy testing and if required emergency hormonal contraception.
The school nurse will support the young person to access appropriate services as required.
We have a dedicated website for teens for more information go to our Teen website