Swish App for young people (good for adults too)

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Services for Young People

Confidential information and advice on sexual health

Nearest service to me

Emergency Contraception

Find out where to get it

Your Closest Provider

C-Card Issue Points

Where you can register or collect free condoms

Find the nearest to me

Swish App for young people (good for adults too)

It is available free by searching Swish Services in Apple app store or Google Play 

The App lists all local services where young people can access advice and information on contraception and sexual health

  • School Health and well being clinics 
  • Swish Services
  • Emergency Contraception providers
  • C-Card registration and Issue points. It has a Virtual C-Card where young people can store their C-Card number as these often get lost. This section also enables them to choose the condoms they prefer and show this to the issue point to enable them to get the condoms they really want
  • The app uses GPS technology to enable the listings to display the closest service to its user's current location and links to Google Maps
  • It has a section called 'My Contraception' which enables women who are using the 21 day or 28-day pill to set a reminder to take their pill and within this section women on the contraceptive patch can also set a reminder to change their patch
  • There is a section on pregnancy options
  • The section entitled 'Look after yourself' is where many of the delay messages sit, as well as information on relationships.Information on the different methods of contraception and many of the common STIs are listed
  • A section on alcohol and within this is an alcohol calculator enabling young people to explore what their drinking means in terms of units and calories and offers advice and tips
  • For young people who are struggling with sexual or gender identity the app links to 2BU Somerset where they can find more help and support
  • It allows young people to rate the experience of any of the services they have visited, helping services better understand the needs of its service users, and making them more young people friendly

 

 

 

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