Contraceptive Implant

The contraceptive implant is one of the most effective forms of contraception (over 99%). It lasts for 3 years, and can be taken out at any time, providing quickly reversible fertility for those wishing to be pregnant.

The implant is a soft piece of plastic that’s put in under the skin of the arm by a highly trained implant specialist.

It contains one hormone (a progestogen), which is very similar to one of the body’s own hormones.

Here at REMEDI HEALTH in Winchester we can advise on all contraception options and fit and remove implants.

Pop into our award-winning clinic and pharmacy in Winchester to find out more or call the clinic for more information.

Book a Contraceptive Implant Appointment

Your appointment will last up to 45 minutes depending on whether we are removing only, removing and replacing (renewal) or inserting for the first time.

If you’re not sure about whether you want an implant then please book a consultation first so we can listen to your contraceptive needs and help you make the right choice for you.

Implant removal £175
Implant insertion £300
Implant renewal (removal and insertion) £350

To book this service, please select your service below:

Insertion of Contraceptive Implant
Removal of Contraceptive Implant
Renewal of Contraceptive Implant

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Safe, private clinic

Our beautiful award-winning clinic is in the centre of Winchester and we look forward to welcoming you. Keeping you and others safe is our priority and so if you are unwell, please let us know in advance and we will make appropriate arrangements.

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Trained clinicians

Your appointment will be with a highly trained clinician in one of our private consultation rooms at our clinic in Winchester. We will advise you to ensure that you only receive treatment that is appropriate so you are protected and safe.

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Private Pharmacy

We operate within a registered private pharmacy which means that we can discuss and provide any required treatments, tests or referrals as appropriate. You can also be assured that we work within a strict governance framework.

About the implant service

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About The Procedure

A contraceptive implant fitting or replacement is a straightforward procedure which rarely poses complications. It usually takes a few minutes and does not require any stitches.

We will begin by discussing any questions and concerns that you may have about the implant, the procedure and rule out pregnancy before we proceed (in the same appointment) with the fitting/replacement.

Once we have completed the consultation element of the appointment, we will then ask you to lie down on the couch and roll up your sleeve (so please do wear something loose and comfortable). After cleaning the area of your arm where the implant is to be fitted/replaced with an antiseptic wipe, we will administer a local anaesthetic injection.

Once the area is numb, we will proceed to insert the implant under the skin on the inner side of your upper arm. We will then check that the implant can be felt in your arm and show you how to feel it is in place.

If we are also replacing your implant, we first make a tiny cut in your skin (after local anaesthetic has numbed the area) and gently pull the old contraceptive implant out.

Once the implant has been fitted/replaced, the area will be cleaned and a bandage applied (to be kept clean and dry for 24-48 hours).

We can also provide a removal-only service.

Can we help you?

Our team are standing by to help you with any questions or queries that you may have. We can advise you on the best test, product or service for your requirements.