Resources

To help refer patients:

Referral Form Pads (PRI-DOC-238)

Combined Abortion and Vasectomy referral form. Hard copy referral forms are dispatched in books of 50 forms. Email: marketing@bpas.org for an unprotected version of the form. Also available to download Word and PDF formats.


Booking and Information Centre Cards (PRI-BIR-123)

Pack of 50 cards - please state number required.  Cards feature the main BPAS booking and information telephone number (03457 30 40 30).  Do not use if your area has a central booking service (CBS) in operation with an alternative telephone number. GPs and referring agencies find these helpful in self-referral contract areas - the cards allow patients book a convenient appointment with BPAS direct.

Considering Abortion? (PRI-CON-208)

Leaflet for women with unplanned pregnancy, who are considering abortion. This leaflet explains what to expect during consultation, outlines basic treatment types and gives a brief introduction to BPAS. It is useful for GPs and other referrers to pass on to patients so they can book their own appointment independently. Please state quantity of leaflets required (maximum of 50 dispatched).

A5 NHS funded abortion poster (PRI-NOT-109)

Small poster intended for use in primary care settings . 

Features BPAS booking and information telephone number – not suitable for use if alternative CBS booking number is in use. 

A5 NHS funded Termination of Pregnancy poster (PRI-NOT-110)

Small poster for use in primary care settings. 

Features BPAS booking and information telephone number – not suitable for use if alternative CBS booking number is in use.

A3 Referral Poster (PRI-POS-424)

Poster for display in Primary Care sites in CCG areas which refer to BPAS for abortion. It is especially useful if self-referral is an option and can be used in conjunction with the 'Considering Abortion?' leaflet, and 'Contact Centre Cards'. The poster encourages women to call for an appointment. Please note the telephone number featured is the main 03457 30 40 30 BPAS Booking and Information telephone number, therefore it does not apply if a Central Booking Service (CBS) is in operation and an alternative telephone number is used. Please state quantity required.

Considering Vasectomy (PRI-CON-210)

Leaflet for men considering vasectomy treatment at BPAS. It explains the facts about vasectomy and is useful for healthcare professionals referring patients to BPAS for treatment. Available to download only - click here to download.

FOR IRISH WOMEN ONLY

Unplanned Pregnancy? (PRI-CON-209)

Unplanned pregnancy leaflet for women from Northern and Republic of Ireland. Intended for service users who are considering travelling from Ireland for abortion treatment with BPAS. It explains pregnancy options, types of treatment and outlines the most important things to remember before attending the clinic. Can be used by advice agencies from the Republic and North of Ireland.

To help you locate clinics:  

The most up to date clinic information is found on the find a clinic pages

Wherever you need us (PRI-WHE-200)

Lists the locations of BPAS' growing network of UK Centres. This is not for distribution to patients, we recommend that they be referred to the interactive pages on the BPAS website. However healthcare professionals may find this a useful overview of the entire BPAS network (at the time of publication). It shows where the centres are located and which services they offer. Also available to download here.

Information for healthcare professionals:

Guide to Contraception after having a baby

(PRI-CON-600E)

PDF download only.  4 page black and white information leaflet. Details the contraceptive methods suitable for new mothers and the best methods for using when breastfeeding.  Click here to download

Your Fertility Questions Answered (PRI-FER-150E)

To download only - this single page leaflet de-bunks the myths and misconceptions concerning conception and fertility. It explains when pregnancy is most likely during the menstrual cycle, the impact of Chlamydia on fertility and whether it becomes harder to conceive the older you become. This is a useful source of information for schools, youth groups and contraception and sexual health services. Download here.

BPAS Update Newsletter (PRI-BPA-138)

Subscription to the BPAS Update Newsletter which is distributed twice a year. The publication explains all the operational, communication, facilities and other client service developments at BPAS - email marketing@bpas.org

Information for young people:

So You Think You Might be Pregnant? (PRI-YOU-516)

Used at BPAS clinics with young people experiencing unplanned pregnancy. It outlines the signs of pregnancy, where to get a pregnancy test, options, and how to get help. It is really helpful for youth services in talking about the possibility of unplanned pregnancy and abortion. It also gives sources of further information and advice for those young people who decide to continue with their pregnancy. A single sample copy will be despatched unless a specific quantity is requested. Available in hard copy and to download here.

So You Want to Know About Contraception? (PRI-YOU-515)

BPAS' young person guide to contraception - gives easy to understand yet detailed information on all methods of contraception. It rates how effective each method is and its advantages and disadvantages. The booklet explains about STIs and where to get emergency contraception. The tone of the publication is simple and easy to understand without patronising the teenage reader. A useful resource for schools, youth groups etc. A single sample copy is dispatched unless a specific quantity is requested. Available in hard copy and to download here.

So You Want to Know About STIs? (PRI-YOU-518)

BPAS' young person guide to Sexually Transmitted Infections - gives easy to understand yet detailed information on STIs. The different types of STIs are explained, as is the importance of safe sex and how to get tested and treated. The tone of the publication is simple and easy to understand without patronising the teenage reader. A useful resource for schools, youth groups etc. A single sample copy is dispatched unless a specific quantity is requested. Available in hard copy and to download here

What is My STI? STI Bingo Game (PRI-STI-301)

A slightly worrying educational game for up to 12 players (3 games are sufficient for a class of up to 36 pupils). Fun and educational way to impart the safe sex message. Useful for school nurses, PHSE lessons, youth clubs etc. Try not to eat your lunch just before a game of "What's my STI?" Available in hard copy and to download here.