SO TO SPEAK...Liverpool Community Health
Contraception
PATCH
over 99% effective (when used correctly)
How it Works

Contains oestrogen and progestogen hormones
Patch sticks onto the either the arm, shoulder or bum and stays on for one week
Use one patch per week for 3 weeks then have a patch free week
Advantages

Usually controls periods making them lighter, shorter and less painful or even stop
Not affected by vomiting or diarrhoea
   
Disadvantages

Possible side affects include – acne, headaches and mood changes
Only come in 1 colour
No protection from STIs
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