Condoms are the best way of protecting you and your sexual partner(s) from sexually transmitted infections. See our pages about how to put a condom on. and look at the NHS choices website page on the benefits of condoms.

Preventing unwanted pregnancy is also another function of contraception and there are a number of options available that women should be aware of to make an informed choice. Click here to see a short video showing all the different types on offer.

If you are a gay man, living in Devon, Plymouth or Torbay, click here to find out about getting free condoms in your area or by post.

Find out where you can get FREE condoms in your area on the NHS Choices website.