Emergency Hormonal Contraception

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Emergency Hormonal Contraception

This pharmacy-delivered locally commissioned service (LCS) provides access to free emergency hormone contraception among young women up to the age of 25 following an incident of unprotected sexual intercourse or failure of a contraceptive method, with the aim of preventing unplanned pregnancy. This is accompanied by the provision of appropriate contraceptive information and advice. 

The LCS is for young women, between the age of 13 and 24,  who have had unprotected sexual intercourse within the past 72 hours. 

Specification Document

Emergency Hormonal Contraception LSC Specification 2021-22

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Review date: Thursday, 31 March 2022