Services Database Emergency Hormonal Contraception

Service ID

44065

Description

Pharmacists are able to supply, if deemed appropriate, Levonelle 1500 under Patient Group Direction (PGD).

This service is available to women aged 21 or younger. Under exceptional circumstances women aged 22 years and older can be supplied Levonelle 1500 via the PGD if they are unable to purchase OTC Levonelle and unable to access a supply from another NHS source before the 72 hour limit, assuming that they fulfil all other criteria in the PGD.

Location of service

West Sussex LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Emergency hormonal contraception

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Every pharmacist wishing to be accredited must attend a CPPE/WSCC approved training course

Every pharmacist wishing to be accredited must complete the CPPE Emergency Contraception, Contraception and Safeguarding distance learning packs and provide WSCC with evidence they have successfully completed the multiple choice questions within 6 months of attending CPPE Training course.

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