Services Database Emergency Hormonal Contraception (Camden Area)
The service can be provided to female clients aged 13 to 24 (inclusive), requesting emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) following an incident of unprotected sexual intercourse (UPSI) or failure of a contraceptive method, with the aim of preventing unplanned pregnancy.
Levonorgestrel can be supplied under Patient Group Direction (PGD).
Location of service
Camden & Islington LPC
Method of commissioning
Source of funding
Emergency hormonal contraception
Other organisations involved
All accredited pharmacists must attend the initial training and at least one evening update within a twelve-month period. The accredited pharmacist must also agree to attend additional courses as deemed as necessary by the Commissioenr.
This service is available in the Camden area only.