Services Database Emergency Hormonal Contraception (Camden Area)

Service ID

44262

Description

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

Commissioner

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Service type

Emergency hormonal contraception

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
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Status

Completed

Training

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.

Comments

This service is available in the Camden area only.