Services Database Emergency Hormonal Contraception (Nottingham City Area)

Service ID



The key aims of the service are:

  • To increase the knowledge, especially among young people, of the availability of emergency contraception and contraception from pharmacies.
  • To improve access to emergency contraception and sexual health advice.
  • To help contribute to a reduction in the number of unplanned pregnancies and termination of pregnancy rates especially amongst the teenage population.
  • To increase the appropriate use of Levonelle 1500 by women aged 13 years and older that have had unprotected sex / contraception failed and help contribute to a reduction in the number of unplanned pregnancies in the client group.
  • To refer clients, especially those from hard to reach groups, into mainstream contraceptive services.
  • To increase the knowledge of risks associated with STIs.
  • To refer clients who may have been at risk of STIs to an appropriate service.
  • To strengthen the local network of contraceptive and sexual health services to help ensure easy and quick access to advice.

Location of service

Nottinghamshire LPC


Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Emergency hormonal contraception

Other organisations involved


Start date:
End date:




Not known.


This service is available in the Nottingham City area only.