Services Database Emergency Hormonal Contraception (Rochdale Area)

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The pharmacist will provide support and advice to clients accessing the service, including advice on the avoidance of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) through safer sex and condom use, advice on the use of regular contraceptive methods and provide onward signposting to services that provide long-term contraceptive methods and diagnosis and management of STIs.

Pharmacists will supply levonorgestrel emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) when appropriate to clients in line with the requirements of the Patient Group Direction (PGD).

Location of service

Greater Manchester LPC


Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Local Authority contract

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Emergency hormonal contraception

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Pharmacists providing this service for pharmacies must meet the competencies detailed in Declaration of Competence for community pharmacy services, produced by CPPE and Health Education North West, as a minimum and completed the self-declaration.


This service is available in the Rochdale area only.