Services Database Emergency Hormonal Contraception (Bury Area)

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The overall aim is to promote the use of, and maintain access to, emergency hormonal contraception in order to reduce the number of unintended conceptions amongst women of all ages living in Bury.

The Contractor is required to deliver the services detailed in this specification for clients attending for emergency hormonal contraception in line with the Patient Group Direction for Levonorgestrel 1500 microgram Tablet issued by Bury Council. Pharmacies are also to ensure that patients receive information and advice about sexually transmitted infections and how to obtain sexual health screening (see separate locally commissioned service specification for Chlamydia Screening).

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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Health Education England (NHS HEE) and the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) – for governance of the self-declaration of competence process for pharmacists wishing to offer emergency hormonal contraception and for the provision of online training modules and training events.


This service is available in the Bury area only.