Services Database Free Emergency Hormonal Contraception Service to 25s and Under (Bradford Area)

Service ID



Pharmacists will supply levonorgestrel or ulipristal emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) free of charge when appropriate to clients aged 25 and under in line with the requirements of a locally agreed Patient Group Directions (PGD).

The pharmacist will supply free condoms to the client at point of assessment. These are provided free by BTHFT condom scheme.

The pharmacy will provide:

  • support and advise to clients accessing the service, including advice on the avoidance of pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) through safer sex and condom use;
  • onward signposting for further advice, diagnosis and management of STIs;
  • advice on the use of regular contraceptive methods including Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARCs); and
  • onward signposting where appropriate to services that provide regular contraceptive methods including LARCs.

Location of service

West Yorkshire 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 must complete the Declaration of Competence to be able to provide the EHC service.


This service is available in the Bradford area only.