NHS Emergency Contraception Service

NHS Emergency Contraception Service

The NHS Emergency Contraception Service provides women with the opportunity to get oral emergency contraception (morning after pill) from our pharmacies.

The morning after pill can be taken within a few days after having had unprotected sex, to prevent pregnancy.

The pill can also be effective if the condom split during sex or, under certain circumstances, if you have forgotten to take your usual contraceptive pill.

Is this service free?

Depending on the area you live in, selected Day Lewis Pharmacies can offer emergency contraception in the pharmacy, for free, as part of the NHS funded Emergency Contraception Service.

If you are not eligible for this service, then our Day Lewis Pharmacies can offer the morning after pill as a private service. As part of the service, you will be asked questions about your health and other medical conditions during a private consultation.

If you need emergency contraception or would like to talk to someone in confidence about any sexual health concerns, please visit your local Day Lewis pharmacy today.

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