The emergency contraceptive
pill is most effective if taken as soon as possible after
you have had unprotected intercourse, but it can be taken
up to 72 hours afterwards. However the sooner the better.
This service is currently avalible in our branches
located in Barking and Dagenham, Redbridge and Tower
Hamlets. We will introduce this service in our other
branches as and when the relevant Boroughs commission
Under this NHS Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC)
scheme, a pharmacist can assess, advise and if protocol
indicates, provide Emergency Hormonal Contraception
(EHC) to young women 13-19 years old, free of charge,
under a Patient Group Directive.
You can also purchase the Emergency Hormonal Contraception
if you are 16 and over from any of our branches. Our
pharmacist will advise you in confidence.
For more information you may contact
us or speak to our pharmacist at your local Britannia
Pharmacy branch directly.
To locate a branch near you simply, click here
or visit the branch locator page.