Emergency contraception is available as advance supply to women over the age of 18. It allows women to be prepared for a contraceptive accident, unprotected sex or a missed pill, should one occur. A split condom or missed pills can happen to anyone and
This service provides an advance supply of emergency contraception for use in the future. You can get a supply of the emergency contraceptive pill in advance of having unprotected sex from our Online Doctor if you:
- Are worried about your contraceptive method failing
- Are going on holiday
- Cannot get hold of emergency contraception easily
If you need an immediate supply following a contraceptive accident or unprotected sex you should see your GP or your local pharmacy to ensure you can take your emergency contraception as quickly as possible.
It is important to note that if you have had unprotected sex or have had a contraceptive accident, emergency contraception can help to prevent pregnancy,
For advice on what to do if you have missed one or more contraceptive pills, see the NHS Choices website.
We are also able to supply contraceptive tablets (the ‘pill’) to allow you to obtain a repeat supply of your regular contraceptive pill without the need to see your GP.