Pharmacy Contraception Service

The PCS started on 24th April 2023, allowing the on-going supply of oral contraception (OC) from community pharmacies. From 1st December 2023, the service includes both initiation and on-going supply of OC.

Extended Pharmacy Contraception Service – A guide to registration

Visit CPE for more info on the following:

  • Introduction
  • Service specification and other documentation
  • Getting ready to provide the service
  • Providing the service
  • Funding and claiming payment
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Resources & Webinars

Local ICB’s formulary are available on the following websites:

Hull & ERoY: Joint Formulary | Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (

NEL & NL: Pathways – Humber Area Prescribing Committee (

Newsletters are sent by the ICB to community pharmacy shared mailboxes, you may find the information in the following newsletter useful: HNY ICB Pharmacy Contraception Service Newsletter – March 24

Click the following link to Find a pharmacy that offers contraceptive pill without a prescription

Local Training (updated for the new services spec):

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