3. Underpinning Knowledge - Legislation and Professional Issues

3.2.2Oral Emergency Contraception

There are three methods of emergency contraception:

  • copper intrauterine device (Cu-IUD)
  • oral ulipristal acetate
  • oral levonorgestrel.

FURTHER READING

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Oral emergency contraceptive as pharmacy medicines.

www.rpharms.com

Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Protecting children and young people.

www.rpharms.com

Department for Education

Working together to safeguard children. 2018

www.gov.uk

Department of Health

Responding to domestic abuse: A resource for health professionals. 2017.

www.gov.uk

Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

Various resources available.

www.fsrh.org

Family Planning Association

Various resources available.

www.fpa.org.uk

General Pharmaceutical Council

Guidance on consent. 2018.

www.pharmacyregulation.org

General Pharmaceutical Council

Guidance on patient confidentiality. 2018.

www.pharmacyregulation.org

General Pharmaceutical Council

Guidance on religion, personal values and beliefs. 2017.

www.pharmacyregulation.org

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Contraceptive services for under 25s: Public health guideline. 2014.

www.nice.org.uk

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

Domestic violence and abuse: Multi-agency working. Public health guideline. 2014.

www.nice.org.uk

Scottish Government

National Guidance for Child Protection in Scotland: Guidance for Health Professionals in Scotland.

www.gov.scot