NHS emergency hormonal contraception service for people under 25 in Barnet
This service provides free and confidential emergency hormonal contraception (commonly referred to as 'the morning after pill' or ‘EHC’) to people under 25 in Barnet.
It also offers advice on testing for STIs, ongoing contraception, and/or signposting to other services or General Practices. See our leaflet and poster for more information.
What is emergency hormonal contraception?
Emergency hormonal contraception is commonly referred to as ‘The morning after pill’ or ‘EHC.’ If you have had sex without using contraception, or think your contraception might have failed, you can use emergency contraception. It is really important that you get this as soon as possible following unprotected sex.
Accessing emergency contraception (morning after pill) at community pharmacies
If you are under 25, emergency hormonal contraception is available to you at the community pharmacies listed on this page.
Accessing emergency long acting contraception at specified GP practices
Some GPs in Barnet offer Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC). Long-acting reversible contraception is contraception that doesn't depend on you remembering to take or use it to be effective There are several methods known as LARC: the non-hormonal copper coil (the IUD), the hormonal coil (the IUS), the contraceptive injection (the Depo-Provera) and the hormonal implant. See the list of GP practices below:
- Addington Medical Centre
- Dr Azim and Partners
- Heathfielde Medical Centre
- Hendon Way Surgery
- Jai Medical Practice
- Lane End Medical Group
- Millway Medical Practice
- Mulberry Medical Centre
- Oak Lodge Medical Centre
- Pennine Drive Surgery
- Penshurst Gardens Surgery
- Ravenscroft Medical Centre
- Rosemary Medical Centre
- George's Medical Centre
- The Everglade Medical Practice
- The Speedwell Practice
- Torrington Park Group Practice
- Wakemans Hill Surgery (The Surgery)
- Watling Medical Centre