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Access Emergency Hormonal Contraceptive (EHC) support

Published on 05 August 2021

Emergency Hormonal Contraceptive (EHC)

Supporting a sexual health service comprising of the supply of emergency hormonal contraception.

Claiming for payment

Further to circular PCA (P)(2019) 21 from 1st October 2019, the claim form used under the Public Health Service for monthly capitation payments related to the Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC) service has been removed and claims will only be accepted through the Universal Claim Framework (UCF). Contractors will be paid £30 per treatment.

Service specification

The service is provided and funded as a national NHS service by NHS Scotland through the Public Health Service element of the community pharmacy contract and complies with policies and standards set by the NHS for the provision of such services.

Read the EHC service specification on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate website.