NEW EHC, Condom Distribution and Chlamydia Testing Training Dates

New sexual health contracts for the delivery of Emergency Hormonal Contraception, Chlamydia Screening and Condom Distribution for under 25 year olds will soon be introduced for Community Pharmacies by North Yorkshire County Council. As part of the contract, you will need to attend a free training session which will be provided by YorSexualHealth.

4081EHC/Condom Distribution and Chlamydia Testing Training Dates


Monday 14th September

Pharmacy EC Training

Lecture Theatre

Harrogate District Hospital

Lancaster Park Road


North Yorkshire


Time: 17:00 – 21:00

Maximum 35 delegates

Saturday 19th September

Pharmacy EC Training

Post Grad Theatre

York Teaching Hospital

Wigginton Road


North Yorkshire

YO31 8HE

Time: 9.30-13.30

Maximum 35 delegates

Tuesday 29th September     

Pharmacy EC Training

Concert Room Scarborough Library

Vernon Road


North Yorkshire

YO11 2NN

Time: 17:00 – 21:00

Max 200 delegates

Monday 5th October


Pharmacy EC Training

Mowbray House Surgery


Time: 9.00-13.00

You must directly book these via the YorSexualHealth Clinical Support Team by e-mail to or by phone on 01904 725444 (YorSexualHealth is developing an online booking form but is awaiting completion).


The four hour session aims to develop the skills and knowledge needed to provide clients with emergency hormonal contraception (EHC) using PGDs whilst also supporting the use of chlamydia testing and condom distribution within pharmacies for 13-24 year old clients.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Be able to assess a client’s suitability for EHC and supply the drug safely;
  • Understand the physiological effects of EHC; risks and benefits to clients;
  • Be aware of own professional accountability in relation to use of PGDs, impact on own practice and the team.
  • Gain an understanding of chlamydia and testing.
  • Be able to issue condoms via the condom distribution scheme and understand the requirements of the condom distribution scheme
  • Gain information about services in the local area and referral pathways.
  • Have an awareness of children and young person’s safeguarding and referral pathway.

Target Group:

Pharmacists who are commissioned to provide chlamydia testing, condoms and emergency hormonal contraception via PGD.

Prior to the session the pharmacist must complete:

  • DBS check
  • Self-declaration of competence – this includes the CPPE safeguarding e-learning package and the CPPE emergency contraception e-learning, and understanding of the PGDs.

Visit the following link for more info:

Information on how to enact DBS check completion can be found by following this link: Please note the payment for this service has been negotiated by CPNY and built into the new contract, which will be issued shortly by NYCC.