Supply and administration of levonorgestrel 1500 micrograms tablets for emergency contraception: PGD template

Jo Jenkins, Specialist Pharmacist (Patient Group Directions), Medicines Use and Safety (SPS)Published Last updated See all updates


Created by SPS and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health (FSRH), with the support of specialist stakeholders working within clinical practice, for contraception commonly supplied or administered within reproductive services.

Templates available

Version 2.0 of this PGD template has been published for organisations to take through relevant local governance processes ahead of the expiry of template Version 1.1.  Version 2.0 is valid for use from the 1st March 2023 when the current template expires.

The Version 1.1 template will be removed from the SPS website on expiry.

PGD template attachment

The template PGD is attached below to download and use in conjunction with our implementation advice.

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Change history

  1. Version 2.0 published. Explanatory text added.
  1. Correction to typo in file attachment title
  1. Published