If you have had sex and not used contraception or your contraception has failed then you can get "Emergency Contraception". There are 3 types. These work best if you access them as soon as possible. Click here for a link to a leaflet covering all 3 types.

See also :

NHS Choices,


Progesterone Pill

" Morning After PIll", best taken asap but can have up to 3 days after. 

95% effective day 1, 85% day 2 , 58% day 3.

"Ella One" ( the new morning after pill") Again best taken asap.

More effective and can be taken up to day 5.

98% effective

Copper Coil

Very effective, but must be fitted within 5 days, or before day 19 of a 28 day cycle.