Where To Get Contraception

Whether you’re thinking of using the contraceptive pill, intrauterine device (IUD) or another method of birth control, you might be wondering where to get contraception. Here, you can find useful information about where to get the pill, including Lovima, and other effective contraceptives.


Where to get birth control

In the UK, you can access, effective contraception from a number of different places.

You are able to get contraception from:

  • Contraception clinics
  • Sexual health clinics
  • Genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinics
  • Pharmacies
  • Some GP surgeries
  • Some young people’s services

You can also access emergency contraception from these places.


Where to get contraception if you’re under 16

Even if you’re under 16, you can use these contraceptive services. If you’re aged 16 or under and you fully understand your decision and advice you’re given, a doctor, nurse or pharmacist is able to provide you with contraception without needing to inform your parents or guardian.


Where can I buy contraception? 

You can purchase certain types of contraception online without a prescription - including Lovima. You can also buy Lovima over the counter at your local pharmacy.

Purchasing Lovima online or from your local participating pharmacy means you don’t need to see a doctor or nurse face-to-face. You can access the contraception you need in total confidence following a consultation with a pharmacist. 


Find out where to get the Lovima contraceptive pill online and over the counter.