Jackmans Pharmacy, Letchworth

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Jackmans Pharmacy in Letchworth offers free emergency hormonal contraception (EHC), sometimes known as the ‘morning after pill’, to women under 25. Under-25s can also get sexual health and contraception advice and a free chlamydia test at this pharmacy.

Jackmans Pharmacy in Letchworth offers many services including contraception and sexual health advice.

Free emergency contraception for under-25s
Emergency hormonal contraception (EHC), also known as the 'morning after pill', is available free to under-25s from this pharmacy. It is a single pill that must be taken within 72 hours (three days) of unprotected sex to stop you getting pregnant if contraception has failed or not been used.

Only an accredited pharmacist within the pharmacy can dispense free emergency contraception. In a private consultation room they will also offer you a free chlamydia test, discuss ongoing contraception and refer you to the Hertfordshire sexual health service. You must be registered with a GP in Hertfordshire to use this free service.

Please note: only specially-trained pharmacists can provide this free service. It is advisable to telephone the pharmacy before you go to ensure that a pharmacist who can deliver this service is on duty. If the accredited pharmacist is not available you may be directed to go elsewhere or have to pay.

Other services available at the Hertford Boots Pharmacy:

  • Body mass index (BMI) machine
  • Electronic prescription service
  • New medicine service
  • Repeat prescription service
  • Stop smoking
  • Winter flu jab service

Jackmans Pharmacy in Letchworth is fully wheelchair accessible.

Opening hours for Jackmans Pharmacy, Letchworth

Sunday Closed


Venue: Jackmans Pharmacy, 6 Ivel Court, Letchworth SG6 2NH

Age Range: 13-25

Cost: Free to under-25s

Timing and Repeats:
Please see above for opening hours of Jackmans Pharmacy in Letchworth.

Booking Info: Drop-in / no booking needed

Organisation: Jackmans Pharmacy, tel: 01462 686097, email:

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