Emergency contraception from community pharmacies

The following local pharmacists  provide free emergency contraception. Some will also offer a quick start  or bridging method of contraception in order to provide contraceptive cover until a woman can visit a specialist sexual health clinic offering the full menu of contraceptive choices. It is advised to phone ahead to check opening times and availability. All of the pharmacists will be able to provide home test request postcards for chlamydia and some will be supplied with the actual kit to be able to offer the screening on site.

Emergency contraception is free and available from the following pharmacies as well as all Sefton Sexual Health clinics.


It is also available from other community pharmacists not listed below. However, if not listed below you may have to pay.


It is advised that you telephone the pharmacist first in order to check opening times and whether emergency contraception is available that day.


Sefton community pharmacies providing emergency contraception and Chlamydia screening:



Pharmacy Phone Number
Aintree Pharmacy,11 Molyneux Way, L10 2JA 0151 526 7087
Alexanders Pharmacy,49 Stuart Road Crosby, L23 0QE 0151 928 1457
Boots The Chemist,24-26 Liverpool Road Crosby L23 5SF 0151 924 4338
Boots The Chemists,Racecourse Retail Park, L9 5AN 0151 523 7349
Cohens Chemist,12-13 Marian Square, Netherton L30 5QA 0151 525 9541
Davey Chemists Ltd,69 Randall Drive Netherton, L30 2PB 0151 476 0007
Netherton Park Pharmacy, Gordon Youth Centre, Durham Avenue, L30 1RQ 0151 525 7706
Rowlands Pharmacy,106 Sefton Road Litherland L21 3HQ 0151 928 5513
Superdrug, Bootle New Strand L20 4SP 0151 922 6282



Pharmacy Phone Number
Bispham Road Pharmacy,94 Bispham Road Southport PR9 7DF 01704 506 006
Boots The Chemist,34 Shakespeare St Southport, PR8 5AB 01704 532 326
Boots The Chemist,17 Elbow Lane Formby, L37 4OL 01704 877 647
Boots The Chemist,131 Cambridge Road Churchtown, PR9 9SD 01704 232 464
Boots The Chemist, 31-39 Chapel Street, Southport PR81AH Temporarily Unavailable
Boots The Chemist, Central 12 Shopping Park, Southport, PR9 0TQ 01704 536 937
Fishlocks Chemist,17 Station Road Ainsdale PR8 3HN 01704 575 478
Hirshman Chemist,64 Station Road Ainsdale, PR8 3HW 01704 577376
Rowlands Pharmacy,13 Union Street Southport PR9 0QF 01704 538593
St Marks Pharmacy,42 Derby Road Southport PR9 0TZ 01704 511700
Superdrug Pharmacy, 10 Eastbank Street, Southport, PR8 1DJ

Tesco Pharmacy, KEW, Southport, PR8 5JH

01704 530 994


01704 307 547