Statement 1 Women asking for contraception from contraceptive services are given information about, and offered a choice of, all methods including long-acting reversible contraception.
Statement 2 Women asking for emergency contraception are told that an intrauterine device is more effective than an oral method.
Statement 3 Women who request an abortion discuss contraception with a healthcare practitioner and are offered a choice of all methods when they are assessed for abortion and before discharge.
Statement 4 Women who give birth are given information about, and offered a choice of, all contraceptive methods by their midwife.
NICE has developed guidance and a quality standard on people's experiences using adult NHS services (see the NICE Pathway on patient experience in adult NHS services).
Other quality standards that should be considered when commissioning or providing contraception services include:
A full list of NICE quality standards is available from the quality standards topic library.