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Contraception

12 results found for: contraception

Improving access to contraception

Calls to reclassify oral contraceptives in order to increase accessibility and reduce unintended pregnancies are getting louder.

Pharmacist interventions prevent pregnancy after EHC

Pharmacist interventions result in a significant increase in effective use of a contraceptive pill following emergency hormonal contraception.

A fertile area for pharmacy?

Pharmacy has shown that it can offer effective sexual health services but fragmented commissioning and significant funding cuts mean that provision varies widely.

Women's health in lockdown

Women may have more specific concerns about their health during this challenging time. It is important to help them stay motivated to protect their health and wellbeing to avoid more serious issues developing in the future.

Commission a national EHC service, DH urged

The DHSC has been urged to introduce national service specifications for smoking cessation and EHC.

Great expectations

Public Health England is urging commissioners to recognise the untapped potential of community pharmacy when it comes to sexual health services.

Perspective: Better contraception access

In today’s world the pill should be a Pharmacy medicine, as community pharmacists can safely and conveniently prescribe, supply and monitor

Pharmacy's sexual health potential untapped, says PHE

Community pharmacies can do a lot to address sexual health issues like STIs and HIV says Public Health England

Sexual health services at a tipping point

Public health funding in England is being cut year-on-year and this is having a direct impact on sexual health services commissioned by local authorities at a time when demand is rising

Sexual health: Testing times

Teenage pregnancy rates have almost halved in eight years but this could be reversed by cuts to contraceptive services

New EC guidance explained

Guidance on emergency contraception has been updated, so what are the changes and how will they affect pharmacy services?

Contraception update from CPPE

CPPE has launched a new contraception e-learning programme.



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