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Contraception

9 results found for: contraception

Reclassifying the pill will increase access says RPS

Making the contraceptive pill available over the counter will increase access and “enable women to make an informed choice" says RPS.

Analysis: 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



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