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Contraception

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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.

Keeping women well

There are many common women’s health problems that can benefit from fast intervention, and pharmacy teams can help. 

Pharmacist interventions prevent pregnancy after EHC

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

Commission a national EHC service, DH urged

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

Spotlight on STIs

Overall rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) remained stable in 2017 compared to 2016 with around 422,000 cases.

New contraception option from Bayer

A new long-acting reversible contraception method offering protection from unplanned pregnancy for up to five years has been launched by Bayer.

Safe and sound

People are less likely to access sexual health services than they used to be. Pharmacy staff can play an important role in helping to fill the information void.

Contraception for teens

This Pharmacy Scenario focuses on contraception for teenagers.



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