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Widen over-the-counter pill access, says NHS report

The contraceptive pill should be available at pharmacies without a GP prescription, including to some under-16s, suggests an NHS report.

A pilot scheme found a significant drop in emergency contraception after the launch of over-the-counter pill access.

The project looked at two London areas with high teenage pregnancy rates.

Dominic Hughes reports.

  • 26 Apr 2012
  • From the section Health
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