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Emergency contraception prescriptions fall sharply in England

The 90,068 prescriptions dispensed last year compares with 252,800 dispensed in 2010.

EHC refusals 'unacceptable' says RPS

'Unacceptable' that young women had negative experience in pharmacies says RPS.

Lloyds updates locum booking policy after EHC controversy

Lloyds superintendent says company has updated its locum booking system after high profile incidents where patients were refused EHC.

Pharmacist interventions prevent pregnancy after EHC

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

Pharmacies should sell EHC as a GSL, urges charity

The British Pregnancy Advisory Service is calling for EHC to be switched to GSL, citing privacy concerns in pharmacies.

Make EHC available "without consultation" argues Royal College

EHC should be reclassified as GSL and “sold off the shelf without consultation,” the RCOG has said.

Calls for lower EHC prices as online pharmacy starts charging

An online pharmacy's decision to cut emergency contraception prices has sparked calls for other pharmacies to reduce theirs.

Commission a national EHC service, DH urged

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

EHC refusal at Lloyds store sparks controversy

LloydsPharmacy apologises for the “distress” experienced by a woman refused emergency hormonal contraception.

New triaging tool aims to make EHC purchases “less intimidating”

The tool was inspired by a survey that found that 72 per cent of women between 18 and 35 would prefer to complete a short questionnaire than have to do a face-to-face consultation

Let's talk about sexual health

As well as preparing for the switch of sildenafil, what can pharmacy teams do to help to meet demand for sexual health advice?

Boots rolls out affordable EHC business-wide

Boots has said that it now stocks a more affordable morning after pill in all its UK stores, explaining that  supply chain issues have held up roll-out

Update: EHC debate rages on

Compulsory pharmacist consultation for EHC isn’t medically necessary and it should be available on general sale, the FRSH’s Dr Jane Dickson has told BBC Radio 5 Live.

LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor passes CQC inspection

The service provides a model for how pharmacy can move forward, a representative said after it passed the latest round of CQC inspections

Superdrug launches low cost generic EHC

The BPAS has praised Superdrug's decision to launch a generic levonorgestrel pill priced at £13.49 – less than half the cost of branded alternatives

EllaOne gets social

EllaOne is addressing the need for accurate online information about emergency contraception by launching Facebook and Twitter pages for the brand.

New EC guidance could change pharmacy provision

Updated FSRH guidance on emergency hormonal contraception advises providers to consider ulipristal as first-line treatment



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