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emergency contraception


A pharmacist who refused to fill a woman’s script for emergency contraception did not discriminate against a woman on the basis of sex, a US jury has found Andrea Anderson …

Pharmacists play a key role in prescribing, dispensing and counselling around emergency contraception, but there are still barriers to access Emergency contraception (EC) is an important tool in the arsenal …

US pharmacist on trial over emergency contraception refusal; discounter corporate structure under scrutiny in NZ; pharmacists fleeing Nigeria Aitkin, Minnesota: A pharmacist has gone on trial this week after he …

Pharmacist right to conscientious objection appeal in Poland; NZ pharmacies flooded with patients; US pharmacists to prescribe Paxlovid Kraków, Poland: A pharmacist was reprimanded for refusing to dispense emergency contraception …

Boots UK responds to “sexist surcharge” claims on EC; Canadian police warn of crime outbreak; pharmacies allegedly administered diluted COVID jabs UK: Boots has been urged to get rid of …

Pharmacists can do more when it comes to emergency contraception provision, says sexual health expert Despite high awareness of the availability of emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs), there are some barriers …

A trial where pharmacists would discuss contraceptive options with patients seeking EC has sparked a public backlash, with comments about “Bible bashing chemists” and “gatekeeping” Pharmacy researchers have expressed disappointment …

Pharmacists need to consider what the patient in front of them needs when it comes to EC and medical termination, writes Carlene McMaugh Reproductive health is an area of pharmacists’ …

Despite convenience and anonymity, both patients and pharmacists cite “persistent barriers” to the provision of emergency contraception in the retail pharmacy setting While patients value the convenience and anonymity that …

Has there been a rise in the number of requests for emergency contraception during the pandemic? In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic it was suggested that pharmacists would see …

In Australia you can expect increased demand of emergency contraception during the COVID-19 outbreak, write Dr Safeera Hussainy and Dr Kathleen McNamee Dr Safeera Hussainy, Adjunct Senior Lecturer and Chief …

A new study has found less than a fifth of young people during Schoolies week were aware emergency contraception is effective for up to five days after sex With Schoolies …