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#Morning After Pill

From TheJournal.ie Morning after pill available to all medical card holders without prescription from today Emergency Contraception

Morning after pill available to all medical card holders without prescription from today

Up until 2011, anyone who needed emergency contraception had to attend a doctor in order to get a prescription.

From TheJournal.ie Morning after pill: Medical card holders to get access without prescription Emergency Contraception

Morning after pill: Medical card holders to get access without prescription

Pharmacists have argued that prescription requirements limited medical card holders’ access to the contraceptive.

From TheJournal.ie Irish women can now buy the most effective morning-after pill without a prescription Plan B

Irish women can now buy the most effective morning-after pill without a prescription

EllaOne can be taken up to five days after unprotected sex.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should women with medical cards be able to get the morning after pill free without a GP visit? Your Say This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Pharmacists want women with medical cards to have easier access to the morning after pill Contraception

Pharmacists want women with medical cards to have easier access to the morning after pill

They want medical card holders to be able to get the pill over the counter without having to go to a doctor first.

From TheJournal.ie 13 bizarre vending machines from around the world On The Go

13 bizarre vending machines from around the world

Who needs crisps and fizzy drinks when you can get live crabs, crack pipes and morning after pills?

From TheJournal.ie Can a woman's weight affect the success of the morning-after pill? Pregnancy

Can a woman's weight affect the success of the morning-after pill?

The EU is to investigate if emergency contraception is less effective in women weighing 80kg or more.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What you don’t know about emergency contraception (and why it might hurt you) Opinion

Column: What you don’t know about emergency contraception (and why it might hurt you)

Revelations that emergency contraceptives were bring sold without a warning that their effectiveness could be compromised in women of a certain weight underlines the lack of holistic education about contraception and sexual health, writes Alison Begas.

From TheJournal.ie Monday is the most common day women request the morning-after pill Morning After Pill

Monday is the most common day women request the morning-after pill

While Dublin and Cork City are the most popular places for morning after pill consultations.

From TheJournal.ie US court orders wider access for morning after pill regardless of age Morning After Pill

US court orders wider access for morning after pill regardless of age

The judge ruled that current restrictions requiring teens to obtain a prescription were “politically motivated” and “scientifically unjustified”.

From TheJournal.ie HSE costs for morning after pill fall Morning After Pill

HSE costs for morning after pill fall

The drop in reimbursement is being explained by the availability of the pill over the counter – one brand became available OTC in pharmacies in February 2011.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In today’s Daily Fix: Video of Bin Laden watching video of himself; a reduction on Ireland’s bailout interest rate; cheaper rail fares, David Beckham in a car accident; and an incredible new flexible phone.

From TheJournal.ie Average age of women requesting morning after pill is 23 years - survey Contraception

Average age of women requesting morning after pill is 23 years - survey

Survery by the Irish Pharmacy Union says that 85 per cent of pharmacists polled have been asked for the drug since mid-February.

From TheJournal.ie Free emergency contraception costs HSE €350K HSE

Free emergency contraception costs HSE €350K

Medical Independent obtains figures which reveal the cost of free emergency contraception to the Health Service Executive.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The morning after pill goes on sale without prescription; a euthanasia activist holds a seminar in Dublin, as suicide campaigners say ‘emotional literacy’ should be on the school curriculum.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the morning after pill be available over the counter in all pharmacies? Your Say This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter Morning After Pill

Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter

The chain pharmacy will sell the emergency contraceptive over the counter, without prescriptions, from Wednesday.