Woman with learning difficulties not told she had contraceptive device covertly fitted – Daily Telegraph

‘A young woman with learning difficulties should not be told she was covertly fitted with a contraceptive device as it would ruin her trust in her carers, a court has ruled.’

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Daily Telegraph, 18th October 2018

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Contraception app advert banned by UK regulator – BBC News

Posted August 29th, 2018 in advertising, contraception, internet, news by sally

‘An advert on Facebook for an app that provides a natural alternative to contraception has been banned by the UK’s Advertising Standards Authority.’

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BBC News, 29th August 2018

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Doctor could face disciplinary for failing to spot effects of contraceptive pill, as coroner rules graduate’s death could have been prevented – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 29th, 2016 in contraception, disciplinary procedures, doctors, inquests, news by tracey

‘A doctor could face a disciplinary hearing for failing to spot the side effects of the contraceptive pill, as a coroner rules a graduate’s death could have been prevented if he had seen the signs.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th July 2016

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Judge backs birth control for parents with many children taken into care – The Guardian

Posted June 11th, 2014 in care orders, children, contraception, judges, news, social services by sally

‘The most senior family judge in England and Wales has supported the provision of contraception to parents who have large numbers of children taken into care.’

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The Guardian, 10th June 2014

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Mistakes by doctors with contraceptive coils lead to increase in compensation – The Guardian

Posted May 28th, 2012 in compensation, contraception, doctors, news, pregnancy, professional conduct by sally

“Mistakes by GPs when fitting contraceptive coils have led to women unexpectedly becoming pregnant and suffering womb damage.”

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The Guardian, 27th May 2012

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Doctors could be struck off for refusing to give unmarried women contraceptives – Daily Telegraph

“Doctors who refuse to give contraceptives to unmarried women or carry out sex change operations face being struck off under new guidelines.”

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Daily Telegraph, 23rd May 2012

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Women win £200,000 payout over pill implant pregnancies – Daily Telegraph

Posted January 5th, 2011 in compensation, contraception, medical treatment, news, pregnancy by sally

“Nearly £200,000 in compensation has been paid to women who have become pregnant or been hurt after they were fitted with a popular contraceptive implant.”

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Daily Telegraph, 5th January 2011

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Judge criticises council for trying to force contraception on woman – Daily Telegraph

“A judge has criticised a council for trying to have contraception forced upon a woman with a low IQ, warning that the move had ‘shades of social engineering’.”

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Daily Telegraph, 18th August 2010

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New code allows religious pharmacists to opt out of prescribing contraception – Daily Telegraph

Posted March 26th, 2010 in contraception, medicines, news, pharmacists by sally

“The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC), the new industry regulator, has clarified guidelines in the revised code, which states that staff can opt out of handing out the pill or the morning after pill.”

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Daily Telegraph, 25th March 2010

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Bill ‘will allow schools to teach that homosexuality is wrong’ – The Guardian

Posted February 19th, 2010 in bills, contraception, education, homosexuality, news by sally

“Campaigners today accused the government of performing a U-turn over sex education in faith schools, after changes to a bill they said would allow the schools to discourage the use of contraception and teach that homosexuality is wrong.”

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The Guardian, 18th February 2010

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