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#Morning After Pill

# morning-after-pill - Saturday 1 July, 2017

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.

# morning-after-pill - Friday 5 May, 2017

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.

# morning-after-pill - Friday 1 May, 2015

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.

# morning-after-pill - Saturday 25 April, 2015

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

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.

# morning-after-pill - Saturday 15 November, 2014

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?

# morning-after-pill - Friday 24 January, 2014

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.

# morning-after-pill - Sunday 8 December, 2013

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.

# morning-after-pill - Saturday 27 April, 2013

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.

# morning-after-pill - Friday 5 April, 2013

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”.

# morning-after-pill - Thursday 20 September, 2012

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.

# morning-after-pill - Saturday 7 May, 2011

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.

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.

# morning-after-pill - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Free emergency contraception costs HSE €350K

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

# morning-after-pill - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

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.

# morning-after-pill - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

Poll: Should the morning after pill be available over the counter in all pharmacies? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the morning after pill be available over the counter in all pharmacies?

Let us know what you think.

# morning-after-pill - Monday 10 January, 2011

Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter

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