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

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

Jul 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 28,787 Views 50 Comments

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

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

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

May 5th 2017, 9:24 AM 16,109 Views 79 Comments

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

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

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

May 1st 2015, 6:04 AM 170,401 Views 60 Comments

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

Poll: Should women with medical cards be able to get the morning after pill free without a GP visit?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should women with medical cards be able to get the morning after pill free without a GP visit?

Apr 25th 2015, 8:20 PM 24,859 Views 131 Comments

Pharmacists think they should…

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

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

Apr 25th 2015, 3:28 PM 22,226 Views 71 Comments

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

13 bizarre vending machines from around the world
# On The Go
# On The Go

13 bizarre vending machines from around the world

Nov 15th 2014, 4:30 PM 32,173 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 24th 2014, 8:13 PM 13,616 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 8th 2013, 12:00 PM 9,309 Views 105 Comments

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.

Monday is the most common day women request the morning-after pill
# Morning After Pill
# Morning After Pill

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

Apr 27th 2013, 11:44 AM 11,921 Views 59 Comments

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

US court orders wider access for morning after pill regardless of age
# Morning After Pill
# Morning After Pill

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

Apr 5th 2013, 8:00 PM 6,345 Views 16 Comments

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

HSE costs for morning after pill fall
# Morning After Pill
# Morning After Pill

HSE costs for morning after pill fall

Sep 20th 2012, 11:20 AM 7,684 Views 35 Comments

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.

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 7th 2011, 7:49 PM 2,928 Views 0 Comments

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
# Contraception
# Contraception

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

May 7th 2011, 4:12 PM 1,201 Views 0 Comments

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

Free emergency contraception costs HSE €350K
# HSE
# HSE

Free emergency contraception costs HSE €350K

Mar 24th 2011, 3:53 PM 1,021 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 11th 2011, 10:17 AM 2,866 Views 12 Comments

Let us know what you think.

Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter
# Morning After Pill
# Morning After Pill

Boots to sell 'morning after' pill over the counter

Jan 10th 2011, 5:31 PM 5,126 Views 0 Comments

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