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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
# Emergency Contraception
# Emergency Contraception

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

Jul 1st 2017, 6:00 AM 28,409 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 - Friday 5 May, 2017

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 16,062 Views 79 Comments

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
# Plan B
# Plan B

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

May 1st 2015, 6:04 AM 164,487 Views 60 Comments

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
# 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 24,757 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 22,132 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.

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

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 32,092 Views 25 Comments

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?
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

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

Jan 24th 2014, 8:13 PM 13,361 Views 19 Comments

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)
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Dec 8th 2013, 12:00 PM 8,710 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.

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

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 11,891 Views 59 Comments

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
# Morning After Pill
# Morning After Pill

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

Apr 5th 2013, 8:00 PM 6,329 Views 16 Comments

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
# Morning After Pill
# Morning After Pill

HSE costs for morning after pill fall

Sep 20th 2012, 11:20 AM 7,663 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.

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

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

May 7th 2011, 7:49 PM 2,903 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 1,183 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.

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

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

Free emergency contraception costs HSE €350K

Mar 24th 2011, 3:53 PM 1,005 Views 0 Comments

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
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Feb 16th 2011, 8:23 AM 3,421 Views 0 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jan 11th 2011, 10:17 AM 2,855 Views 12 Comments

Let us know what you think.

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

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 5,109 Views 0 Comments

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