ACT health services 'confident' in contraceptives trial, cautious of broader rollout

Kathryn Lewis
By Kathryn Lewis
Updated June 19 2021 - 5:10am, first published June 17 2021 - 2:00am
Pharmacists would offer people buying emergency contraceptive counselling on birth control options, under the Monash University trial. Picture: Shutterstock.

Canberra's women's health services have confidence in a federally funded trial to offer birth control counselling to people receiving emergency contraception, but say it must be implemented carefully to avoid becoming another barrier for women.

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Kathryn Lewis

Kathryn Lewis

Canberra Times Journalist

I am a breaking and general news reporter. Contact me with tips or story ideas at kathryn.lewis@canberratimes.com.au

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