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The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Government Backs Free Contraception For Women

The Government is supporting plans to introduce free contraception to women and girls aged between 1...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:09 PM - 17 Dec 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Government Backs Free Contraception For Women

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:09 PM - 17 Dec 2020

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The Government is supporting plans to introduce free contraception to women and girls aged between 17 and 25 ahead of the wider roll-out of a State-funded universal contraceptive scheme.

This group is regarded as being most at risk for crisis pregnancy and is also more likely to "find cost a barrier to contraception".

Dr Doireann O'Leary, health blogger and Cork GP, joined us for The Last Word on Health to discuss the benefits of this scheme and the types of contraception available to women.

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