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The Subscription Pharmacist Offering Free Contraception To Irish Women

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

6:08 PM - 22 Jan 2020

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Many people argue that Irish women should have access to free contraception.

Healthwave, the Irish digital pharmacy service, has announced that it will offer the oral contraceptive pill free of charge to its members.

The generic versions of six of the most commonly prescribed contraceptive pill medications in Ireland will be offered at no cost to those with valid prescriptions.

Catherine McNicholas, Director of Pharmacy Services at Healthwave, joined us for our weekly medical consultation to explain more.

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