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Response to Mini-Commentary on ‘Would an exclusive contraceptive clinic help meet the needs of patients attending an integrated sexual health clinic?’
  1. Diana Mansour, FRCOG, FFSRH
  1. Head of Clinical Service, Sexual Health, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, New Croft Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK;

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It was interesting to read Sharon Moses’ thoughtful commentary questioning the role of an ‘express’ contraceptive service in a community sexual health clinic and advocating improving contraceptive provision in primary care, the primary provider of contraception in the UK.1 My colleagues in Newcastle, however, support this service innovation as they feel that women in their late teens and early twenties have been overlooked in the process of sexual health service integration and are at risk of unplanned pregnancy. A number of women attending our …

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