NHS contraceptive services in England are provided principally by General Practitioners and family planning clinics. Services are also provided by voluntary organisations and by the private sector.
NHS Contraceptive Services - England, 2004-2005Official statistics, National statistics
- Publication Date:
- 28 Oct 2005
- Geographic Coverage:
- Geographical Granularity:
- Country, Strategic Health Authorities, Primary Care Organisations, Government Office Regions, Hospital and Community Health Services
- Date Range:
- 01 Apr 2004 to 31 Mar 2005
In 2004-2005 family planning clinics in England recorded about 2.6 million attendances, made by about 1.2 million different women and 99,000 men, a decrease of 2-3% compared with the corresponding figures for 2003-2004.
Emergency contraception was prescribed by clinics on 179,000 occasions, a decrease of 5% compared with 2003-04.