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National Statistics
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NHS Contraceptive Services - England, 2004-2005

Official statistics, National statistics
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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


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.

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Key Facts

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.


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