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Shadow health secretary raises Pulse findings in Commons public health debate


one council has stopped funding a pharmacy scheme to supply the emergency contraceptive directly to patients, this has resulted in patients missing out on contraception in time or needing emergency coil fittings. As pregnancy rates, TOP rates etc increase the NHS will pick up the costs and the council won't give a hoot as not their problem and not their bill. This was predicted well before the change of funding of public health from the NHS to councils. Public health was originally removed from councils and given to the NHS because councils kept taking public health money and spending it on council budgets instead. History has been ignored and repeated itself yet again. Total waste of money and a scandal.

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17 May 2019

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