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Contraceptive services ‘even worse’ after coronavirus

Contraceptive services ‘even worse’ after coronavirus

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The coronavirus pandemic has made a "difficult situation even worse" for women trying to access contraception, a group of MPs and peers has warned.Their inquiry claims years of cuts means patients "have to navigate a complex system just to receive basic healthcare".It warns damage caused by the pandemic could see a rise in unplanned pregnancies and abortions.Sexual health doctors say the service is "overstretched and underfunded". Coronavirus: Morning-after pill access 'hit by lockdown' Women 'struggling to access contraception' The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Sexual and Reproductive Health says cuts to public health funding in England have had a wide-ranging impact, including: service closures reduced opening hours ...