'Injecting my contraception is empowering'
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'Injecting my contraception is empowering'

A medical student has said she finds it "empowering" to be able to inject herself with contraceptives at home, rather than go to a clinic or rely on the pill.

Caitlin Pley, who lives in Cambridge, has been given a year's supply of "Sayana Press" needles, and was taught how to use them.

Clinics say it offers choice to women and frees-up appointments, but there are concerns it could mean fewer opportunities for doctors to see vulnerable patients.

Doctors have warned access to contraceptives was at a "crossroads", with services being cut across England.

  • 13 Sep 2018
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