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Oct 16, 2017

Episode 4 is the final of our four-part series on contraception for women featuring Dr Deirdre Lundy, Coordinator of Reproductive and Sexual Health Courses for the Irish College of General Practitioners.

This episode reviews three common GP cases:

  • Crisis Pregnancy and Emergency Contraception
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Management considerations around termination of pregnancy

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Episode 4 Selected Websites:

HSE Crisis Pregnancy Website:


Think Contraception Website: Guidance on Emergency Contraception:


RCOG Tubal Ligation Consent: