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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1976 July; 26(168): 547–550.
PMCID: PMC2158229

The first three months of free contraception in a market-town group practice


Contraceptive services became free to patients of general practitioners in the British National Health Service on 1 July 1975. We report the numbers of patients advised in a practice of 6,612 patients during the first three-month period and found that in a sample of 211 women, just over half had received medical advice. The financial implications are discussed.

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  • Frankland John C, Smith Fred. Family Planning Payments. Br Med J. 1972 Dec 09;4(5840):f613–614. [PMC free article]

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