TITLE

KISS ME QUICK

AUTHOR(S)
Hopkins, Graham
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Community Care;9/7/2006, Issue 1639, p50
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the actions taken by local councils to prevent teenage pregnancy at the seaside towns of South West England during the summer season. Holidaymakers and migrant workers contribute to the risk of unintended pregnancies. Young people are experiencing difficulties in accessing confidential contraception and sexual health service in Cornwall. A sexual health specialist team provides sex instruction in schools in Bournemouth.
ACCESSION #
22418022

 

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