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Walk-in centres are often first line contact for rape victims

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 29 May 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:1215
  1. Maria J Gough, walk-in centre nurse practitioner (
  1. Harlow NHS Walk in Centre, Harlow, Essex CM20 1QO

    EDITOR—Wilken and Welche discusssed the management of people who have been raped.1 Walk-in centres provide emergency hormonal contraception: we see women presenting for emergency hormonal contraception because they have been raped.

    Victims include people who have experienced “date rapes” …

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