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Preventing unwanted teenage pregnancies

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 19, PAGE NO: 38Sarah Bekaert, RN (Child), is community nurse in schools, Lower Clapton Health Centre, Hackney, LondonGovernment targets and recent policy have consistently emphasised a need to reduce the number of unwanted teenage pregnancies, but the east London borough of Hackney is reporting record levels of conception among young people. So there is now new impetus to improve projects that are concerned with the sexual health of young people.

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