Text the school nurse for a morning-after pill

The morning-after emergency contraceptive pill is to be made available to schoolgirls at six schools in Oxfordshire here in the UK. And the medium of request is text messaging.

If you’ve been having a bit of jiggery-pokery and you think the contraception might have failed; or if you didn’t bother and you’re in a blind panic, you can now text the nurse and ask for one.

Whatever your perspective on teenagers, sex and the easy availability of contraception, this is super news in the context of the SMS medium — it’s absolutely perfect for this type of communication.

You can read more here.

By Ewan

Ewan is Founder and Editor of Mobile Industry Review. He writes about a wide variety of industry issues and is usually active on Twitter most days. You can read more about him or reach him with these details.

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