Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Pharmacist Refuses To Issue Contraceptive Pills

U.K.: Janine Deeley, 38, thought the woman was joking when she took her on one side and said : "I don't give out contraceptive pills because of my religion."

"The irony is that one reason why I am prescribed the pill is because I suffer from endometriosis which causes painful periods. I asked 'oh why not?' and she said 'I don't give them out because of my religion.' I honestly thought she was joking and I said 'Pardon?'.
She repeated it and I said ' You're not giving ME the pills because of YOUR religion?' and she replied 'yes'.

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A spokeswoman for Lloyds pharmacy said an investigation had been launched. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB) said pharmacists were obliged to serve the interests of patients first.