Deborah Bateson

Clinical Associate Professor, Discipline of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, University of Sydney

Deborah Bateson is the Medical Director at Family Planning New South Wales. She has an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Oxford University (MA Oxon), a Masters degree in Human Nutrition from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and a medical degree from the University of Hong Kong. Deborah was Chair then Co-chair of the Australasian Sexual Health Alliance from 2015 to 2017.



The Pill Is 99.5 Percent Effective If Taken ‘Perfectly’, But Most Women Don’t

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About one-third of women using contraception use the pill. But how effective is it?