Dr Keith Radcliffe, director of sexual health services for BSCHT
said: 'Female reproductive health in general and, in particular, unwanted teenagers pregnancies, is a major issue for the whole country.
Barbara Hunter, recruitment and retention coordinator for BSCHT
said: 'We have an acute nursing shortage within the NHS - so it makes sense to make use of anyone who is available, provided they have the appropriate skills.
Cynthia Bower, chief executive of BSCHT
, said the December break had now been cancelled because of adverse publicity.