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Veos PLC (VEO)


Wednesday 11 July, 2001

Veos PLC

Re Contract

Veos PLC
11 July 2001

11th July 2001

                                PRESS RELEASE


Veos plc, the AIM-listed female sexual health business, today announced that
its principal operating subsidiary has agreed terms with FP Sales Limited for
distribution of its Oves contraceptive cap to family planning clinics in the

FP Sales is the commercial arm of the Family Planning Association (fpa) and
distributes contraceptives and other family planning materials to some 1700
family planning clinics in the UK, which in turn provide family planning
advice to over 1 million women each year.

Peggy Czyzak-Dannenbaum, Chief Executive of Veos, commented:

'Our objective is to broaden the range of contraceptive choice available to
women, so we are delighted to be working with the team at FP Sales to ensure
that the Oves cap is widely available to all sections of the population. This
agreement perfectly complements our existing over-the-counter distribution
through Boots The Chemists. '

Colin Parker, Managing Director of FP Sales added:

'For 29 years we have been the main independent supplier of contraceptives to
clinics throughout the UK. Adding the Oves cap to our range broadens the
choice available and maintains our position as the 'One Stop Shop' for all
methods of contraception. There is a definite renewal of interest in female
barrier methods and the Oves cap should prove very successful.'


Further Enquiries:

Peggy Czyzak-Dannenbaum
CEO, Veos plc                           020 7960 6066

David Simonson/ Clare Maciocia
Merlin Financial                        020 7606 1244

Information to editors on Veos plc: Veos is the women's sexual and
reproductive healthcare company, listed on AIM in December 1999. In March
2001, Veos launched Oves, an innovation in women's barrier contraception, over
the counter through Boots The Chemists. Oves is a disposable cervical cap,
made from medical-grade silicone, and marketed as 'the long weekend
contraceptive' because it can be left in place for 72 hours.

Further information on Veos plc is available at and on Oves at

Information to editors on FP Sales: FP Sales is the only medical distributor
to donate all taxable profits to charity. It is a wholly-owned subsidiary of
the Family Planning Association (fpa) and distributes a range of disposable
products and devices to GP's and Family Planning Clinics throughout the NHS
from its premises in Oxford. FP Sales has been providing a contraceptive mail
order service since 1972.

The fpa is the UK's leading charity in contraception and sexual health.
Further information is available at


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