Decision: Temporary approval of home use for both stages of early medical abortion

first_imgThis must be carried out in line with the criteria set out in the attached document.This approval supersedes the approval of 27 December 2018.This is a temporary approval in light of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has approved 2 temporary measures in England to limit the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) and ensure continued access to early medical abortion services: women and girls will be able to take both pills for early medical abortion up to 10 weeks in their own homes, without the need to first attend a hospital or clinic registered medical practitioners (doctors) will be able to prescribe both pills for the treatment of early medical abortion up to 10 weeks from their own homeslast_img read more

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