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At-home early medical abortions will be made permanent in England and Wales

BMJ 2022; 378 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.o2082 (Published 24 August 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;378:o2082
  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

Access to early medical abortions at home will be made permanent in England and Wales from 30 August, the Department of Health and Social Care has said.

The Abortion Act will be amended at the end of the month to allow eligible patients in the first nine weeks and six days of pregnancy to continue to access pills for early medical abortion through a teleconsultation and for both pills to be taken at …

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