The study assessed the feasibility of a 1-day service model, evaluating outpatient administration of abortion medications and analyzing the proportion of clients who could avoid an overnight stay.
In October 2017, Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer wrote to all health boards to say that misoprostol can be used by women outside of a clinical setting after use of mifepristone for early abortion. The change brings Scotland in line with … Continued
It seems Pfizer’s decision to withdraw Cytotec (their brand of misoprostol) in France has been ill-thought out. The reason given was that in October 2017 they received reports that its off-label use for induction of labour had caused complications in … Continued
In Tasmania, Australia, Dr Paul Hyland had been the main provider of surgical abortion for the past 17 years. But the increased demand for medical terminations over surgery, as well as the costs associated with running a clinic, were why … Continued
The Health Service Executive (HSE) of Ireland is responsible for the provision of health and personal social services for everyone living in Ireland, with public funds. In the context of the current hearings by the Eighth Amendment Committee of the … Continued