Data obtained from five NHS Ambulance Trusts in England, show that emergency ambulance responses for complications arising after a medical abortion are three times higher for women using pills-by-post at home, compared to those who have their medical abortion in a clinic. Using our rights under the Freedom of Information Act, we asked each of... Continue Reading →
BPAS has reported that its abortion services are “under considerable pressure” and that the number of calls it has been receiving increased by about a third in the six months March to September this year. During the same period our volunteers were making mystery client calls to BPAS and MSI Reproductive Choices, and we found... Continue Reading →
Did you know that the Government and Abortion Providers routinely under report the rate of complications caused by abortion pills? Our freedom of information investigation reveals that less than 1-in-5 complications are being reported. DHSC Under Report. The official DHSC statistics for 2020 show a 1.1% complication rate for all medical abortions and only 0.3%... Continue Reading →
Medical abortion doesn't always work; it is well established that MA has an expected treatment failure rate of about 6%. Which means that as many as 1-in-17 pregnant women using abortion pills will subsequently need hospital treatment for complications arising from an incomplete abortion. Ranbaxy (UK) Limited is the manufacturer of Medabon, the mifepristone/misoprostol combination... Continue Reading →
A total of 4.1% of all medical abortions done at less than 12 weeks gestational age were incomplete and required surgical care in the form of a vacuum curettage procedure. Carlsson, I., Breding, K. & Larsson, PG. Complications related to induced abortion: a combined retrospective and longitudinal follow-up study. BMC Women's Health 18, 158 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12905-018-0645-6
Gynuity Health Projects, a pro-abortion activist organisation, recently published results from its own study into the safety and efficacy of telemedicine abortion. Two key findings are: Six percent of women using abortion pills at home, subsequently needed hospital treatment because of complications related to the abortion, a rate of 1-in-17.Four percent of women using abortion... Continue Reading →
Surge in 999 calls over at home abortions after NHS controversially started sending powerful pills by post. There is a worrying development, emergency call-outs related to the abortion pills have *doubled* in some regions. Mail on Sunday.
One day this month, we will reach these numbers: 🏘️200,000 women taking the abortion pills at home, since Government approval on 30 March 2020; 🏥10,000 of these women being treated in hospital for complications arising from taking the abortion pills. #EndImmediately
The Scottish Government received 5,537 responses to its consultation asking whether its temporary approval for abortion at home by telemedicine should be made permanent or if it would be better to revert to the prior, clinic-based arrangements that were in place before the end of March 2020. Respondents were asked to comment on how this temporary approval... Continue Reading →
A freedom of information request to Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board showed the cost of the pills-by-post service provided by BPAS in 2020 was £76.97 for the consultation, and £344.80 for the abortion treatment, a total of £421.77.