Fall in Annual Births is due to Abortion.

Data published by the Office of National Statistics, show clearly that the increasing gap between conceptions and births is due to the increasing number of abortions. The ONS notes: "Prior to 1969, the first full year for which abortions data were available, the number of conceptions was equivalent to the number of births." Source: Office... Continue Reading →

Non-negligible Risk of Failure.

In its SmPC (summaries of product characteristics), Ranbaxy states that there is a non-negligible risk of medical abortion treatment failure, as follows: The non-negligible risk of failure, which occurs in 4.5 to 7.8% of the cases, makes the follow-up visit mandatory in order to check that abortion is complete.The patient should be informed that surgical... Continue Reading →

What do new abortion figures from Scotland reveal?

On 25 May 2021, Public Health Scotland (PHS) released its official abortion statistics for the year ending December 2020. You may have already read that in 2020 there were a total of 13,815 abortions, the highest annual total since 2008, and that 36% of these were repeat abortions, which continues an increasing trend year-on-year. In this short... Continue Reading →

How much does the NHS pay BPAS?

Based on data published in its 2020 financial statement,[1] BPAS was paid £37 million by the NHS, largely for its provision of abortion services; the average fee per abortion was approximately £425. We note that BPAS provides other reproductive health services for which it is paid by the NHS, so this calculation is an estimate,... Continue Reading →

Cost of Abortions in England – 2018.

Cost of Abortions in England 2018Download Freedom of information responses show that in 2018, NHS England paid £96 million for abortion services, at an overall average cost of £510 per abortion. From BPAS published financial statements[1] and a number of FOI responses, we can derive that the average price charged to the NHS by the... Continue Reading →

Bathroom abortion is the new backstreet.

There’s increasing debate about the lack of official provision of abortion services across Northern Ireland, with concerns being raised that women are risking their health and safety by turning to the backstreets. I think the rhetoric around ‘backstreet’ abortion is flawed. It is more likely that when official abortion services are not being provided, or... Continue Reading →

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