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
In 2020, Marie Stopes global provision of abortion fell by 40%. They provided 2,800,000 abortions compared to 4.6m in 2019. The original 'target/goal' for 2020 was 5m abortions. The CEO's remuneration has fallen by 43% from 2018, down to £244,000 from a high of £434,000.
Marie Stopes Australia (MSA) says that more than 5% of the medical abortions it provides, fail to complete. Meaning that 1-in-20 women will have fragments of the baby and/or placenta remaining in their womb after taking both sets of the tablets, mifepristone and misoprostol. These women will need to seek further treatment to prevent ongoing... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
Foreign Aid Budget Cut. MSI Reproductive Choices, International Planned Parenthood Federation, and UNFPA have each lost significant levels of funding from the UK taxpayer. The Government has decided to withhold £131 million of previously agreed funds from UNFPA and has informed MSI and IPPF that £70m expected in June 2021 for its flagship Women’s Integrated... Continue Reading →
Government has decided to withhold £131 million of previously agreed funds from UNFPA and has informed MSI and IPPF that £70m expected in June 2021 for its flagship Women’s Integrated Sexual Health programme will not be paid. We welcome these funding cuts. https://christianconcern.com/comment/do-not-use-my-taxes-to-pay-for-abortion-overseas/
Based on data published in its 2020 financial statement, 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 →
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.