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Abortion: Drugs

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 89877, tabled on 14 September 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many medical abortions have taken place at home since the introduction of temporary provisions permitting the application of both sets of abortion pills at home.

Answered on

8 October 2020

From April to June 2020, there were 23,061 medical abortions where both medications (Antiprogesterone and prostaglandin) were taken at home.