Ruling prevents women taking second abortion pill at home

  title={Ruling prevents women taking second abortion pill at home},
  author={Clare Dyer},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  • C. Dyer
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • BMJ : British Medical Journal
The United Kingdom’s largest independent provider of abortion services has lost its High Court bid to force the secretary of state for health, Andrew Lansley, to let women having early medical abortions in England, Scotland, and Wales take some of the treatment at home rather than in a clinic. BPAS (formerly the British Pregnancy Advisory Service) had asked Mr Justice Supperstone to reinterpret the 1967 Abortion Act in line with advances in medical science, to allow the second dose of the two… Expand
Medical abortion with mifepristone and home administration of misoprostol up to 63 days’ gestation
To evaluate the acceptability and efficacy of medical abortion at home up to 63 days' gestation without limits on travel distance to a registered institution.
Can sex during pregnancy cause a miscarriage? A concise history of not knowing.
  • A. Moscrop
  • Medicine
  • The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
  • 2012
Today's 19th edition of the Ten Teachers textbook contains no mention of sex being ‘forbidden’ (or of the less obviously authoritarian ‘avoidance of intercourse’) in the context of early pregnancy loss. Expand