Australia: Tabbot Foundation provides first 1,000 safe abortions by phone and doctors call for country GPs to be ‘one-stop shop’ abortion providers

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Australia: Tabbot Foundation provides first 1,000 safe abortions by phone and doctors call for country GPs to be ‘one-stop shop’ abortion providers

Tabbot Foundation provides first 1,000 safe abortions by phone and doctors call for country GPs to be ‘one-stop shop’ abortion providers

by Safe Abortion | posted in: Australia, Newsletter, Pacific

Tabbot Foundation: first 1,000 abortions safely provided by phone

The Tabbot Foundation safely provided their first 1,000 medical abortions through their telephone abortion service on 9 August, just 300 days after their launch.

SOURCE: E-mail from Paul Hyland, Medical Director, Tabbot Foundation, 10 August 2016

HISTORY: 1 July 2016

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Doctors call for country GPs to be ‘one-stop shop’ abortion providers

Access to medical abortion pills is limited in Australia by the fact that relatively few general practitioners (GPs) offer the service, and some young women, particularly in rural areas, are still not even aware they may use the pills instead of having a surgical abortion.

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Source: International Campaign for Women's Right to Safe ABortion