New Zealand abortion phone service closes because of lack of money

The 0800 Abortion phone service has closed because of a lack of funds.

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By Martin Johnston
10:57 AM Sunday Sep 11, 2016, New Zealand Herald

New Zealand's 0800 telephone abortion service has closed because of a lack of money.

It was started in June last year by Masterton abortion doctor Simon Snook and a colleague and was intended to fill what its backers considered to be a gap in abortion services.

"Unfortunately, the model of funding this service using certification income continued to fall short." - Dr Simon Snook

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Source: New Zealand Herald