More Than Half of Abortions Now Carried Out at Home in England and Wales

THE PRESS ASSOCIATION (Jane Kirby and Ian Jones, PA)
21 June 2022

Changes to how women access abortion mean more than half of terminations are now carried out at home, new figures show.

Data from the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities reveals that 52% of all abortions in 2021 involved women taking mifepristone and misoprostol pills in their homes.