Will abortion pills be available after repeal?

Almost certainly.

The Government’s proposed law will make abortion available ‘on request’ up to 12 weeks (see explanation here).

According to the FDA, abortion pills are safe to use and are highly effective in early pregnancy. Where a pregnant person seeks abortion care within that time frame it is likely that she will have the option of using abortion pills to have a medical abortion.

This will require the Health Products Regulatory Authority to ensure all appropriate licences are in place to allow for medication abortion pills to be prescribed under the new law.


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