Women who abort their first pregnancy are at significantly greater risk of having subsequent premature births a study has found.Previous studies suggested that multiple abortions could result in complications in future pregnancies, but a new paper suggests that the risk after one termination is just as great. Researchers from Aberdeen University studied the health data […]
More than a third of women having an abortion are having the procedure for at least the second time, official figures show.There has been a jump in the proportion of women having repeat abortions to reach 36 per cent, equating to around 63,300 women, it has been found. In 2010, 34 per cent of terminations […]
Posted: June 18th, 2012 under Accident & Emergencies, Contraception, Doctors, NHS Cash Shortages, NHS Deaths, NHS Waste, Pregnancy, Preventable Crisis, Sexual Health, Uncategorized.
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Urgent checks of abortion clinics ordered by the health secretary last month cost £1 million and meant hundreds of other inspections were cancelled.The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said the request at short notice from the Department of Health meant 580 pre-planned inspections were cancelled. Time spent on planning and inspecting equated to 1,100 days, it […]
Posted: April 11th, 2012 under Contraception, Doctors, Health Professionals, NHS Deaths, Pregnancy, Sexual Health, Uncategorized.
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Pro-life campaigners have welcomed publication of an article arguing killing newborns should be “permissible”, saying it showed there was no moral difference between abortion and infanticide.The article, which argued newborns and foetuses were only “potential persons” and not “actual persons”, has provoked a storm of protest. The authors, whose piece was published in the Journal […]
Posted: February 17th, 2012 under Care Professionals, Contraception, Doctors, Health Professionals, NHS Deaths, Pregnancy, Uncategorized.
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Nearly £200,000 in compensation has been paid to women who have become pregnant or been hurt after they were fitted with a popular contraceptive implant. The NHS has received more than 1,000 complaints about Implanon, a device that had been hailed as the future of family planning. The procedure involves injecting a plastic implant under […]
A doctor who got one of his patients pregnant and then helped to arrange an abortion has been suspended from medical practice. Stephen Carr-Bains, 56, had sexual relationships with two vulnerable patients while working at a surgery at the University of Surrey. When one of the women fell pregnant he arranged for a termination but […]
Almost one in five girls say they have been pregnant at least once by the age of 18, according to a Government survey. Just under half (46 per cent) decided to keep their baby, while more than a third (36 per cent), had an abortion, the figures show. The statistics are part of wider research […]
Dozens of teenage girls have had three abortions or more, according to figures that campaigners say paint a profoundly depressing picture of modern Britain. These statistics follow controversy last month over the UK’s first ever television advertisement for abortion services. Government data have disclosed that 89 girls aged 17 or under who terminated a pregnancy […]