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Scottish Parliament: E-health (22 Sep 2010)

Ian McKee: ..., it is important not to have the national spine with all information on it. A hospital doctor who needs to see an X-ray does not need to see GP notes on when the patient had, for example, an abortion or a sexually transmitted disease. Telehealth has enormous potential, but it is potential that we have found difficult to tap into in the past. Committee members will recall that I took...

Coronavirus Bill - Second Reading (Continued) (24 Mar 2020)

Lord Bethell: ...’s estate has issued advice on measures that can be used to enable implementation. I turn to the remarks of the noble Baroness, Lady Barker, who has made some important and pertinent points about abortion. We completely recognise that continued access to safe abortion services has to be a priority, and in early meetings she bore testimony to the challenge and stresses for women in that...

Coronavirus Bill - Committee: Amendment 6 (25 Mar 2020)

Baroness Bennett of Manor Castle: ...disease. Under the Government’s recommendations, for her health and well-being and to protect our NHS resources, she should remain at home and self-isolate for 12 weeks. However, she needs an abortion. She also has at home a two year-old with a heart condition—another reason why she should not leave the house—but she must leave the house and go to a clinic or approved place to take...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Matter of the Day: Abortion Regulations (31 Mar 2020)

Clare Bailey: ...the fact that access to reproductive healthcare is no longer a criminal matter. We do not think it should ever have been a criminal matter, and we believe that any woman should be able to access an abortion as early as possible and as late as necessary. Today, the regulations on abortion in Northern Ireland are a good step forward and are to be welcomed. Access to abortion up to 12 weeks...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion (27 May 2020)

Lord Bethell: The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has issued clinical guidelines for healthcare professionals on Coronavirus infection and abortion care. The guidance sets out the circumstances where women should be asked to attend a clinic for an ultra-sound scan. However, it states that “most women can determine the gestational age of their pregnancy with reasonable accuracy by last...

Abortion Regulations: Northern Ireland (4 Jun 2020)

Louise Haigh: ...in Stormont. But the task now for Westminster is implementing a law that already stands. In 2019, this place passed the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation etc) Act, which has taken legal effect. Abortion is now legal in Northern Ireland, and women there are entitled to the same rights and services as women in all other parts of the United Kingdom. We are now tasked with implementing the...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion (8 Jun 2020)

Helen Whately: The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has issued clinical guidelines for healthcare professionals on ‘Coronavirus infection and abortion care’. The guidance sets out the circumstances where women should be asked to attend a clinic for an ultra-sound scan. However, it states that “most women can determine the gestational age of their pregnancy with reasonable...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Drugs (15 Jun 2020)

Lord Bethell: The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) has issued clinical guidelines for healthcare professionals on Coronavirus infection and abortion care. The guidance sets out the circumstances where women should be asked to attend a clinic for an ultra-sound scan, however it states that “most women can determine the gestational age of their pregnancy with reasonable accuracy by...

Domestic Abuse Bill: New Clause 15 - Children as victims of domestic abuse (6 Jul 2020)

Diana R. Johnson: ...fish. New clause 28 is supported by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, the Royal College of Midwives, the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare, the British Society of Abortion Care Providers, the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, Marie Stopes, the End Violence Against Women Coalition and Women’s Aid. Hon. Members will be aware that current abortion law...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Drugs (9 Jul 2020)

Baroness Stroud: To ask Her Majesty's Government what investigation they have made, if any, of reports of misadministration of the abortion drugs mifepristone and misoprostol from a telemedicine appointment during the COVID-19 pandemic leading to the death of an unborn child at 28 weeks; and how many other cases of such misadministration they are aware of.

Covid-19: Human Trafficking - Question (16 Jul 2020)

Baroness Barker: The initial review from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of abortion services delivered by telemedicine during Covid showed that staff, highly trained in safeguarding, have found trafficked women. Will the Minister’s department work with the Department of Health and Social Care to evaluate and make this telemedicine service permanent?

Written Answers — Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office: Developing Countries: Genito-urinary Medicine (29 Sep 2020)

Baroness Sugg: ...Programme (WISH) and FCDO's bilateral health programmes. The UK is also working with governments to increase the availability and affordability of quality-assured combi-packs for safe medical abortion in contexts where it is legal. UK funded research is helping to develop a new self-care product, a monthly vaginal ring to help reduce the risk of HIV transmission which can be administered...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Domestic Abuse and Civil Proceedings Bill: Final Stage (18 Jan 2021)

Gerry Carroll: ...case. If the Bill is to slot into a strategy aimed at reducing gender-based violence, we need to see it sit alongside proper sex education. Indeed, we need to see it sit alongside proper access to abortion and other healthcare issues, including telemedicine. How often do we need to hear about the impact of restricting access to abortion before we see the Health Minister act on the issue?...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill: Second Stage (15 Mar 2021)

Caoimhe Archibald: ...been passed. The DUP, along with the UUP, is failing women. Amidst the lack of leadership from the Health Minister, health trusts have been left to pick up the slack and put in place early medical abortion services that have, at times, led to a postcode lottery in access to them. That is unacceptable. As my colleague Liz Kimmins pointed out, women who access those services are subjected to...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Telemedicine (23 Apr 2021)

Baroness Stroud: To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the ability to screen for ectopic pregnancies via telemedicine abortion services.

National Health Service (Charges and Pharmaceutical and Local Pharmaceutical Services) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 - Motion to Regret (26 Apr 2021)

Baroness Barker: ...that it remains. I am the co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Sexual and Reproductive Health. One of the biggest changes that we have witnessed during the pandemic is the change to telemedicine for women seeking abortion and access to contraceptive services. Data that has been subject to two different reviews—in Scotland and England—shows that that move has been extremely...

Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2021 - Motion to Approve: Amendment to the Motion (28 Apr 2021)

Baroness Barker: My Lords, I preface my remarks by making the observation that it is against the law, throughout the whole of the United Kingdom, to compel or coerce a woman to have an abortion against her will. This House is talking today about the legal provision of services that are locally accessible to women and girls who need them. It is part of an ongoing debate between those of us who believe that...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Ectopic Pregnancy (22 Jun 2021)

Baroness Stroud: ...Written Answer by Lord Bethell on 23 April (HL14837) in which he said that the Department of Health and Social Care had made "no assessment" of the ability to screen for ectopic pregnancies via telemedicine abortion services, how they are ensuring that the clinical guidance set by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is sufficient to prevent ectopic pregnancies from...

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Telemedicine (1 Jul 2021)

David Jones: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what datasets he will be using as part of the Woman's Health Strategy review in respect of telemedical home abortions other than HSA4 forms submitted by abortion providers; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department of Health and Social Care: Abortion: Disinformation (15 Nov 2021)

Sarah Champion: To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to tackle potential erroneous and misleading information on telemedicine for abortion care.


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