Abortion

Department of Health written question – answered on 3rd July 2015.

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Photo of Fiona Bruce Fiona Bruce Conservative, Congleton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether it is his policy not to record the NHS number for every termination of pregnancy contracted out by the NHS; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Fiona Bruce Fiona Bruce Conservative, Congleton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, if he will take steps to require every termination of pregnancy provider routinely to record a patient's NHS number.

Photo of Fiona Bruce Fiona Bruce Conservative, Congleton

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many and what proportion of terminations of pregnancy commissioned for delivery in the private sector had NHS numbers missing from the patient's electronic record in each of the last five years for which data is available.

Photo of Jane Ellison Jane Ellison The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health

Recording of NHS number on the HSA4 abortion notification form is not a statutory requirement.

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