John Glen – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department of Health

The below Parliamentary question was asked by John Glen on 2014-04-30.

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what steps he is taking to ensure that the quality and content of advice published by independent abortion providers accords with that of his Department and the Royal colleges.

Jane Ellison

Medical practitioners carrying out terminations of pregnancy must comply with the Abortion Act 1967. Independent sector providers approved to perform abortions by the Secretary of State for Health must comply with the Required Standard Operating Procedures as a condition of approval.