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Abortion in the UK

Information about your options

If you are pregnant and considering an abortion, you probably have many questions and worries going through your mind right now. Unplanned pregnancies are very common and one in three women will decide to have an abortion in their lifetime. So you are not alone.

NHS-funded abortions in the UK. How to get an abortion on the NHS?

We have been providing specialist abortion care on behalf of the NHS for over 40 years. 98% of the women we see have their abortion treatment paid for by the NHS. The best way to find out if you qualify for NHS-funded treatment is to call our advice line on 0345 300 8090.   

Private abortion

If you do not qualify for NHS-funded treatment, you can decide to use our services privately

Treatment options: Surgical or medical abortion (abortion pill)

If you decide to have an abortion, there are two main types of methods you can have: medical or surgical abortion. This can depend on when your last period was, your medical history and your personal preference. Find out more information below or call us 0345 300 8090.