RCM comments on Welsh Government abortion pill announcement

By RCM on 28 June 2018 RCM Wales Abortion Welsh Government

Today the Welsh Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething has announced a change in the rules to allow women to take the second abortion pill at home.

Commenting on the announcement, Helen Rogers, Director for Wales at the Royal College of Midwives, said: “This is a sensible and practical move by the Welsh Government. It enables women to have more choice and control over their own reproductive health and wellbeing.

“It is a welcome announcement that will make a significant difference to women using these services.”

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