Case Number 4689
Request Date 25/03/2016
Completion Date 07/07/2016 

 

Details of the Request

Do you provide medical abortions at home?
To what gestation?

Do you provide medical abortion in hospital?
To what gestation?

Do you provide surgical abortion under general anaesthetic?
To what gestation?

Do you provide surgical abortion under local anaesthetic (e.g. MVA)?
To what gestation?

Do you offer surgical abortion to women with fetal anomalies diagnosed in the second trimester via the obstetric service?
To what gestation?

If you do not provide all methods of abortion (medical, surgical under local and general), do you offer patients that choice and refer them to another provider?

Do you offer a full range of long acting contraception (i.e. implant, Mirena, IUCD) at the time of the surgical procedure?

Is counselling from a trained counsellor available in clinic?

For follow up with medical abortion, do you offer telephone clinics, hospital visit or a choice?

Do other providers offer abortions to your population? If so, who?

 

Details of the Response

Provider; Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Direct phone number / other contact details; 01932 872000
Name of person giving information: *
Role of person giving information: Freedom of Information Administrator
Do you provide medical abortions at home? No
To what gestation? n/a
Do you provide medical abortion in hospital? Yes but only in exceptional circumstances
To what gestation? Decided on clinical grounds and on individual basis
Do you provide surgical abortion under general anaesthetic? Yes
To what gestation? Decided on clinical grounds and on individual basis
Do you provide surgical abortion under local anaesthetic (e.g. MVA)? No
To what gestation? n/a
Do you offer surgical abortion to women with fetal anomalies diagnosed in the second trimester via the obstetric service? Yes but only in exceptional circumstances
To what gestation? Decided on clinical grounds and on individual basis
If you do not provide all methods of abortion (medical, surgical under local and general), do you offer patients that choice and refer them to another provider? If requested, yes
Do you offer a full range of long acting contraception (i.e. implant, Mirena, IUCD) at the time of the surgical procedure? No
Is counselling from a trained counsellor available in clinic? Yes
For follow up with medical abortion, do you offer telephone clinics, hospital visit or a choice? Decided on clinical grounds and on individual basis
Do other providers offer abortions to your population? If so, who? Marie Stopes

 

Notes

* The Trust holds this information, but considers it is exempt under section 40(2) of the Act, as it constitutes personal data.