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BPAS comment on appointment of Health Secretary

Clare Murphy, Chief Executive of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, BPAS, said: “Every politician is entitled to hold their own opinion on abortion. But what matters is whether they wo…

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Scottish government commits to tackling anti-abortion cli…

Today, Nicola Sturgeon has announced plans to tackle anti-abortion clinic protests as part of their programme for government, 2022-2023. The First Minister stated that the Scottish governme…

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BPAS comment on the continuation of at-home early medical…

Clare Murphy, Chief Executive of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, BPAS, said: “We are absolutely delighted that following work by BPAS and clinicians across the sector earlier this y…

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BPAS comment on ONS Fertility rate rises in England and Wales

Katherine O’Brien, Associate Director of Communications and Campaigns, said: “At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020,  many women may have delayed trying to conceive, leading …

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Government pledges to end IVF policies which discriminate…

20 July 2022 Government pledges to end IVF policies which discriminate against same-sex female couples. As part of the Women’s Health Strategy, the government will remove requirements…

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Comment on the prosecution of women charged with ending t…

17 July 2022 In relation to press reports that two women are currently facing prosecution in England charged with ending their own pregnancies, BPAS Chief Executive, Clare Murphy, said: …

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