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Abortion in Practice - A Guide for GPs


GPs or other healthcare professionals may call our Referral Support Hotline on 03332342435 if you want to refer a patient with complex medical needs, if your patient is vulnerable, or you have other concerns. Find out more.


See the list of leaflets and resources for order. For more information on how to order resources, please go to our resource centre.


Find out how to report clinical incidents to BPAS here.

Treatment Information

We have information for each type of abortion treatment available online. Please click the individual treatment types below for more details.

Medical abortion

Pills by post - Abortion pill at home (a safe and legal alternative to ordering abortion pills online)

The abortion pill up to 10 weeks

The abortion pill from 10 weeks up to 24 weeks

Surgical abortion

Vacuum aspiration

Dilatation and Evacuation – between 15 and 24 weeks of pregnancy.

Abortion aftercare

Caring for yourself after an abortion