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Nurse-led medical abortion care reforms proposed in Victoria

Sigrid Firth Abortion, Advocacy, Equity and access, Media

Marie Stopes Australia congratulates Fiona Patten MP and her office for the adjournment asking for nurse-led medical abortion care. Fiona Patten MP tabled the adjournment in Victorian Parliament on Thursday, 29 April. The adjournment was consistent with the recommendations in the Legislative Scan we published last year that called for legislative reform to enable nurse-led medical abortion care and is …

Nurse-led models would increase access to abortion care

Sigrid Firth Abortion, Advocacy, Equity and access, Media

MEDIA STATEMENT Wednesday 4 November 2020 Advocates and legal experts have released a paper that necessitates the implementation of nurse-led models of abortion care in Australia. A shortage of trained providers presents a significant barrier to accessing abortion care services throughout Australia. While access to abortion care in rural, regional, and remote settings poses a considerable challenge. Long-term health inequity …