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Abortion care services delivered from a community sexual and reproductive health setting: views of health care professionals
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    Comment on 'Abortion care services delivered from a community sexual and reproductive health setting: views of health care professionals': authors' response
    • Lucy Michie, Specialty Trainee in Sexual and Reproductive Health
    • Other Contributors:
      • Sharon Cameron, Anna Glasier

    We thank Dr Kell and Ms McMahon for their comments[1] on our article[2] and for sharing their experience of running an abortion service from a community setting. It is reassuring to learn that both staff and patients welcomed this service and that contraceptive provision and sexually transmitted infection diagnosis have improved as a result. We hope other clinicians providing abortion care services may be encouraged to c...

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    Comment on 'Abortion care services delivered from a community sexual and reproductive health setting: views of health care professionals'
    • Philip Kell, Consultant Physician
    • Other Contributors:
      • Karen McMahon

    We read with interest the article by Michie et al. in the October 2013 Journal.[1]

    We are delighted that our colleagues at a sexual and reproductive health meeting are supportive of the concept of running an abortion service from a community setting. In Torbay we have been running such a service for some years originally delivered by BPAS and now delivered, for the last 12 months, by the integrated Torbay Sexual...

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