Correspondence

Abortion: clarification of time limit

The Chief Medical Officer has written to doctors clarifying the time limit for termination of pregnancy under the Abortion Act 1967.

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Letter from Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer, to all doctors performing termination of pregnancy. The letter clarifies the Department of Health and Social Care’s interpretation of the legal time limit for termination of pregnancy performed under Grounds C or D of the Abortion Act 1967.

Published 23 July 2018