The sooner you call us, the better, as there may be a limited time in which to make some safe clinical decisions. You may know straightaway that you do not wish to continue the pregnancy, but often people feel uncertain or confused initially. It can be helpful to speak through your feelings with someone else not directly connected to your situation.
Please call us for advice, or to make your own appointment on 0141 211 8620 . If you would prefer to speak to your own GP first, they can also refer you to our service.
There are 2 types of abortion: Medical and Surgical. Early medical abortions can be managed at home.
Surgical and later abortions take place in hospital. Surgical abortions in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde are currently suspended due to COVID restrictions.
A comprehensive guide to the different types of abortion services Sandyford provide.
Information for people who have chosen to have an early medical abortion at home. This means that you are able to take the second set of medication in your home setting, rather than attending hospital for the second medication.
At the moment, this appointment usually takes place over the phone.
This appointment includes:
You will be asked to complete a self-test for STIs and a blood test for HIV and syphilis at home.
We may ask you to come in for an ultrasound scan, if necessary.
The Abortion Information is available in a variety of Community Languages.