Call to scrap GP abortion ‘licences’

Only 1300 GPs have completed the mandatory training
Jocelyn Wright
Danielle Mazza
Professor Danielle Mazza.

The TGA rule forcing doctors to obtain a special licence before prescribing abortion medication is unnecessary and should be scrapped, a high-profile GP academic says.

The medical abortion drugs mifepristone and misoprostol have been legally available in most Australian states since 2013.