Push for nurses to prescribe abortion drugs

The Victorian parliament is being asked to approve nurse-led abortion services

Nurses could one day be able to prescribe abortion drugs in Victoria under a proposal before the state’s Parliament.

Fiona Patten
MP Fiona Patten.

MP Fiona Patten wants the state’s drug register updated to allow the reform, although she has offered few details on what training or medical supervision would be provided to nurses who signed up.

The TGA would also need to support the move, but Ms Patten,