Over-the-phone abortion pills to cut out doctor visits

A NEW company reportedly named after former prime minister Tony Abbott is offering women medical abortions without the need to visit a doctor or pharmacist.

In a seven-step process outlined on the Tabbot Foundation's website, women first call a 1800 number and get referred for an ultrasound and blood test.

Based on the results, the foundation then organises a telephone consultation with a GP or gynaecologist,