Publication - Consultation analysis

Abortion notifications and data: consultation analysis

Published: 9 Jul 2021
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781802010749

Analysis of responses to a public consultation on the proposed changes to the requirements around statutory notifications of abortions in Scotland which must be sent to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

Abortion notifications and data: consultation analysis
Annex A: consultation questions

Annex A: consultation questions

Question 1. Should registered medical practitioners be required to send abortion notifications to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) electronically (rather than on a paper form)?

Question 2. Should registered medical practitioners be given a longer time period to return abortion notifications to the CMO?

Question 3. Should providers send data for the compilation of the abortion statistics directly to Public Health Scotland (PHS), rather than sending it via the CMO?

Question 4. Do you think there will be any impacts from the changes proposed in this consultation on the privacy of personal data about patients and staff?


Contact

Email: AbortionConsultation@gov.scot