Launceston women facing 'limited or no' access to surgical abortions, according to Family Planning Tasmania

Jessica Willard
By Jessica Willard
Updated August 12 2021 - 8:44am, first published 7:30am
Family Planning Tasmania is calling for better access to surgical abortions in Northern Tasmania, and says the service should be offered and accessible through all public hospitals in Tasmania - including the LGH.

Women in the state's North deserve a clear and accessible pathway for surgical termination of pregnancy, according to the head of Family Planning Tasmania, who says abortions should be offered in all public hospitals.

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Jessica Willard

Jessica Willard

Senior Journalist and Health Reporter

Being a health reporter to me is about more than just reporting the problems. It's about asking why they are happening in the first place and what needs to change to fix it.

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