What abortions services are available to South East London patients?

Service update – April 2022

Please note from 1st April 2022, the Central Booking Service is no longer available.

You can now contact an abortion provider directly by phone or web. Please see below for further information.

If you are a resident or registered with a GP Practice located in the following South East London boroughs:

  • Bexley
  • Bromley
  • Greenwich
  • Lambeth
  • Lewisham
  • Southwark

You can choose to have your abortion with either BPAS, MSI or NUPAS.

If you are not a resident or not registered at a GP Practice in the above boroughs, you can use the information on this page to contact a provider of your choice, and they will be able to give you more information.

Please note: Legally, all abortions must be performed by 23 weeks and 6 days of pregnancy*

BPAS logoMSI logoNUPAS logo
Telephone Numbers03457 30 40 300345 300 80900333 004 6666
General webpagewww.bpas.org   www.msichoices.org.ukwww.nupas.co.uk
Video chatYesYesYes
Online provider call back bookingYesYesYes
Interpreter available over the phone or face-to-face?YesYesYes
Locations availableFind a clinicFind a clinicFind a clinic

Wait times for a procedure can vary, but should be completed within 14 days from when you first contact the abortion provider of your choice. The 14 days includes having a consultation before your procedure.

A consultation will determine next steps, which might include the procedure being provided in an NHS hospital. If this is needed, it will be arranged by the abortion provider.

Contraception and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) testing

Contraception’s (implant, coil, pill & injection), STI & HIV testing are offered during the abortion process.

You can also log on to www.shl.uk to check which contraception and STI home testing kits are available in your area.

Your views and opinions are important to us

We encourage you to share your experience with us by:

  • Completing a provider feedback form, emailing the provider directly, or
  • the NHS SEL CCG Complaints Team via Selccg.complaints@nhs.net

For information on the abortion pathway, please visit the NHS website

* unless there is an exceptional emergency circumstance i.e. medical risk to mother’s life