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Abortion (termination of pregnancy)



There are lots of services in Greater Manchester that offer abortion counselling and procedures.


How can I get an abortion?

There are more than ten clinics in Greater Manchester that offer abortion counselling and procedures. The central booking services listed below can make appointments at all of these clinics.


If you live in Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Tameside or Trafford, call Central Booking (Greater Manchester) to book an appointment on

0345 365 0565


If you live in Bolton or Wigan, call Central Booking (Bolton and Wigan) to book an appointment on

0845 371 0179


If you live in Stockport you can access a choice of two independent providers directly:

Marie Stopes International

0345 300 8090

National Unplanned Pregnancy Service (NUPAS)

0333 004 6666 


The staff are helpful, understanding, and will know all of the free appointment slots at local clinics. You’ll be able to attend the clinic that is most convenient for you. You won't have to wait too long for a consultation - normally less than a week.


You’ll need to have an initial consultation. If the doctor or nurse confirms that an abortion will be legal and safe, a follow-up appointment for the procedure will be booked. It is possible for both appointments to take place on the same date.


You can find out more about abortion here


Who can I talk to?

Discussing your options with a healthcare professional can help you to reach a decision that will be right for you. The doctors and nurses at the sexual and reproductive health clinics in Greater Manchester offer impartial and unbiased information and advice about all of the pregnancy options.


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