BPAS

AcronymDefinition
BPASBritish Pregnancy Advisory Service
BPASBenefit Plans Administrative Services (various locations)
BPASBuilding Permit Allocation System (various states)
BPASBest Practice AIDS Standard (Global Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria)
BPASBachelor of Physical Activity Studies
BPASBody Profile Analysis System (health assessment)
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Anti-abortionists who often regard BPAS as a parasitic private "charity" leaching funds from the NHS, will of course criticise it, but the poor quality of the research is painfully evident from reading the report.
Ethics A BPAS spokeswoman said the only criteria for taking part in the course was that the medical student had completed one year of medical school, had a basic medical knowledge, an understanding of confidentiality and ethics, and was able to explain in writing why they wanted to take part.
He later took to Twitter to prove he had access to hundreds of names and e-mail addresses by printing the name and log-on details of a BPAS administrator.
One of the things that this BPAS campaign doesn't encourage is responsible sexual behaviour.
Ann Furedi, chief executive of BPAS, said it could no longer "sit back" on the issue after a decade of "ebbing and flowing of enthusiasm" within Government.
Ann Furedi, chief executive of BPAS, said: "Women's take-up of BPAS' early medical abortion service provided within a local GP surgery has been encouraging.
BPAS, which is funded by the National Health Service, provides more than 80% of abortions in Britain between 20-23 weeks gestation, the Press Association reported.
According to Ann Furedi, director of communications at BPAS, the number of medical abortions performed in BPAS clinics increased 151% after the restrictions were lifted--from 1,052 procedures in 1999 to 2,644 in 2001.
BPAS advertises emergency contraception, counselling and abortion care.
Ann Furedi, chief executive of BPAS, said: "Women's take up of BPAS' early medical abortion service provided within a local GP surgery has been encouraging.
Ann Furedi, chief executive of BPAS, said it could no longer "sit back" on the issue, after a decade of "ebbing and flowing of enthusiasm" within Gover nment.
The BPAS was urged to review procedures after a report revealed that the anaesthetist for Sharon's op was "relatively unqualified" and the coroner recorded a verdict of death by accident.