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Unmet needs and service gaps

Background papers: children :: Teenage pregnancy :: Unmet needs and service gaps

Termination services: At present there is one service provider operating from one location for the whole of Kent and Medway, situated in Maidstone. This presents a challenge for many young people — especially those who live in rural areas of Medway.

There is currently no universal risk assessment tool used in Medway to highlight and work with young people who are most likely to display risky behaviour and those most at risk of becoming pregnant.