Doctors threaten legal action in abortion services row

The issue of GP-led abortion services has proved highly contentious for various reasons including conscientious objection, workload and an existing services contract perceived by many to be sub-standard

31st March, 2019

The professional body for GPs is facing the threat of legal action from its members if it does not row back on its refusal to hold an extraordinary general meeting on the provision of abortion services.

A group of GPs pushing for an EGM say they will be left with no option but to go down the legal route if they do not receive a favourable response from the Irish College of GPs (ICGP) by...

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