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Life support case reopens abortion debate

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

30th December, 2014

The government is expected to come under mounting pressure to issue guidelines to doctors caring for women in similar positions to that of the pregnant woman at the centre of last week’s prominent High Court case.

A specially convened three-judge court, led by the president of the High Court, Mr Justice Nicholas Kearns, sat for two days last week to hear an application by the father of a clinically brain-dead woman to have...

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