Doctors left high and dry after repeal of Eighth Amendment

Doctors left high and dry after repeal of Eighth Amendment
Repealing the Eighth was not nearly enough

Many medics committed to delivering termination of pregnancy services feel undermined and alone due to lack of training, money and other supports

Ireland voted in May of last year to allow doctors like me to look after women with complicated pregnancies and provide complete care, including terminations, in our hospitals.

Termination of pregnancy, within the provisions of the law, has now been legal for six months.

I campaigned for a Yes vote in last year’s referendum and repeal of the Eighth Amendment has led to a positive change in reproductive healthcare in maternity hospitals. But the reality...

Subscribe from just 1€

Exclusive offers

Choose the subscription that is right for you

Monthly Subscription

€1

For the first month

€19.99 Monthly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Annual Subscription

€200€149

For the first year

€199.99 annually thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

Quarterly Subscription

€55€42

For the first 90 days

€55.00 quarterly Thereafter

Subscribe today

Cancel anytime

These offers are not available for current subscribers. Offers and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Terms & Conditions Apply

Please Subscribe or Log in to continue

Subscribe Login

Related Articles

More from The Business Post