‘Rushed’ introduction of abortion services is unsafe and unacceptable say GPs

National Association of GPs says it will not be threatened or intimidated by Minister

The Irish Times

Martin Wall

Family doctors believe the “rushed manner” in which abortion services are being introduced by the Government is “unacceptable and unsafe”, the National Association of General Practitioners (NAGP) has said.

It said it objected to pressure being placed on frontline staff “to get some sort of service in place by January, purely to protect the Minister for Health’s political reputation”.

NAGP president Dr Maitiu O’ Tuathail said GPs would “not be threatened or intimidated by Minister Harris”. . . [Full text]

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