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#Abortion Services

# abortion-services - Saturday 11 January, 2020

Anti-abortion protests at hospitals: How have other countries handled them and what's the way forward here?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Anti-abortion protests at hospitals: How have other countries handled them and what's the way forward here?

Jan 11th 2020, 1:00 PM 27,314 Views 181 Comments

The problem with drawing up legislation on exclusion zones is that there are competing rights involved, writes lecturer in constitutional law Dr Laura Cahillane.

# abortion-services - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Conscientious objection prevents full rollout of abortion services in several maternity hospitals
# Freedom Of Information
# Freedom Of Information

Conscientious objection prevents full rollout of abortion services in several maternity hospitals

Jul 16th 2019, 12:05 AM 32,561 Views 164 Comments

The Health Department said it will be asking the HSE to fully implement abortion services in all maternity hospitals and units by September.

# abortion-services - Monday 24 June, 2019

Harris says all maternity hospitals 'should be in a position' to offer abortion services after Kilkenny medics letter
# St Luke's Hospital
# St Luke's Hospital

Harris says all maternity hospitals 'should be in a position' to offer abortion services after Kilkenny medics letter

Jun 24th 2019, 9:17 PM 24,085 Views 192 Comments

Doctors at St Luke’s wrote in a letter that they’d decided the hospital “is not an appropriate location for medical or surgical terminations”.

# abortion-services - Thursday 18 April, 2019

Taoiseach says they've run into 'real difficulties' around legislating for exclusion zones at GP surgeries
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Taoiseach says they've run into 'real difficulties' around legislating for exclusion zones at GP surgeries

Apr 18th 2019, 6:40 AM 18,887 Views 69 Comments

Varadkar says government needs to ensure they are on solid ground if one is going to restrict the right to protest.

# abortion-services - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

My Options web chat to be rolled out after concerns over phone line from disability campaigners
# Deaf Community
# Deaf Community

My Options web chat to be rolled out after concerns over phone line from disability campaigners

Feb 27th 2019, 6:01 AM 6,808 Views 4 Comments

The new service should be in place by April.

# abortion-services - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Explainer: What could Ireland's abortion exclusion zones look like?
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Explainer: What could Ireland's abortion exclusion zones look like?

Feb 23rd 2019, 4:00 PM 22,723 Views 75 Comments

The government aims to have draft legislation in place by the summer.

# abortion-services - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

'Fear and disappointment': Pro-choice groups pen letter of frustration to Health Minister over rural abortion services
# Open Letter
# Open Letter

'Fear and disappointment': Pro-choice groups pen letter of frustration to Health Minister over rural abortion services

Feb 19th 2019, 6:00 AM 13,787 Views 59 Comments

Rural service provision for abortions is currently sparse, the groups say, with no GPs signed up to the service in some counties.

# abortion-services - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Counsellor registration board to be announced, bringing 'rogue' unplanned pregnancy agency regulations one step closer
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Counsellor registration board to be announced, bringing 'rogue' unplanned pregnancy agency regulations one step closer

Feb 2nd 2019, 6:30 AM 9,414 Views 21 Comments

It could be a number of years before these ‘counsellors’ are outlawed.

# abortion-services - Saturday 5 January, 2019

'What if someone is 11 weeks now?': Concerns that HSE's abortion helpline fails to provide for deaf people
# My Options
# My Options

'What if someone is 11 weeks now?': Concerns that HSE's abortion helpline fails to provide for deaf people

Jan 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,923 Views 16 Comments

The HSE says it is working to make the phone line accessible “as soon as possible”.

# abortion-services - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Pro-Life Campaign has 'no plans' to protest outside hospitals or GP services over abortion services
# No Protest
# No Protest

Pro-Life Campaign has 'no plans' to protest outside hospitals or GP services over abortion services

Jan 2nd 2019, 2:55 PM 15,656 Views 115 Comments

The campaign said it will instead focus on details of the bill and assist women in vulnerable situations by offering alternatives to abortion.

# abortion-services - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Abortion services will be available in Ireland from today
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Abortion services will be available in Ireland from today

Jan 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 23,491 Views 112 Comments

Women who have been given a diagnosis of fatal foetal abnormalities will be able to legally avail of early termination of pregnancy.

# abortion-services - Friday 28 December, 2018

National Maternity Hospital to begin abortion services on 7 January
# Crisis Pregnancy
# Crisis Pregnancy

National Maternity Hospital to begin abortion services on 7 January

Dec 28th 2018, 2:35 PM 28,302 Views 117 Comments

There were some concerns in recent weeks that hospitals would not be ready in time.

# abortion-services - Monday 10 December, 2018

Taoiseach says abortion services may not be available in every hospital in January
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Taoiseach says abortion services may not be available in every hospital in January

Dec 10th 2018, 3:04 PM 8,960 Views 48 Comments

Varadkar said he is confident services will be available, but perhaps not in every hospital or clinic.

# abortion-services - Sunday 2 December, 2018

More than 40 GPs walk out of abortion services meeting

More than 40 GPs walk out of abortion services meeting

Dec 2nd 2018, 6:22 PM 29,808 Views 133 Comments

The Irish College of General Practitioners was holding an EGM in Malahide this afternoon.

# abortion-services - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

Simon Harris says timeline for abortion services to be available in January remains unchanged
# No Delay
# No Delay

Simon Harris says timeline for abortion services to be available in January remains unchanged

Nov 21st 2018, 2:42 PM 6,516 Views 37 Comments

The health minister has asked politicians to co-operate, and allow for the speedy passage of the legislation.

# abortion-services - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

GPs hit out at 'inappropriate' reports that doctors will receive up to €450 for abortion services
# National Association Of General Practicioners
# National Association Of General Practicioners

GPs hit out at 'inappropriate' reports that doctors will receive up to €450 for abortion services

Nov 13th 2018, 10:34 PM 14,148 Views 38 Comments

Reports today suggested that an agreement had been reached over how much doctors would receive for performing terminations.

# abortion-services - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Budget dedicates €12m to abortion service roll out
# Abortion
# Abortion

Budget dedicates €12m to abortion service roll out

Oct 9th 2018, 4:02 PM 14,704 Views 109 Comments

The €12 million figure set out in today’s Budget document is only for the actual service.

# abortion-services - Monday 11 June, 2018

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'

Jun 11th 2018, 7:44 AM 26,263 Views 108 Comments

The NAGP has insisted onward referral of a patient should not be compulsory.

# abortion-services - Thursday 23 July, 2015

NI mum and daughter lose challenge against ban on free abortions in England
# London
# London

NI mum and daughter lose challenge against ban on free abortions in England

Jul 23rd 2015, 2:15 PM 9,676 Views 128 Comments

The teen cannot be named to protect her identity.