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#Abortion Services

# abortion-services - Yesterday's News

Full abortion services to be commissioned in Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Full abortion services to be commissioned in Northern Ireland

9 hours ago 4,011 Views 15 Comments

Northern Ireland’s abortion laws were liberalised in 2019, but the Department of Health never centrally commissioned the rollout of full services due to a political impasse at Stormont.

# abortion-services - Last month November 2022

Gardaí outline concerns about abortion safe access zone law
# Safe Access Zones
# Safe Access Zones

Gardaí outline concerns about abortion safe access zone law

Updated Nov 9th 2022, 1:34 PM 15,086 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí have said it has a number of concerns from a policing perspective about the legislation around exclusion zones.

# abortion-services - This year 2022

UK Government intervenes to commission abortion services in Northern Ireland
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

UK Government intervenes to commission abortion services in Northern Ireland

Oct 24th 2022, 4:07 PM 9,382 Views 7 Comments

The move comes amid an ongoing impasse between Stormont politicians on the issue.

# abortion-services - All time

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 27,484 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.

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 33,075 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.

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 24,147 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”.

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 18,983 Views 69 Comments

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

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 6,864 Views 4 Comments

The new service should be in place by April.

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 22,902 Views 75 Comments

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

'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 13,841 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.

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 9,451 Views 21 Comments

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

'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 12,955 Views 16 Comments

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

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 15,681 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 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 23,505 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.

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 28,337 Views 112 Comments

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

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 8,977 Views 48 Comments

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

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 29,841 Views 133 Comments

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

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 6,533 Views 37 Comments

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

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 14,172 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Budget dedicates €12m to abortion service roll out

Oct 9th 2018, 4:02 PM 14,732 Views 108 Comments

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

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 26,290 Views 108 Comments

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

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 9,697 Views 128 Comments

The teen cannot be named to protect her identity.