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#Abortion Services

# abortion-services - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

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

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

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

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

# abortion-services - Saturday 23 February, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

The teen cannot be named to protect her identity.