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# psychiatrists - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Psychiatrists need support dealing with Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act - IMO

The IMO president has written to Minister for Health James Reilly saying guidelines are needed to help determine the suicide risk in these cases.

# psychiatrists - Friday 26 April, 2013

113 psychiatrists underline calls for abortion laws to exclude suicide

The psychiatrists, who responded to a nationwide survey undertaken by four colleagues, say abortion is not a treatment for suicidal ideation.

# psychiatrists - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

'Draconian' abortion proposals are 'completely unworkable' - psychiatrists

In a strongly-worded statement, the College of Psychiatry in Ireland has criticised proposals that as many as 12 doctors could be involved in assessing the suicidal risk in a woman seeking an abortion.

# psychiatrists - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

‘We have an issue with suicidal risk in abortion legislation’ – Micheál Martin Abortion This post contains videos

‘We have an issue with suicidal risk in abortion legislation’ – Micheál Martin Exclusive

The Fianna Fáil leader told he doesn’t know how many doctors should assess suicidal risk and said he is not currently in favour of widening abortion legislation to include pregnancies as a result of rape.

# psychiatrists - Saturday 12 January, 2013

13 things we learned from the Oireachtas abortion hearings this week

Three days of hearings on abortion were held by the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children this week ahead of expected and long-awaited legislation for the X Case.