More haste, less care in Minister’s rush to start abortion services

Bad preparation has left health professionals with little guidance, training and resources

December 28th, 2018: Simon Harris insists there are enough GPs to provide abortion services across the country from next week despite only 145 GPs having signed up.

The first week of abortion services in Ireland will not go down as a model of good organisation, clear communication and open disclosure.

The very opposite: eight days into the new regime, health professionals are still operating with insufficient information and guidance, and little training. The rest of us have been kept in the dark about what services are available, and where.

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