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More British abortions for Irish women

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.318.7176.77a (Published 09 January 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:77
  1. Doug Payne
  1. Dublin

    The number of Irish women travelling to Britain for terminations of pregnancy has increased to more than 6000a year-the highest figure yet recorded-according to early estimates of the 1998figures due to be released in the next few weeks by the Office for National Statistics.

    Abortion remains illegal in the Republic of Ireland except when a pregnant woman is …

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