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Women in Ulster should have access to abortion services

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7406.72-h (Published 10 July 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:72
  1. Linda Beecham
  1. BMJ

    Representatives at the BMA's annual conference criticised the fact that women in Northern Ireland still do not have access to the same abortion facilities as women in the rest of the United Kingdom and called on the government to rectify this anomaly.

    When abortion was legalised in Britain in 1967 the Abortion Act it did not cover Northern Ireland, and …

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