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Letters Criminalised abortion in UK

UK medical students should be taught how to manage unwanted pregnancy

BMJ 2018; 362 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k3800 (Published 07 September 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;362:k3800
  1. Rachel Burton, medical student
  1. Liverpool Medical School, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Liverpool L69 3GE, UK
  1. rachel.burton1{at}student.lshtm.ac.uk

I thank Goldbeck-Wood and colleagues for their article calling for the UK government to update the UK’s abortion laws.1 As a medical student, I am concerned that induced abortion is covered only in the personal and professional development component of the undergraduate medical curriculum. This component helps students reflect on their own views and …

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