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Fewer than 10 GPs providing abortion services in local counties

May 25, 2022 11:05 By Shannonside News
Fewer than 10 GPs providing abortion services in local counties Fewer than 10 GPs providing abortion services in local counties
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It's understood 10 percent of GPs nationally have opted in to providing terminations.

Fewer than 10 GPs are providing abortion services in Longford, Leitrim and Roscommon.

The figures have been released by the HSE to the National Women's Council of Ireland.

Today is the fourth anniversary of the repeal referendum and the NWC are marking the anniversary by highlighting the "rural divide" affecting abortion care.

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Figures from the HSE show thirteen counties have fewer than 10GPs providing services which includes all areas in the Shannonside region.

 

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