‘Outdated’ UK abortion laws hampering care for women, doctors say
Study finds threat of prosecution makes doctors less likely to go into abortion provision
Wednesday 12 September 2018
Doctors think Britain’s “outdated” abortion law hampers their ability to provide the best care for women, a new study has found.
Research from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, a charity which provides terminations and pregnancy advice, discovered that rules such as making two doctors sign off abortion forms give rise to delays.