Northern Ireland: Doctor quits over NI attorney general’s abortion interventions

By Marie-Louise Connolly, BBC News NI Health Correspondent
Sept. 14, 2016

A paediatric pathologist has resigned over interventions by NI's attorney general on abortion laws surrounding fatal foetal abnormality.

Dr Caroline Gannon investigated the deaths of babies including those in the womb or stillbirths.

She said the final straw was having to advise a couple to use a picnic cooler bag to return their baby's remains to NI following an abortion in England.

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