Existing abortion law an obstacle to the best care
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Existing abortion law an obstacle to the best care

Michael Nevill @michael_nevill Director of nursing, British Pregnancy Advisory Service

Decriminalisation will allow nurses to provide optimal care, an option denied under the outdated 1967 act

The faculty of sexual and reproductive healthcare of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recently became the latest medical body to declare its support for the decriminalisation of abortion, joining the Royal College of Midwives and the British Medical Association in doing so.

Nursing Standard. 32, 23,29-29. doi: 10.7748/ns.32.23.29.s19

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