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Patients’ needs trump beliefs in abortion care

Michael Nevill Director, Nursing at the British Pregnancy Advisory Service

Nurses’ right to abstain from any role in a termination is at odds with the duty to provide non-judgemental care

As director of nursing at BPAS, I believe it is of the utmost importance that the staff we employ are comfortable with all of the services we provide. This includes termination of pregnancy up to 24 weeks.

Nursing Standard. 33, 8, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.33.8.13.s9

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