Medical Council guide sets out obligations for doctors with conscientious objections
The Irish Times
30 August, 2019
The Medical Council has issued revised ethical guidance for doctors following the introduction of abortion legislation earlier this year.
A new version of its ethics document provides updated guidance for doctors who have conscientious objections to particular forms of treatment, procedures or care, not just in relation to abortion.
The amended guide to professional conduct and ethics for doctors says termination of pregnancy is legally permissible within the provisions of legislation introduced in 2018. . . [Full text]