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Statement from the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

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The Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists supports the recommendation of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution that Article 40.3.3 be removed from the Constitution. The Institute looks forward to continuing to assist in informing legislation to enhance women’s health and safety.

Notes for editors:

The Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist of Ireland is the national professional and training body for obstetrics and gynaecology in Ireland working to ensure the highest standards in women's health. Members of the Institute are drawn from all maternity units across the country.

The current chair is Dr Peter Boylan, MAO, FRCPI, FRCOG, former master of the National Maternity Hospital.


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