Kate Guthrie, a spokesperson on family planning for the RCOG (Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynecology) talks about the stigma abortionists face:
“You get no thanks for performing abortions; you get spat on. Who admits to friends at a dinner party that they are an abortionist? It is not a sexy area; it is a bog standard area of women’s care. The problem is that the more who exit the area, the more those that remain are dumped on [with extra work].
There is an increasing number of young doctors who are not participating in the training. The college and the Department of Health are really worried.”
Jeremy Lauranc “ABORTION CRISIS AS DOCTORS REFUSE TO PERFORM SURGERY” The Independent, 16 April 2007Share on Facebook