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Fifth Annual Report on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013

Creator:

Department of Health (RoI)

Subject Keywords: Pregnancy, Childbirth, Suicide, Physical Illness
Catalogue: Research and Evaluation
Report
Type: Report
Region: Republic of Ireland
Description:

The fifth annual report on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 has been laid before the Houses of the Oireachtas as required under section 20 of the Act. The report covers the period from 1st January 2018 until 31st December 2018.

The report shows that thirty-two (32) medical procedures were carried out under the Act in 2018. Eighteen (18) procedures were arising from a risk of physical illness under section 7, thirteen (13) from emergencies arising from physical illness under section 8 and one (1) arising from a risk from suicide under section 9 of the Act.

The information published on these procedures is restricted in order to limit the risk of identification in what is a private, confidential matter between women and their doctors.

Date:

27/06/2019

Rights: © Public
Suggested citation:

Department of Health (RoI). (2019) Fifth Annual Report on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/1281108 [Accessed: 13th November 2019].

  

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Department of Health (Ireland)
 
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