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Former Portlaoise Doctor Appointed Lead Of Termination Services For HSE

It comes on the anniversary of abortions being made available.

Dr Aoife Mullally has been appointed the clinical lead on termination services for the HSE.

It comes on the anniversary of abortions being made available in Ireland - with just 350 GPs across the country providing the procedures.

Dr Mullally has worked in maternity wards in the Coombe and in Portlaoise.

Orla O'Connor, from the National Women's Council of Ireland, has welcomed the move - but says there's more to do:

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