Eilish O’Regan: Swift law-change under threat from service shortfalls

There are currently 4,383 women waiting for inpatient or day case gynaecological surgery, hundreds of whom are facing delays of more than a year. Stock image: PA Wire

Eilish O’Regan

The swift rollout of planned abortion legislation is at risk of being hindered by shortfalls in the wider health service, it emerged yesterday.