Fetal personhood legislation progressing through parliament in NSW while failing in South Australia. Tasmania adopts Victoria-like access to legal abortion, but the campaign to repeal part of Victoria’s abortion access heats up. And the USA demonstrates the uses to which fetal personhood can be put.
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The Australian Medical Association on midwifery-led care in maternity services, September 2008: “[…] midwifery services were expanded without any reference to the medical profession and without any clear evidence base around the impact on safety and clinical outcomes for patients…. Read More ›
Two images from my current mail pile: The cover of the current Medicus, from the Australian Medical Association (WA branch). The President’s Column is a wholehearted rejection of the national registration plan from COAG (Council of Australian Governments). Many pages… Read More ›
What is with the colossal deluge of rape-denial lately? This time it’s the Northern Territory president of the Australian Medical Association. The ABC reports on high rates of “sexually transmitted diseases” in children in the NT: Northern Territory AMA president… Read More ›