Doctors tell us why they are voting Yes

Hear doctors tell you, in their own words, why they will be voting Yes on May 25th. We need a Yes vote to allow doctors to treat women whose health is put at risk in pregnancy.

Dr Mark Murphy is an Academic General Practitioner in Dublin, a Lecturer in General Practice in RCSI and a Medical Spokesperson for the Together for Yes campaign.

Dr. Peter Boylan is one of Ireland’s most well known and respected medical professionals, with a career spanning four decades – as a consultant obstetrician, gynaecologist, and Master of the National Maternity Hospital.

Dr. Agnes Jonsson, Specialist registrar in General Medicine

Dr Ross Kelly, General Practitioner

Dr Rhona Mahony, Master of the National Maternity Hospital

Professor Veronica O’Keane, Senior Lecturer, Department of Pyschiatry , Consultant Psychiatrist

Professor Mary Higgins, Consultant Obstetrician and specialist in high-risk maternal medicine at Holles Street

Dr. Meave Eogan, Consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology. Medical Director of Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU).

Dr. Jennifer Donnelly, Consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology. Maternal fetal medicine specialist.

Almost 200 doctors from Cork have signed the petition below. The Cork Doctors For Yes group is made up of medics from various specialties, including general practice, obstetrics, psychiatry and public health, and they have outlined their reasons for calling for a ‘yes’ vote on May 25.

Over 1,500 doctors have signed our petition calling for change, so that they can provide safer, more compassionate healthcare for patients in Ireland. Of those, over 1,400 are actively working in Ireland.

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