DfCNI was established in 2019. We are a group of Northern Ireland clinicians campaigning for UK wide decriminalisation and provision of free, safe, legal abortion in Northern Ireland.



We aim to:​

  • Advocate for women and people who can get pregnant in their right to choose abortion as an essential part of their reproductive healthcare​

  • Campaign for access to high-quality abortion services and sexual and reproductive health services.

  • Provide evidence-based information on abortion for the public, medical students and healthcare professionals. We also advocate for better education in schools on sexual and reproductive health and relationships.

  • Provide support to clinicians on the issue of abortion.


Membership costs:

  • Consultants and GPs: £50 a year​

  • Trainees, midwives, nurses: £25 a year

  • Students: £5 a year

​Benefits as part of DfCNI:

  • Be part of a regional network of prochoice clinicians

  • The opportunity to influence policy and service development at a regional and local level

  • Free attendance at Doctors for Choice NI events and workshops

Also includes all the benefits of DfCUK membership:

  • Be part of a group of like-minded health professionals who campaign to defend and extend the abortion rights of women across the UK

  • The opportunity to undertake training and be involved in 'Education for Choice'

  • The chance to join our member working groups on Education, Training & Workforce, and Provision 

  • Be involved in influencing law and policy on abortion nationally

  • Free attendance at Doctors for Choice UK annual conference and one other Doctors for Choice UK event per year.