The Supreme Court will consider today whether midwives have the right to refuse to assist with abortions.
Last year, Concepta Wood and Mary Doogan won the right not to be involved with abortion procedures at the Court of Session.
But NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (GGC) appealed the case and the Supreme Court must now decide whether midwives should be allowed to refuse to assists with abortions on conscientious grounds at any point in the procedure.
Mrs Wood, from Clarkston in East Renfrewshire and Ms Doogan, from Garrowhill in Glasgow, were employed as labour ward co-ordinators at the Southern General Hospital in Glasgow.
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