For the past 18 years Dr Michael Carrette has been one of the few doctors providing surgical abortions in Cairns. View this image › Getty ID: 10762252 When he retired late last year, after performing nearly 9000 abortions, women with unwanted pregnancies in Far North Queensland were left in the lurch.The Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service (CHHHS) told BuzzFeed News: “Until recently, surgical terminations were provided in Cairns by a private doctor. Cairns Hospital patients who required this procedure were referred to this doctor who recently retired.”Abortion remains in Queensland’s crim
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