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Savita Halappanavar's doctor admits to system failures

Apr 10, 2013

Savita Halappanavar's doctor admits to system failures

Savita Halappanavar's consultant obstetrician has admitted there were a number of system failures in her care at Galway University Hospital, where the 17-week pregnant Indian dentist died last October. #NewsTracker #Ireland #Savita Halappanavar #Ireland abortion laws
Ireland abortion death: Docs focussed on foetus, not Savita

Apr 03, 2013

Ireland abortion death: Docs focussed on foetus, not Savita

Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died in Ireland last year after being denied abortion, may have been saved had the hospital staff not paid "overemphasis" on the welfare of the foetus and "underemphasis" on her deteriorating health, according to an inquiry report. #NewsTracker #Savita Halappanavar #Ireland abortion laws
Ireland abortion case: Panel to hear suggestions for new laws

Jan 08, 2013

Ireland abortion case: Panel to hear suggestions for new laws

More than two months after Savita Halappanavar died, a committee set up by the Irish Parliament is set to hear submissions from medical and legal experts and religious leaders on drafting new abortion laws. #NewsTracker #Savita Halappanavar #Ireland abortion laws
Ireland's health watchdog to investigate Savita's death

Dec 20, 2012

Ireland's health watchdog to investigate Savita's death

Ireland's health watchdog will begin a probe into the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar who died after being refused an abortion, two days after the government said it will legalise abortions when the mother's life is at risk. #NewsTracker #Savita Halappanavar #Ireland abortion laws #Health Information and Quality Authority
Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Dec 10, 2012

Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Bishop John Buckley of of Cork and Ross said assurances were given before the Lisbon Treaty was passed, in October 2009, that Ireland had the right to determine its own policies on abortion. #NewsTracker #Savita Hallapanavar #Ireland abortion laws #Bishop John Buckley of of Cork and Ross
Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Sep 27, 2014

Thousands march in favour of 8th Amendment repeal

Thousands of people have turned out to take part in a march in favour of changing Ireland's laws on abortion...
Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Sep 26, 2014

Amnesty to report on Irish abortion laws

Ireland's abortion laws will be the subject of a special report next year by Amnesty International, the global human rights organisation. Ireland is one of five countries chosen by Amnesty as "emblematic of global abuses of sexual and reproductive ri... #Amnesty International #El Salvador #Colm O'Gorman