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Apr 10, 2013
Savita Halappanavar's doctor admits to system failuresSavita 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.
Apr 03, 2013
Ireland abortion death: Docs focussed on foetus, not SavitaIndian 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.
Jan 08, 2013
Ireland abortion case: Panel to hear suggestions for new lawsMore 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.
Dec 20, 2012
Ireland's health watchdog to investigate Savita's deathIreland'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.
Dec 10, 2012
Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion lawBishop 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.
Nov 30, 2012
Savita abortion row: Family to approach European court of Human RightsThe husband of Savita Halappanavar will proceed with an application to the European Court of Human Rights after Irish Health Minister did not agree for a public inquiry into the circumstances leading to her death.
Nov 26, 2012
Savita's death: Ireland to act speedily on abortion legislationIreland will act "speedily" to implement legislation providing limited access to abortion if an expert group's recommendation is accepted by the Cabinet, a minister has said.