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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

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

Jul 14, 2014

UN Human Rights Committee told of symphysiotomy patients 'wide awake and screaming'

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has spoken to the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva about the 'dreadful situation' faced by symphysiotomy survivors in Ireland. The minister defended the Government's redress scheme to the committee, which has be... #Geneva #Frances Fitzgerald (politician) #United Nations
Savita death: Bishop says Irish govt not obliged to act on abortion law

Jul 15, 2014

Gender-neutral version of 'woman in home' clause to go to public vote

THE controversial "woman in the home" clause in the Constitution is set to be the focus of a referendum on whether it should be made gender neutral. Article 42.1 was under discussion as Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald was quizzed on Ireland's hum... #Geneva #Frances Fitzgerald (politician) #United Nations Human Rights Council