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Savita Halappanavar case: No suspension, dismissal of staffers

Sep 12, 2014

Savita Halappanavar case: No suspension, dismissal of staffers

Nine members of an Irish medical team that treated Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died after being denied a potentially life-saving abortion when she was found to be miscarrying in 2012, have been disciplined with written warnings issued to some of them. #World #India #NewsTracker #Ireland #Abortion #Savita Halappanavar #University Hospital Galway
Indian immigrants welcome Ireland's new abortion law

Aug 01, 2013

Indian immigrants welcome Ireland's new abortion law

It may have come too late for Savita Halappanavar but women in Ireland will forever note 31 July as the date that they regained control of making a choice when faced with a medical situation during pregnancy. #OnOurMind #Ireland #Roman Catholic Church #Savita Halappanavar #Ireland Abortion bill
Following Savita Halappanavar's death, Irish women get abortion rights

Jul 12, 2013

Following Savita Halappanavar's death, Irish women get abortion rights

Ireland's parliament voted on Friday to allow abortion under certain conditions for the first time, following months of polarising debate in the Catholic country including letters to the premier written in blood #Ireland #Women's rights #Abortion #Savita Halappanavar #Anti-abortion #pro-choice
Savita's husband to initiate medical negligence proceedings

Jul 06, 2013

Savita's husband to initiate medical negligence proceedings

The husband of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died last year in Irealnd after being denied abortion, plans to initiate medical negligence proceedings in the High Court there against the Galway University Hospital. #NewsTracker #Savita Halappanavar #Galway University Hospital
Many errors and uncertainty about law caused Savita's death enquiry report

Jun 14, 2013

Many errors and uncertainty about law caused Savita's death enquiry report

A cascade of errors and uncertainty about the law on abortion contributed largely to the tragic death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar at an Irish hospital last year, according to an official enquiry report #Ireland #Women's rights #Abortion #Savita Halappanavar #birth
Ireland's hospital staff failed to adequately assess Savita Report

Jun 13, 2013

Ireland's hospital staff failed to adequately assess Savita Report

Staff at an Irish hospital failed to adequately assess and monitor Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar who died after suffering a miscarriage, a key report on her death said today and warned that such incidents could happen again in the absence of clarity on abortion law. #Ireland #Savita Halappanavar #staff
Savita's death was only maternal casualty recorded in Ireland in 2012

Jun 06, 2013

Savita's death was only maternal casualty recorded in Ireland in 2012

Ireland, a predominantly Catholic country, has recorded the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar as the only maternal casualty in 2012, which a new report has found was not true. #NewsTracker #Ireland #Catholic #Savita Halappanavar
Ireland Savita's family to decide soon on lawsuit

May 16, 2013

Ireland Savita's family to decide soon on lawsuit

The family of 31-year-old Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar, who died of blood poisoning at a hospital in Ireland last October, will soon decide whether to pursue a case in the European courts. #India #Ireland #Abortion #Savita Halappanavar #Praveen Halappanavar #Galway Hospital
Midwives in Ireland warn of another Savita tragedy

May 13, 2013

Midwives in Ireland warn of another Savita tragedy

Midwives and nurses in Ireland have warned that staff shortages at maternity units in the country could lead to a repeat of system failures that were blamed for Savita Halappanavar's death. #World #NewsTracker #Ireland #Savita Halappanavar #Praveen Halappanavar #Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation #Galway University Hospital