# maternity - Sunday 23 April, 2017
Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.
# maternity - Saturday 22 April, 2017
Addressing doctors today, Minister Harris sought to provide assurances on the project.
# maternity - Thursday 20 April, 2017
It was claimed that 300 people attended today’s lunchtime protest outside the Department of Health.
Dr. Peter Boylan says the minister must quiz the Sisters of Charity.
# maternity - Wednesday 19 April, 2017
The Department of Health has insisted the new hospital will be independently run.
# maternity - Monday 26 December, 2016
Little Sean Kelly-Murray was the first to arrive.
# maternity - Wednesday 16 November, 2016
The operating theatres, staff facilities and the storage of sterile supplies were all criticised.
# maternity - Wednesday 10 August, 2016
Electrical fires are common in the Iraqi capital and elsewhere across the country because of shoddy maintenance and poor wiring.
# maternity - Thursday 17 March, 2016
A new report into maternity services says there are a number of reasons.
# maternity - Thursday 3 December, 2015
Babies of mothers who gain more than 11kg between pregnancies have about a 50% greater risk of their baby dying in the first four weeks of life.
# maternity - Tuesday 1 September, 2015
Dil Wickremasinghe writes about how she was treated by doctors when she opted for a home birth.
# maternity - Tuesday 18 August, 2015
You can live without sleep, but you cannot live without coffee, writes Claire Micks.
# maternity - Tuesday 30 June, 2015
Planning permission for three new sites at major adult teaching hospitals will be submitted in the next 18 months.
# maternity - Sunday 28 June, 2015
There has been a 36% increase in the number of twins born in Ireland over the period of a decade.
# maternity - Monday 22 June, 2015
Parents’ concerns were addressed in only a minority of maternity cases assessed in a new HSE review.
# maternity - Friday 19 June, 2015
The employee says the insurance company said ‘bring it on’ when she said she would go to the Equality Tribunal.
# maternity - Friday 12 June, 2015
One woman’s diagnosis of septicaemia was missed.
# maternity - Wednesday 10 June, 2015
The woman had fragments of her ovary frozen before undergoing chemotherapy at the age of 14.
# maternity - Wednesday 3 June, 2015
The news that complex surgery will no longer be performed at Portlaoise follows last month’s highly critical HIQA report into the standard of care at the hospital.
# maternity - Sunday 24 May, 2015
Maternity staff are being asked to deal with far, far more births than they can safely handle in hospitals up and down the country.
# maternity - Sunday 17 May, 2015
The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has spoken out about the findings in HIQA’s report on the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.
# maternity - Thursday 14 May, 2015
The Minister for Health met with bereaved parents last night to hear their stories.
# maternity - Wednesday 13 May, 2015
The newborn baby died at the maternity unit in the hospital on Tuesday afternoon.
# maternity - Sunday 19 April, 2015
“You’re waiting for the cry and it doesn’t arrive.”
# maternity - Wednesday 8 April, 2015
Dil Wickremasinghe, since she has become pregnant, has found the maternity system is fraught with fear and discourages women from making decisions about the birthing process.
# maternity - Thursday 12 February, 2015
Lorraine and Warren Reilly asked that the deaths of their two girls be considered in he current HSE review of maternity services.
# maternity - Wednesday 21 January, 2015
Last night Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said he was confident this provision would be included in the Family Leave Bill.
# maternity - Monday 19 January, 2015
The I-MEWS system was established in the wake of the death of Savita Halappanavar.
# maternity - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
An early warning system in maternity hospitals is to be standardised.
# maternity - Tuesday 18 November, 2014
A UN report shows thirty countries with a lower maternal mortality rate.
# maternity - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
The vigils will take place in Dublin and Galway.
# maternity - Friday 17 October, 2014
Is it a proactive idea or bad message?
# maternity - Friday 10 October, 2014
Parents who have lost children will come together for a remembrance service in Cork this evening.
# maternity - Friday 26 September, 2014
The three deaths have occurred since the scheme was announced in July.
# maternity - Monday 8 September, 2014
€11 million, but “some renovation” is needed.
# maternity - Wednesday 30 July, 2014
# maternity - Thursday 24 July, 2014
The human rights committee also said that those who carried out the procedures without consent should be prosecuted, where possible.
# maternity - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
The UCC report states the care provided to families following the death of a baby influences their grief journey and plays a key part in their overall recovery.
# maternity - Wednesday 2 July, 2014
There will be no closure with money – only with finding out where their child’s remains are.
# maternity - Sunday 22 June, 2014
Under the Maternity Homes Act 1934 every local authority in Ireland had to register the maternity homes in the county with the Department of Health.