# maternity - Today’s News
# maternity - Yesterday’s News
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.
# maternity - Wednesday 11 June, 2014
Sinn Féin’s leader said there is a conflict of interest for the director of the West/North West Hospital Group, Noel Daly.
# maternity - Tuesday 13 May, 2014
It is expected that construction work will commence in 2016 and the hospital will be complete in 2019.
# maternity - Thursday 3 April, 2014
Amy Delahunt and Ollie Kelly were told by the hospital that they would have to request the review into the death of their daughter under the Freedom of Information Act.
# maternity - Friday 28 February, 2014
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said today that a staffing deficit in the hospital’s maternity unit means employees are facing double the workload.
# maternity - Tuesday 18 February, 2014
The INMO said that Mount Carmel would have been profitable in 2014.
# maternity - Saturday 1 February, 2014
The helpline is open this weekend following an investigation into the deaths of four babies over six years at the hospital.
# maternity - Friday 31 January, 2014
Staff and supporters of the hospital attended a public meeting last night.
# maternity - Wednesday 29 January, 2014
The RTÉ Investigations Unit found that bereaved families were not told that investigations had taken place into their babies’ deaths.
# maternity - Thursday 16 January, 2014
A Dublin hospital has secured a court order to withdraw life-support from a severely brain-damaged baby whose his young mother died after delivery. As the child’s parents were unmarried, the father was not deemed the legal guardian.
# maternity - Sunday 8 December, 2013
Deputy Lucinda Creighton asked Minister Burton about the new maternity benefit rate being brought in under Budget 2014.
# maternity - Wednesday 6 November, 2013
The majority of services are operating with 80 per cent or below average staffing levels when compared to the same period in 2007.
# maternity - Friday 1 November, 2013
Parents now have the choice to leave the gender entry blank on birth certs but intersex groups are pushing for a third gender option to be included.
In-patients will have to leave hospital campuses if they wish to smoke with staff to be given advice on quitting.
# maternity - Thursday 31 October, 2013
The Head of the Department of Neonatology also said that the inability of the hospital to replace frontline staff is “starting to show its effect”.
# maternity - Sunday 27 October, 2013
Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.
# maternity - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
Red crosses show points at which intervention might have helped Savita in the four days before she died at University Hospital Galway one year ago.
# maternity - Wednesday 21 August, 2013
Women who had midwife-led care had fewer epidurals, fewer episiotomies and were less likely to give birth early.
# maternity - Tuesday 23 July, 2013
# maternity - Sunday 14 July, 2013
Many Finnish babies spend their first nights nestled inside a cardboard box – and here’s why.
# maternity - Tuesday 9 July, 2013
The amendments will be discussed prior to the final vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.
# maternity - Wednesday 3 July, 2013
The issue will be one major question debated today as Oireachtas committee considers Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.
# maternity - Thursday 13 June, 2013
The HSE’s clinical review report is due to be published this afternoon.
# maternity - Thursday 6 June, 2013
The High Court had allowed a biological mother to be included on her child’s birth cert, even though it was carried by a surrogate.
# maternity - Thursday 30 May, 2013
Some light reading for the Minister for Health.
# maternity - Monday 27 May, 2013
The National Maternity Hospital will move to the St Vincent’s campus at Elm Park by 2018.
# maternity - Monday 29 April, 2013
Brian Walsh says the Oireachtas hearings found abortion cannot treat suicidal ideation – and won’t allow it be included.
# maternity - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
The creation of extra blood, and the drugs needed to stop a transplant being rejected, usually make it impossible.
# maternity - Wednesday 9 January, 2013
Authors of the study say results show that Ireland needs to introduce universal screening for pregnant women for GDM.
# maternity - Friday 4 January, 2013
The Oireachtas Health Committee will hold three days of public hearings.
# maternity - Wednesday 19 December, 2012
New CSO figures show there were 17,958 births in the second quarter, with the average mother aged 31.9.
# maternity - Sunday 2 December, 2012
The Red C poll for the Sunday Business Post shows some incoherence, though, about other related measures…
# maternity - Friday 30 November, 2012
Discussions have begun over the possible introduction of an integrated computer and patient information system to be shared between Dublin’s three maternity hospitals.
# maternity - Monday 26 November, 2012
A report by a HSE-endorsed body on maternal deaths says our maternal death rate is significantly higher than official figures show.
# maternity - Friday 16 November, 2012
The average Irish woman will have 2.06 children in her childbearing years – more than anyone else in the European Union.
# maternity - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
The ESRI report also showed that 46 per cent of the 25 per cent of women who delivered a baby on a public basis had an elective Caesarean section.
# maternity - Friday 12 October, 2012
Around 23 newborn babies have been found with the MRSA superbug in Mayo in the past seven months.