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Praveen Halappanavar

# praveen-halappanavar - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# praveen-halappanavar - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Column: The language of the abortion debate has been cruel and unfair – on both sides

Tonight’s vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill probably won’t end the public debate about abortion – and the women we all claim to care about deserve better than the unfair language that has been used recently, writes Aisling Twomey.

# praveen-halappanavar - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Praveen Halappanavar receiving ‘abusive letters from campaigners’

Meanwhile, Savita Halappanavar’s family have taken legal proceedings against the HSE for alleged negligence.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# praveen-halappanavar - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Galway hospital board chairman apologises to Praveen Halappanavar for Savita’s death

Noel Daly also moved to reassure the public that the hospital has implemented all of the interim recommendations.

# praveen-halappanavar - Friday 14 June, 2013

Head of Savita review says greater clarity on terminations urgently needed

The professor says the Government needs to look at changing the law to minimise the risk of such a case happening again.

# praveen-halappanavar - Thursday 13 June, 2013

Inadequate care and monitoring were factors in Savita’s death – HSE report

The review also calls for greater clarity on options available to doctors in cases of “inevitable miscarriage”.

# praveen-halappanavar - Saturday 20 April, 2013

The Savita Halappanavar inquest verdict will influence Ireland

From Medical Council guidelines to possible legislation, is Savita the X Case of this generation?

Timeline: a death that shocked a family, a hospital and a country

Savita Halappanavar’s death has impacted a nation and made ripples across the globe.

# praveen-halappanavar - Friday 19 April, 2013

Praveen Halappanavar: ‘Savita’s treatment was horrendous, barbaric and inhumane’

Mr Halappanavar said he has a responsibility to Savita and her family “to get to the bottom of the truth”.

Savita inquest reaction: ‘She was sadly let down by the healthcare system’

There has been mixed reaction to the verdict in the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar with groups campaigning on the abortion issue quick to issue statements this evening.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Savita inquest: Jury returns verdict of medical misadventure

Praveen Halappanavar heard the verdict on his fifth wedding anniversary.

Savita inquest: The coroner’s nine recommendations endorsed by the jury

The jury in the inquest of Savita Halappanavar ‘strongly endorsed’ these nine recommendations from the coroner, Dr Ciarán McLoughlin.

# praveen-halappanavar - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Savita inquest to resume today

It is expected that two witnesses who spoke last week and who were recalled will speak today.

# praveen-halappanavar - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Savita inquest: Key moments from Galway Coroner’s Court

TheJournal.ie takes a look back at the first five days of the inquest into the death of the 31-year-old dentist at Galway University Hospital.

# praveen-halappanavar - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Praveen Halappanavar thanks midwife for honest answers at inquest

“I would like to thank her for being honest…it came out of the blue,” he said this morning.

# praveen-halappanavar - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

Doctor to be cross-examined on third day of Savita inquest

Consultant obstetrician Dr Katherine Astbury who treated Savita will be questioned over whether she referred to Ireland’s Catholic ethos when she refused to terminate her pregnancy.

# praveen-halappanavar - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

# praveen-halappanavar - Monday 8 April, 2013

Savita inquest: Husband insists requests for termination were made

Doctor to deny she made reference to Ireland being a Catholic country as a reason for refusing a termination.

Praveen Halappanavar: ‘The next few days are going to be very tough’

The widower of Savita Halappanavar is among those giving evidence on the first day of an inquest into her death in Galway.

Inquest into death of Savita Halappanavar begins in Galway

The inquest will mark the first time that staff who treated Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway will give sworn evidence.

# praveen-halappanavar - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Draft report on Savita death doesn’t say why she died – solicitor

Gerard O’Donnell said that his client was a “very determined man” who wanted to know why his wife died.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you get back into the swing of things after the long weekend.

# praveen-halappanavar - Friday 29 March, 2013

Praveen Halappanavar’s solicitor receives draft report on Savita death

Praveen Halappanavar will now be given the opportunity to offer feedback on the report before it is officially published.

# praveen-halappanavar - Thursday 14 February, 2013

Savita’s husband and family ‘very upset’ after leaked report

The lawyer for Praveen Halappanavar said the leaked report had appeared to confirm what his client had said from the outset.

# praveen-halappanavar - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

HSE ‘disappointed’ with leak of draft Savita investigation report

In a statement the HSE said the investigation’s terms of reference required it to observe appropriate confidentiality.

Savita’s husband should get first briefing on HSE report – Taoiseach

Enda Kenny was responding to the apparent leaking of a draft report into the controversial death of Savita Halappanavar last October.

# praveen-halappanavar - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Savita solicitor: We released details slowly to keep media interest

Gerard O’Donnell, who represents Praveen Halappanavar, says his clients case has benefited from ‘sustained exposure’.

# praveen-halappanavar - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

HIQA announces 12-person team to lead Savita inquiry

The team will be led by Dr Paul Fogarty, a consultant obstetrician from the Ulster Hospital in Belfast.

# praveen-halappanavar - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Savita: Family to take case to European Court of Human Rights

Earlier this week, Mrs Halappanavar’s father issued an ultimatum to the Health Minister to announce by today that he was to hold a public inquiry into her death.

Savita’s family may take a case to the European Court of Human Rights

TheJournal.ie takes a look at the procedure – and why the failure to implement the Coroners’ Bill 2007 impacts this case.

# praveen-halappanavar - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Aaron McKenna: As usual, Ireland only acts when we’re shamed into it

The death of Savita Halappanavar shows once again that we delay proper action until an international outcry forces our hand.

# praveen-halappanavar - Friday 23 November, 2012

Confirmed: HIQA to investigate the death of Savita Halappanavar

The investigation will assess “safety, quality and standards of services” provided at the Galway where hospital where Savita died last month following a miscarriage.

HIQA board to decide if it will investigate Savita death today

The board of the health watchdog meets today to consider a request to hold a statutory investigation into the woman’s death at a Galway hospital last month.

# praveen-halappanavar - Thursday 22 November, 2012

HIQA considers request to hold statutory investigation into Savita death

The health watchdog has been requested by the HSE to examine the controversial death.

Deadline for HSE response to HIQA over Savita death today

The health watchdog has sought assurances about the safety of maternity care at the Galway hospital where Savita Halappanavar died last month.

# praveen-halappanavar - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Praveen Halappanavar: “I still can’t believe that she’s not with us” Savita This post contains images

Praveen Halappanavar: “I still can’t believe that she’s not with us”

The husband of Savita Halappanavar told Prime Time tonight that he has no confidence in the HSE and wants a public, government-funded investigation into her death.

Minister Reilly “quite happy” for HSE inquiry into Savita death to continue

The Minister for Health made the comment despite admitting that the inquiry would not “have the completeness of information without Mr Halappanavar’s input”.

Amid Savita death concerns, Minister bids to attract Indian students to Ireland

Department of Education and Skills says the week-long mission to India headed up by Junior Minister Ciarán Cannon was planned months in advance of the death of Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar in Galway.

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