# savita-halappanavar - Tuesday 9 June, 2015
“One woman told us how she was calculating how to throw herself in front of a truck or which bridge to jump off.”
# savita-halappanavar - Monday 29 December, 2014
Following the burial today of a young woman, who was kept on life support while clinically dead due to legal considerations about her pregnancy, we must consider the legacy of the Eighth Amendment.
# savita-halappanavar - Friday 5 December, 2014
Reviews of services have found that significant progress has been made at University Hospital Galway.
# savita-halappanavar - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
An early warning system in maternity hospitals is to be standardised.
# savita-halappanavar - Friday 7 November, 2014
Leo Varadkar said progress is being made on implementing the recommendations from the Portlaoise report.
# savita-halappanavar - Tuesday 28 October, 2014
Supporters are expected to meet the train returning from Belfast and hold a rally in Dublin.
# savita-halappanavar - Thursday 11 September, 2014
Everyone’s talking about the Oscar Pistorius verdict, staff at University Hospital Galway being disciplined and Leo Varadkar responding to criticism from the Taoiseach.
Her husband, Praveen, had not been informed of the disciplinary action.
# savita-halappanavar - Friday 21 March, 2014
Dr James Reilly requested the watchdog to examine the “safety, quality and standards of services” following the deaths of a number of babies at Portlaoise Hospital.
# savita-halappanavar - Monday 28 October, 2013
The vigils took place simultaneously in Galway, Dublin and Cork.
# savita-halappanavar - Sunday 27 October, 2013
A HIQA report into the death of Savita Halappanavar revealed that many of the recommendations issued after the death of Tania McCabe six years ago have not been implemented.
# savita-halappanavar - Friday 18 October, 2013
The West/North West Hospital Group said that, if appropriate, staff will be referred to the proper authorities but that “in many instances there will be no case to answer.”
# savita-halappanavar - Thursday 17 October, 2013
The executive said that the team looking at Hiqa’s recommendations will report “on a very frequent basis” but that at present “it’s very early days”.
# savita-halappanavar - Thursday 10 October, 2013
Tania McCabe’s father-in-law told TheJournal.ie that he wants a routine test for sepsis introduced in Irish hospitals.
The Tánaiste said that the report into the death of Savita Halappanavar raised fundemental questions about whether ‘there somebody not doing their job or not’.
National Maternity Hospital clinical director, Dr Peter Boylan, has raised concerns about the level of staffing in maternity care in response to the third report into the death of Savita Halappanavar published yesterday.
“Young patients don’t just die,” said Nuala Lucas of HIQA yesterday as she spoke of deficiencies in staffing, knowledge, guidelines and protocol.
# savita-halappanavar - Wednesday 9 October, 2013
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
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.
# savita-halappanavar - Friday 23 August, 2013
The Irish Times reports this morning that a termination of a twin pregnancy was carried out on a patient at risk of sepsis – the first to be performed under new legislation.
# savita-halappanavar - Tuesday 23 July, 2013
# savita-halappanavar - Wednesday 10 July, 2013
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.
# savita-halappanavar - Thursday 4 July, 2013
Meanwhile, Savita Halappanavar’s family have taken legal proceedings against the HSE for alleged negligence.
# savita-halappanavar - Friday 14 June, 2013
The professor says the Government needs to look at changing the law to minimise the risk of such a case happening again.
# savita-halappanavar - Thursday 13 June, 2013
The review also calls for greater clarity on options available to doctors in cases of “inevitable miscarriage”.
The Health Service Executive has published its report of the investigation into the death of Savita Halappanavar this afternoon.
The HSE’s clinical review report is due to be published this afternoon.
# savita-halappanavar - Thursday 23 May, 2013
Unless rape, incest, risk to a woman’s health and fatal foetal abnormality are included in Ireland’s abortion law, Amnesty International’s 2013 report notes Ireland is off base.
# savita-halappanavar - Saturday 27 April, 2013
A cross-party group of pro-life politicians says introducing laws will lead to a dramatic increase in the number of abortions.
# savita-halappanavar - Sunday 21 April, 2013
Labour Minister Pat Rabbitte said today he had not seen the heads of bill, amid reports that Labour and Fine Gael are clashing over the plan.
# savita-halappanavar - Saturday 20 April, 2013
From Medical Council guidelines to possible legislation, is Savita the X Case of this generation?
Savita Halappanavar’s death has impacted a nation and made ripples across the globe.
The widower looks ahead as he continues in his pursuit for the full truth about Savita’s death.
# savita-halappanavar - Friday 19 April, 2013
Mr Halappanavar said he has a responsibility to Savita and her family “to get to the bottom of the truth”.
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.
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…
Praveen Halappanavar heard the verdict on his fifth wedding anniversary.
The jury in the inquest of Savita Halappanavar ‘strongly endorsed’ these nine recommendations from the coroner, Dr Ciarán McLoughlin.
The jury can return a narrative verdict or a verdict of medical misadventure.
Arriving at the inquest today, the woman’s husband said he hoped something good would come of the inquest.