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# savita - Thursday 12 December, 2013

In #BOD and #vinb we trust: Ireland on Twitter in 2013

The Irish tweeted about everything from lapgate to Anglotapes, Seamus Heaney to the Late Late (among other things).

# savita - Monday 28 October, 2013

Candlelit vigils mark one year since Savita’s death

The vigils took place simultaneously in Galway, Dublin and Cork.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start this Bank Holiday Monday.

# savita - Friday 18 October, 2013

Hospital group will ‘review actions of all staff’ in care of Savita

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 - Thursday 17 October, 2013

HSE promises to be “very public” in its progress on Savita report

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 - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Hole in Health budget less than €200 million, says Reilly

The Minister for Health James Reilly said the health budget does not have a deficit of €500 million as reported widely today.

# savita - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Tania McCabe’s family shocked that HSE still behind on sepsis testing

Tania McCabe’s father-in-law told TheJournal.ie that he wants a routine test for sepsis introduced in Irish hospitals.

Gilmore promises HIQA report will be implemented in full

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’.

‘An appalling indictment of State failure’: Consultant calls for more maternity staff

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.

Lack of information means HIQA can’t assure safety of maternity services

“Young patients don’t just die,” said Nuala Lucas of HIQA yesterday as she spoke of deficiencies in staffing, knowledge, guidelines and protocol.

‘Disturbing similarities’ between Savita and Tania McCabe deaths

Only five of the 19 maternity units in Ireland have learned from the tragic deaths of the garda sergeant and one of her twin boys.

# savita - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about Savita, arrests in connection with a murder, and a cash-in-transit robbery.

University Hospital Galway apologises to Praveen Halappanavar and family

The apology comes after the publication of a damning HIQA report into Savita’s treatment at University Hospital Galway.

Damning Savita report details litany of hospital care failures

A report from HIQA details the care received by Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway in October 2012.

This shocking graph shows 13 “missed opportunities” in treatment of Savita

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 - Saturday 28 September, 2013

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Pictures: Crowds take to the streets for pro-choice march

The march, organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign, was held to call for free and safe legal abortion for women in Ireland — coinciding with a global ‘day of action’.

# savita - Friday 23 August, 2013

Doctor angered at ‘outrageous breach of patient confidentiality’ at Holles Street

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 - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

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Rosary chants and ‘Savita’ banners greet TDs ahead of contentious vote

Dozens of pro-life protesters are maintaining their vigil as deputies arrive ahead of today’s abortion vote. Pro-choice campaigners said there were “tensions” between the groups overnight.

# savita - 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.

# savita - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Some amendments “superfluous” and could cause problems for doctors – Reilly

The sub-committee on health has been discussing a series of amendments to the abortion bill aimed at “underlining urgency”.

# savita - Friday 21 June, 2013

Cardinal says Taoiseach’s abortion comment ‘makes no sense’

Kenny’s statement that he’s ‘not a Catholic Taoiseach’ has been criticised by American Cardinal Raymond L. Burke.

# savita - 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.

# savita - 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.

# savita - 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”.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

In full: The HSE report into the death of Savita Halappanavar

The Health Service Executive has published its report of the investigation into the death of Savita Halappanavar this afternoon.

Savita report ‘hard-hitting, straight and doesn’t pull any punches’

The HSE’s clinical review report is due to be published this afternoon.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

# savita - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Here’s what we know about the Oireachtas abortion hearings

The hearings will be broadcast live from this Friday on television and the internet.

# savita - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

Analysis: Draft abortion law has gaps which require clarification

The new law is a draft and some important issues raised by its publication need clarification, write law experts Jennifer Schweppe and Dr Eimear Spain.

# savita - Saturday 27 April, 2013

Poll: Do you think introducing laws for abortion would make it a common practice? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think introducing laws for abortion would make it a common practice?

A cross-party group of pro-life politicians says introducing laws will lead to a dramatic increase in the number of abortions.

# savita - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Top readers’ comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the best, the most interesting and the most commented-on pieces from the past week. Did you make it in?

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 still asking how the life of his vibrant young wife ‘ebbed away’

The widower looks ahead as he continues in his pursuit for the full truth about Savita’s death.

# savita - Friday 19 April, 2013

The Evening Fix… now with added ways to test if your smile still works

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today…

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…

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