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#Baby deaths

# baby-deaths - Friday 6 July, 2018

Nurse released on bail after arrest in connection with murder of babies at Cheshire hospital

Police said its investigations into the baby deaths at the Countess of Cheshire Hospital are still ongoing.

# baby-deaths - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Female healthcare worker arrested over murder of eight babies at hospital in Chester

Police in Chester had been investigating the death of infants at the hospital since May 2017.

# baby-deaths - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high'

Ireland has ranked 164th in the global neonatal mortality rate.

# baby-deaths - Sunday 17 May, 2015

'They were lied to': Health Minister speaks out over baby deaths

The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has spoken out about the findings in HIQA’s report on the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.

# baby-deaths - Friday 15 May, 2015

Lucinda: 'If Portlaoise babies got the care I did, they'd still be alive'

The Renua Ireland leader went through a traumatic labour.

# baby-deaths - Monday 9 June, 2014

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report

It is believed the trials took place between 1960 to 1976.

# baby-deaths - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital

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.

# baby-deaths - Friday 21 March, 2014

HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise

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.

# baby-deaths - Thursday 6 March, 2014

TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths

Tony Holohan is to appear before the committee this morning. He published a review of the situation last month.

# baby-deaths - Friday 28 February, 2014

Death of another baby at Portlaoise being investigated

Minister James Reilly published a report into the Portlaoise perinatal deaths this afternoon.

Kenny: No family should have to fight for truth in our health system

The Taoiseach was responding to the publication of a damning report today examining the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Regional Hospital.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths

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.

# baby-deaths - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’

The Minister for Health appeared close to tears in the Dáil earlier.

# baby-deaths - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise

Reilly was speaking after one family, whose tragic story was outlined in a Prime Time special last week, met with members of the Oireachtas earlier today.

# baby-deaths - Thursday 16 February, 2012

Pseudomonas outbreak 'under control' in Northern Ireland

The NI Health Minister also revealed that 30 people have died from the infection in the past four years.

# baby-deaths - Monday 23 January, 2012

'No active infection' now in hospital unit where three babies died

All of the babies in the Belfast unit have now been screened – though five are still carrying the bacterial infection.