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#Maternal Care

# maternal-care - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

'I felt lonely and stupid': New mothers' health problems often 'ignored or dismissed'
# Newborns
# Newborns

'I felt lonely and stupid': New mothers' health problems often 'ignored or dismissed'

Oct 15th 2019, 9:20 PM 15,300 Views 6 Comments

Many women put their health in second place after giving birth, an expert has said.

# maternal-care - Monday 24 April, 2017

'I remember throwing myself on top of the coffin saying no, you can’t take her because I can’t do this again'
# Portiuncula Hospital
# Portiuncula Hospital

'I remember throwing myself on top of the coffin saying no, you can’t take her because I can’t do this again'

Apr 24th 2017, 11:40 PM 23,013 Views 11 Comments

RTÉ Investigates reports on problems in care at Portiuncula Hospital.

# maternal-care - Monday 5 December, 2016

Going digital: Rollout begins for e-health records from babies' birth
# Let's Get Digital
# Let's Get Digital

Going digital: Rollout begins for e-health records from babies' birth

Dec 5th 2016, 12:15 PM 15,694 Views 33 Comments

The new system is the first national electronic patient chart for maternity anywhere in the world.

# maternal-care - Friday 18 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 18th 2013, 11:01 PM 8,958 Views 58 Comments

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.”

# maternal-care - Thursday 19 January, 2012

Unsafe abortions increasing in developing countries - study
# Abortion
# Abortion

Unsafe abortions increasing in developing countries - study

Jan 19th 2012, 1:06 PM 2,188 Views 29 Comments

Worldwide one in five pregnancies in 2008 ended in abortion, but study finds that areas with liberal abortion laws had lower rates of abortion.