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#National Maternity Hospital

# national-maternity-hospital - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

Health minister comes under cross-party pressure to reveal St Vincent's abortion figures
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Health minister comes under cross-party pressure to reveal St Vincent's abortion figures

Jul 14th 2021, 2:20 PM 24,574 Views 26 Comments

Stephen Donnelly told an Oireachtas committee he could not say how many terminations had been carried out at St Vincent’s Hospital.

# national-maternity-hospital - Monday 28 June, 2021

National Maternity Hospital doctors concerned 'misinformation' could delay relocation project
# Letter
# Letter

National Maternity Hospital doctors concerned 'misinformation' could delay relocation project

Jun 28th 2021, 2:40 PM 10,698 Views 3 Comments

Campaigners say the clinicians are “overly optimistic” about governance concerns.

# national-maternity-hospital - Saturday 26 June, 2021

Crowds gather to protest against Catholic ownership of National Maternity Hospital site
# Protest
# Protest

Crowds gather to protest against Catholic ownership of National Maternity Hospital site

Updated Jun 26th 2021, 1:52 PM 50,573 Views 124 Comments

The campaign chair said there had been a huge amount of ‘subterfuge and deceit’ over who will own the hospital’s land.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 24 June, 2021

Tánaiste says government has not considered alternative sites for the National Maternity Hospital
# St Vincent's Hospital
# St Vincent's Hospital

Tánaiste says government has not considered alternative sites for the National Maternity Hospital

Jun 24th 2021, 2:10 PM 6,754 Views 19 Comments

Varadkar said the government wants to own the hospital, and “ideally the land”.

Dr Rachael Walsh: There is legal room for CPO of the National Maternity Hospital site by the government
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Dr Rachael Walsh: There is legal room for CPO of the National Maternity Hospital site by the government

Jun 24th 2021, 12:30 PM 12,195 Views 20 Comments

The Assistant Professor at the School of Law in Trinity College says the law does establish a legal route for compulsory purchase.

# national-maternity-hospital - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Dr Peter Boylan: The National Maternity Hospital deal is dead in the water, it's time for Plan B
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Peter Boylan: The National Maternity Hospital deal is dead in the water, it's time for Plan B

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:23 PM 34,353 Views 43 Comments

The former Master of the National Maternity Hospital says the Catholic ethos will never meet with that of the State and it’s time to move on.

'Two fingers to the Irish people': Taoiseach urged to nationalise entire St Vincent's campus if healthcare group refuses to budge on ownership
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

'Two fingers to the Irish people': Taoiseach urged to nationalise entire St Vincent's campus if healthcare group refuses to budge on ownership

Jun 23rd 2021, 11:43 AM 15,298 Views 35 Comments

The hospital group has insisted that it will not sell the land on the Elm Park campus.

# national-maternity-hospital - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group rejects calls to sell or give up ownership of National Maternity Hospital site
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

St. Vincent’s Healthcare Group rejects calls to sell or give up ownership of National Maternity Hospital site

Jun 22nd 2021, 5:36 PM 16,363 Views 42 Comments

SVHG says retaining ownership will allow it deliver “integrated patient care”.

# national-maternity-hospital - Monday 21 June, 2021

Explainer: How an ownership row is still holding back Ireland's new National Maternity Hospital
# Heart Of D4
# Heart Of D4

Explainer: How an ownership row is still holding back Ireland's new National Maternity Hospital

Jun 21st 2021, 4:50 PM 11,514 Views 16 Comments

The Tánaiste has even raised the prospect of building the hospital elsewhere.

# national-maternity-hospital - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site
# Governance
# Governance

Government 'hasn't ruled out' CPO of National Maternity Hospital site

Jun 20th 2021, 4:26 PM 18,434 Views 24 Comments

The Tánaiste said it is not clear whether the owners of the land are willing to discuss the sale.

# national-maternity-hospital - Friday 18 June, 2021

'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 7:36 PM 11,069 Views 14 Comments

The Taoiseach says it has always been his view that any new hospital should be owned by the public.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 17 June, 2021

National Maternity Hospital: Government has 'problems' with project on land transferred from Sisters of Charity
# Maternity Care
# Maternity Care

National Maternity Hospital: Government has 'problems' with project on land transferred from Sisters of Charity

Jun 17th 2021, 1:54 PM 12,690 Views 18 Comments

The Tánaiste has said there are “problems, quite frankly, in going forward with this project”.

# national-maternity-hospital - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

'Another case of it's only women so who bloody cares': Hundreds complain to minister about maternity restrictions
# Maternity
# Maternity

'Another case of it's only women so who bloody cares': Hundreds complain to minister about maternity restrictions

Jan 5th 2021, 12:05 AM 41,115 Views 36 Comments

Correspondence sent to the health minister reveals emotional pleas for the restrictions to be lifted.

# national-maternity-hospital - Monday 4 January, 2021

Partners no longer allowed to attend 20-week pregnancy scan, Rotunda announces
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Partners no longer allowed to attend 20-week pregnancy scan, Rotunda announces

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 10:05 PM 43,128 Views 63 Comments

The “very difficult decision” was made “due to the surge in community-acquired Covid-19 infections”.

# national-maternity-hospital - Monday 31 August, 2020

'Babies don't wait': How the National Maternity Hospital coped in the early days of Covid
# Column
# Column

'Babies don't wait': How the National Maternity Hospital coped in the early days of Covid

Aug 31st 2020, 7:12 AM 17,265 Views 8 Comments

Mary Brosnan, the director of nursing & midwifery, writes: “Babies wait for no one, even in a pandemic they will be born.”

# national-maternity-hospital - Friday 8 May, 2020

National Maternity Hospital: Sisters of Charity to transfer ownership of St Vincent's land to the State
# Dublin
# Dublin

National Maternity Hospital: Sisters of Charity to transfer ownership of St Vincent's land to the State

May 8th 2020, 12:13 PM 54,929 Views 75 Comments

In 2017 the sisters stepped down from the board of the hospital group.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Pregnant women who have Covid-19 advised to stay away from hospital unless they need urgent care
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Pregnant women who have Covid-19 advised to stay away from hospital unless they need urgent care

Mar 19th 2020, 6:15 AM 35,921 Views 4 Comments

The National Maternity Hospital has published advice about the coronavirus.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital
# Exclusion Zones
# Exclusion Zones

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital

Jan 2nd 2020, 5:24 PM 69,885 Views 189 Comments

Simon Harris said the protests held outside Holles Street yesterday were ‘sickening’.

# national-maternity-hospital - Saturday 9 November, 2019

Vatican 'still hasn't granted permission' for Sisters of Charity pull out from maternity hospital site
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Vatican 'still hasn't granted permission' for Sisters of Charity pull out from maternity hospital site

Nov 9th 2019, 6:57 PM 26,920 Views 77 Comments

Dr Peter Boylan made the claim in a new book to be published next week.

# national-maternity-hospital - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors
# Smoking
# Smoking

Anti-smoking policy at two Dublin maternity hospitals being flouted by patients and visitors

Oct 29th 2019, 12:05 AM 35,557 Views 62 Comments

In 2013, the Coombe, the Rotunda and the National Maternity Hospital became tobacco-free campuses.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 11 July, 2019

'What happened in relation to Holles Street was pretty disgusting' - Simon Harris says exclusion zones will be a priority
# Exclusion Zones
# Exclusion Zones

'What happened in relation to Holles Street was pretty disgusting' - Simon Harris says exclusion zones will be a priority

Jul 11th 2019, 3:30 PM 29,435 Views 354 Comments

“We shouldn’t have to change the law to have a basic understanding of decency,” Harris said.

# national-maternity-hospital - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Harris accused of letting abortion protest exclusion zones 'fall off the agenda'
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

Harris accused of letting abortion protest exclusion zones 'fall off the agenda'

Jul 10th 2019, 11:51 AM 13,125 Views 179 Comments

The group that staged a protest outside the National Maternity Hospital with three small white coffins plans to return this Saturday.

# national-maternity-hospital - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"
# Dáil
# Dáil

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"

Jun 12th 2019, 10:47 PM 27,117 Views 0 Comments

Tóibín was speaking to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar under Dáil privilege today.

# national-maternity-hospital - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'

May 18th 2019, 11:04 AM 45,440 Views 88 Comments

An external review is due to be carried out into the circumstances around the abortion.

# national-maternity-hospital - Friday 1 February, 2019

'Grotesque and reprehensible': Harris 'extraordinarily concerned' over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Grotesque and reprehensible': Harris 'extraordinarily concerned' over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion

Feb 1st 2019, 12:57 PM 18,939 Views 52 Comments

A number of investigations are under way into the allegations, which were first reported by TheJournal.ie yesterday.

# national-maternity-hospital - Friday 28 December, 2018

National Maternity Hospital to begin abortion services on 7 January
# Crisis Pregnancy
# Crisis Pregnancy

National Maternity Hospital to begin abortion services on 7 January

Dec 28th 2018, 2:35 PM 28,309 Views 117 Comments

There were some concerns in recent weeks that hospitals would not be ready in time.

# national-maternity-hospital - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

'Those babies will suffer': Duncan Stewart calls for revision of National Maternity Hospital plans
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

'Those babies will suffer': Duncan Stewart calls for revision of National Maternity Hospital plans

Dec 18th 2018, 3:45 PM 22,902 Views 26 Comments

The architect says the project’s plans do not comply with incoming EU building standards.

# national-maternity-hospital - Saturday 8 December, 2018

Dr Rhona Mahony says it's a 'big ask and challenge' to have full abortion services by New Year's Day
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

Dr Rhona Mahony says it's a 'big ask and challenge' to have full abortion services by New Year's Day

Dec 8th 2018, 12:43 PM 16,877 Views 93 Comments

Mahony said that some terminations would start on the 1 January, but the service in its entirety wouldn’t be rolled out.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 6 September, 2018

High Court quashes Harris's call for inquiry at National Maternity Hospital following patient death
# Malak Thawley
# Malak Thawley

High Court quashes Harris's call for inquiry at National Maternity Hospital following patient death

Sep 6th 2018, 2:31 PM 14,920 Views 8 Comments

Mr Justice Charles Meenan said it was irrational and unreasonable for the minister to direct such an investigation.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 10 May, 2018

The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study
# Irish Medical Journal
# Irish Medical Journal

The percentage of 'perfect' births in first-time mothers is less than 1% - study

May 10th 2018, 5:42 PM 40,330 Views 74 Comments

The study looked at over 8,000 pregnancies in women who hadn’t given birth before.

# national-maternity-hospital - Monday 5 March, 2018

National Maternity Hospital to seek injunction against inquiry into Malak Thawley's death
# Inquiry
# Inquiry

National Maternity Hospital to seek injunction against inquiry into Malak Thawley's death

Mar 5th 2018, 6:58 PM 15,160 Views 0 Comments

If granted, the injunction will prevent the inquiry from proceeding until the hospital’s judicial review challenge has been determined.

# national-maternity-hospital - Friday 2 March, 2018

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma
# Snow Angels
# Snow Angels

80 babies delivered at Holles St and Rotunda during storm ... including one Emma

Mar 2nd 2018, 2:38 PM 47,004 Views 44 Comments

No one has been called Beast or East though.

# national-maternity-hospital - Monday 29 January, 2018

Hospital argues that inquiry into death of pregnant woman could cause 'serious risk to patients'
# Malak Thawley
# Malak Thawley

Hospital argues that inquiry into death of pregnant woman could cause 'serious risk to patients'

Jan 29th 2018, 5:29 PM 17,526 Views 0 Comments

The National Maternity Hospital says it is open to another review, but not of the type proposed by the minister.

# national-maternity-hospital - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Husband whose pregnant wife died during Holles Street surgery settles damages case
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

Husband whose pregnant wife died during Holles Street surgery settles damages case

Jan 16th 2018, 2:50 PM 22,491 Views 19 Comments

Malak Thawley died in 2016 during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Harris 'seriously considering' independent inquiry into death of pregnant woman at Holles Street
# Malak Thawley
# Malak Thawley

Harris 'seriously considering' independent inquiry into death of pregnant woman at Holles Street

Jul 13th 2017, 11:00 PM 13,980 Views 33 Comments

Malak Thawley died during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy at the National Maternity Hospital in May 2016.

# national-maternity-hospital - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

92 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year
# Drug Addiction
# Drug Addiction

92 hospital discharges of newborns with drug withdrawal symptoms last year

Jul 12th 2017, 12:05 AM 22,074 Views 76 Comments

Babies with drug withdrawal symptoms undergo six to eight week of rehabilitation.

# national-maternity-hospital - Thursday 22 June, 2017

'My life after my wife’s death has been a never-ending nightmare'
# Malak Thawley
# Malak Thawley

'My life after my wife’s death has been a never-ending nightmare'

Jun 22nd 2017, 7:29 PM 28,497 Views 15 Comments

The inquest into Malak Thawley’s death returned a verdict of medical misadventure.

# national-maternity-hospital - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'It was clear that public opinion influenced the Sisters of Charity's decision'
# National Maternity Hospital
# National Maternity Hospital

'It was clear that public opinion influenced the Sisters of Charity's decision'

May 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 15,042 Views 18 Comments

But who now owns the National Maternity Hospital? The government still needs to clarify its position.

# national-maternity-hospital - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'We still don't know how the government will ensure an autonomous maternity hospital'
# Column
# Column

'We still don't know how the government will ensure an autonomous maternity hospital'

May 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 188 Views 53 Comments

Trust will need to be restored so that we do not lose sight of the grand prize, a new National Maternity Hospital for Irish citizens, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# national-maternity-hospital - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Pictures: Over 1,500 protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital
# Protest
# Protest

Pictures: Over 1,500 protest against Sisters of Charity owning maternity hospital

May 7th 2017, 5:46 PM 13,480 Views 122 Comments

Campaign organisation Uplift presented a viral petition printed on 50 feet sheets of card to the gathered crowd.

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