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# Praveen Halappanavar

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# Galway
The hospital where Savita died is improving, although not quickly enough in some areas
Reviews of services have found that significant progress has been made at University Hospital Galway.
Column: The language of the abortion debate has been cruel and unfair – on both sides
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
Praveen Halappanavar receiving 'abusive letters from campaigners'
Meanwhile, Savita Halappanavar’s family have taken legal proceedings against the HSE for alleged negligence.
# savita
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
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
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”.
# savita
The Savita Halappanavar inquest verdict will influence Ireland
From Medical Council guidelines to possible legislation, is Savita the X Case of this generation?
# Savita Halappanavar
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.
# savita
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
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.
# savita
Savita inquest: Jury returns verdict of medical misadventure
Praveen Halappanavar heard the verdict on his fifth wedding anniversary.
# savita
Savita inquest: The coroner's nine recommendations endorsed by the jury
The jury in the inquest of Savita Halappanavar ‘strongly endorsed’ these nine recommendations from the coroner, Dr Ciarán McLoughlin.
# savita
Savita inquest to resume today
It is expected that two witnesses who spoke last week and who were recalled will speak today.
# savita
Savita inquest: Key moments from Galway Coroner's Court takes a look back at the first five days of the inquest into the death of the 31-year-old dentist at Galway University Hospital.
# savita
Praveen Halappanavar thanks midwife for honest answers at inquest
“I would like to thank her for being honest…it came out of the blue,” he said this morning.
# savita
Doctor to be cross-examined on third day of Savita inquest
Consultant obstetrician Dr Katherine Astbury who treated Savita will be questioned over whether she referred to Ireland’s Catholic ethos when she refused to terminate her pregnancy.
# Day Two
Inquest hears Savita's words: 'What kind of mother am I, waiting for my baby to die'
The inquest continued in Galway today.
# Day One
Savita inquest: Husband insists requests for termination were made
Doctor to deny she made reference to Ireland being a Catholic country as a reason for refusing a termination.
# savita
Praveen Halappanavar: 'The next few days are going to be very tough'
The widower of Savita Halappanavar is among those giving evidence on the first day of an inquest into her death in Galway.
# savita
Inquest into death of Savita Halappanavar begins in Galway
The inquest will mark the first time that staff who treated Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway will give sworn evidence.
# savita
Draft report on Savita death doesn't say why she died - solicitor
Gerard O’Donnell said that his client was a “very determined man” who wanted to know why his wife died.
# savita
Praveen Halappanavar’s solicitor receives draft report on Savita death
Praveen Halappanavar will now be given the opportunity to offer feedback on the report before it is officially published.
# savita
Savita's husband and family 'very upset' after leaked report
The lawyer for Praveen Halappanavar said the leaked report had appeared to confirm what his client had said from the outset.
# savita
HSE 'disappointed' with leak of draft Savita investigation report
In a statement the HSE said the investigation’s terms of reference required it to observe appropriate confidentiality.
# savita
Savita's husband should get first briefing on HSE report - Taoiseach
Enda Kenny was responding to the apparent leaking of a draft report into the controversial death of Savita Halappanavar last October.
# savita
Savita solicitor: We released details slowly to keep media interest
Gerard O’Donnell, who represents Praveen Halappanavar, says his clients case has benefited from ‘sustained exposure’.
# savita
HIQA announces 12-person team to lead Savita inquiry
The team will be led by Dr Paul Fogarty, a consultant obstetrician from the Ulster Hospital in Belfast.
# savita
Savita: Family to take case to European Court of Human Rights
Earlier this week, Mrs Halappanavar’s father issued an ultimatum to the Health Minister to announce by today that he was to hold a public inquiry into her death.
# savita
Savita's family may take a case to the European Court of Human Rights takes a look at the procedure – and why the failure to implement the Coroners’ Bill 2007 impacts this case.
Aaron McKenna: As usual, Ireland only acts when we’re shamed into it
The death of Savita Halappanavar shows once again that we delay proper action until an international outcry forces our hand.
# savita
Confirmed: HIQA to investigate the death of Savita Halappanavar
The investigation will assess “safety, quality and standards of services” provided at the Galway where hospital where Savita died last month following a miscarriage.
# savita
HIQA board to decide if it will investigate Savita death today
The board of the health watchdog meets today to consider a request to hold a statutory investigation into the woman’s death at a Galway hospital last month.
# savita
HIQA considers request to hold statutory investigation into Savita death
The health watchdog has been requested by the HSE to examine the controversial death.
# savita
Deadline for HSE response to HIQA over Savita death today
The health watchdog has sought assurances about the safety of maternity care at the Galway hospital where Savita Halappanavar died last month.
# savita
Praveen Halappanavar: "I still can't believe that she's not with us"
The husband of Savita Halappanavar told Prime Time tonight that he has no confidence in the HSE and wants a public, government-funded investigation into her death.
# savita
Minister Reilly "quite happy" for HSE inquiry into Savita death to continue
The Minister for Health made the comment despite admitting that the inquiry would not “have the completeness of information without Mr Halappanavar’s input”.