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#walsh report

# walsh-report - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Minister to meet with symphysiotomy groups on Thursday

James Reilly is seeking clarification on a number of matters ahead of a final decision on redress for the women who were victims of the outdated practice of deliberately breaking a woman’s pelvis during child birth.

# walsh-report - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Government condemned by symphysiotomy group for "underhand approach"

A survivors’ group says any proposals for a Magdalene-type scheme of redress would be “wholly inappropriate”, and has called on the Government to engage with its members.

# walsh-report - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Mixed response from symphysiotomy survivors to lifting statute of limitations

One group representing survivors has given a guarded welcome to the news, while another is uneasy about the idea.

# walsh-report - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Government accepts Bill to allow for symphysiotomy compensation

Symphysiotomy was a surgical procedure used in Irish maternity hospitals until 1984. It involved the unnecessary unhinging of the patient’s pelvis during or after child birth.

# walsh-report - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Symphysiotomy survivors call for statute bar to be set aside

A Bill will be debated in the Dáil next week.

# walsh-report - Wednesday 27 June, 2012

Symphysiotomy survivors "repudiate" Walsh report

The 160 women who met last night to discuss the issue said they will not co-operate with phase two of the report.