October 28 marked the fifth anniversary of the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar, As a young woman from Galway, her story has stuck with me for the past five years, and served as a reminder of the dangers of the Eighth Amendment, writes reader
Tue, 31 Oct, 2017
The devastating Hiqa report relating to the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway makes frightening reading. Not only does it highlight a series of missed opportunities which, if acted upon, might have saved her life, it also portrays an alarming crisis at Ireland’s 19 public maternity hospitals.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2013