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Sunday 21 September 2014

Baby died after C-section was delayed

Published 17/06/2014 | 02:30

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A CONSULTANT obstetrician was forced to delay an emergency Caesarean because there was no nursing staff to man the operating theatre.

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An inquest heard Jamie Flynn died two days after his birth at Cavan General Hospital in November 2012.

Health Minister James Reilly has instructed the State's health watchdog HIQA to undertake a review of maternity services at Cavan General following a series of baby deaths at the hospital.

Irish Independent

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