Careful balancing act needed in Savita tragedy
Published 24/11/2012 | 17:00
Nine days after Ireland learned of the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar, Health Minister James Reilly has met her heartbroken husband Praveen.
That meeting yesterday, a private encounter in which Dr Reilly said he expressed his condolences, came after a truly shambolic week which has left the minister with little credit.
First it was announced the HSE inquiry team would contain three consultants from UHG, a baffling decision that led to a justifiable outcry and a swift u-turn.