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Savita Halappanavar (31) died on October 28 in 2012

Savita Halappanavar (31) died on October 28 in 2012

Protest after Savita Halapanavar's death - The current heated exchanges between the HSE and the Health Information and Equality Authority (Hiqa) regarding the latter’s report on the pattern of infant deaths in Portlaoise Hospital highlight a matter of the utmost importance – the accountability of senior managers when things go wrong

Protest after Savita Halapanavar's death - The current heated exchanges between the HSE and the Health Information and Equality Authority (Hiqa) regarding the latter’s report on the pattern of infant deaths in Portlaoise Hospital highlight a matter of the utmost importance – the accountability of senior managers when things go wrong

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Savita Halappanavar (31) died on October 28 in 2012

GUIDELINES helping doctors interpret the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act (PLDPA) 2013 are to be formally published in the coming weeks.

Listening to Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald's recent comments to the UN Human Rights Committee (HRC), one could assume that I, as a GP, will have greater clarity in how I manage a pregnant women whose health or life is in danger. But the leaked guidance document tells the same old story.


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