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#Savita Halappanavar

From TheJournal.ie 'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar Eighth Amendment

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar

She paid tribute to her in a letter published in Porter magazine.

From TheJournal.ie Savita mural artist: 'I've been painting a long time, I've never seen a reaction like that before' Portobello

Savita mural artist: 'I've been painting a long time, I've never seen a reaction like that before'

Street artist ACHES says he’s going to cover up the word “FREED” that someone wrote across her forehead.

From TheJournal.ie The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived Eighth Amendment

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived

Since Friday, flowers have been left at the bottom of the mural, along with ‘Yes’ leaflets, pens and sellotape so that people could leave notes.

From TheJournal.ie 'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law Together For Yes This post contains videos

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

From TheJournal.ie 'We did it': The messages people have been leaving at the Savita Halappanavar mural Dublin City

'We did it': The messages people have been leaving at the Savita Halappanavar mural

Savita’s parents have said that they are “really, really happy” with the projected referendum result.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor who led inquiry into Savita Halappanavar's death calls for Yes vote 'for women’s health and rights' Eighth Amendment

Doctor who led inquiry into Savita Halappanavar's death calls for Yes vote 'for women’s health and rights'

He also refuted claims that sepsis was the only cause of her death.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't let what happened to us happen to other families': Savita's parents back Yes vote Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

'Don't let what happened to us happen to other families': Savita's parents back Yes vote

Savita Halappanavar died on 28 October 2012 at University Hospital Galway.

From TheJournal.ie Savita Halappanavar: Her tragic death and how she became part of Ireland's abortion debate Eighth Amendment

Savita Halappanavar: Her tragic death and how she became part of Ireland's abortion debate

Her name and face are known the country over. She left a mark on Ireland, its medical care and its laws.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: 'Right now a 15-year-old girl who is raped cannot get an abortion' The Eighth

Varadkar: 'Right now a 15-year-old girl who is raped cannot get an abortion'

Leo Varadkar said no foreign funding should prop up either campaign in the referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Ronan Mullen said his comment about Savita Halappanavar 'could be reworded'. Here's what he said The Eighth

Ronan Mullen said his comment about Savita Halappanavar 'could be reworded'. Here's what he said

A defiant Mullen rejected all criticisms of his comments in a statement today.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware' Infection

'It's a serial killer': Detection rates on the rise as staff become 'sepsis aware'

Simon Harris said hospital staff are now trained to be more “sepsis aware”.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor who led Savita inquiry: 'Ireland can't depend on UK for 3,000 abortions a year' Eighth Amendment

Doctor who led Savita inquiry: 'Ireland can't depend on UK for 3,000 abortions a year'

“If I’m the Irish government, I should take responsibility for Irish women,” Professor Arulkumaran told TheJournal.ie.

From TheJournal.ie Councillors vote to name street in honour of Savita Halappanavar but it's unlikely to go ahead soon Dublin City

Councillors vote to name street in honour of Savita Halappanavar but it's unlikely to go ahead soon

Current Dublin City Council rules prevent a street being renamed until 20 years after a person’s death.

From TheJournal.ie Renaming a street after Savita Halappanavar "wouldn't be possible" under current rules Motion

Renaming a street after Savita Halappanavar "wouldn't be possible" under current rules

A Dublin City Councillor is bringing forward a motion to rename a street in Dublin after Halppanavar.

From TheJournal.ie Praveen Halappanavar settles medical negligence case over death of his wife Savita Settled

Praveen Halappanavar settles medical negligence case over death of his wife Savita

31-year-old Savita Halappanavar died in Galway hospital in 2012.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Hillary Clinton asked advisor about Irish abortion penalty before official visit Eight Amendment

Hillary Clinton asked advisor about Irish abortion penalty before official visit

The then US secretary of state was briefed about the Savita Halappanavar case before a trip to Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 177,000 women have left Ireland for abortions since 1971 She Is Not A Criminal

177,000 women have left Ireland for abortions since 1971

“One woman told us how she was calculating how to throw herself in front of a truck or which bridge to jump off.”

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Tragic case of clinically dead pregnant woman highlights our unworkable approach to abortion Abortion

Opinion: Tragic case of clinically dead pregnant woman highlights our unworkable approach to abortion

Following the burial today of a young woman, who was kept on life support while clinically dead due to legal considerations about her pregnancy, we must consider the legacy of the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie The hospital where Savita died is improving, although not quickly enough in some areas Galway

The hospital where Savita died is improving, although not quickly enough in some areas

Reviews of services have found that significant progress has been made at University Hospital Galway.

From TheJournal.ie 'Never again': New guidelines introduced after Savita's tragic death Maternity

'Never again': New guidelines introduced after Savita's tragic death

An early warning system in maternity hospitals is to be standardised.

From TheJournal.ie 'Tragic cases like Savita Halappanavar make us strive to ensure our health service is safe' Patient Safety

'Tragic cases like Savita Halappanavar make us strive to ensure our health service is safe'

Leo Varadkar said progress is being made on implementing the recommendations from the Portlaoise report.

From TheJournal.ie Activists take train to Belfast to get abortion pills - and say they plan to take them Contraception Train

Activists take train to Belfast to get abortion pills - and say they plan to take them

Supporters are expected to meet the train returning from Belfast and hold a rally in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about the Oscar Pistorius verdict, staff at University Hospital Galway being disciplined and Leo Varadkar responding to criticism from the Taoiseach.

From TheJournal.ie Staff disciplined over their role in the care of Savita Halappanavar Warnings

Staff disciplined over their role in the care of Savita Halappanavar

Her husband, Praveen, had not been informed of the disciplinary action.

From TheJournal.ie HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise Baby Deaths

HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise

Dr James Reilly requested the watchdog to examine the “safety, quality and standards of services” following the deaths of a number of babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Candlelit vigils mark one year since Savita’s death Anniversary

Candlelit vigils mark one year since Savita’s death

The vigils took place simultaneously in Galway, Dublin and Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Minister writes to HSE over failure to implement Tania McCabe recommendations HIQA

Minister writes to HSE over failure to implement Tania McCabe recommendations

A HIQA report into the death of Savita Halappanavar revealed that many of the recommendations issued after the death of Tania McCabe six years ago have not been implemented.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital group will ‘review actions of all staff’ in care of Savita Savita Halappanavar

Hospital group will ‘review actions of all staff’ in care of Savita

The West/North West Hospital Group said that, if appropriate, staff will be referred to the proper authorities but that “in many instances there will be no case to answer.”

From TheJournal.ie HSE promises to be “very public” in its progress on Savita report Savita

HSE promises to be “very public” in its progress on Savita report

The executive said that the team looking at Hiqa’s recommendations will report “on a very frequent basis” but that at present “it’s very early days”.

From TheJournal.ie Tania McCabe’s family shocked that HSE still behind on sepsis testing Savita

Tania McCabe’s family shocked that HSE still behind on sepsis testing

Tania McCabe’s father-in-law told TheJournal.ie that he wants a routine test for sepsis introduced in Irish hospitals.

From TheJournal.ie Gilmore promises HIQA report will be implemented in full Savita

Gilmore promises HIQA report will be implemented in full

The Tánaiste said that the report into the death of Savita Halappanavar raised fundemental questions about whether ‘there somebody not doing their job or not’.

From TheJournal.ie 'An appalling indictment of State failure': Consultant calls for more maternity staff Savita

'An appalling indictment of State failure': Consultant calls for more maternity staff

National Maternity Hospital clinical director, Dr Peter Boylan, has raised concerns about the level of staffing in maternity care in response to the third report into the death of Savita Halappanavar published yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Lack of information means HIQA can't assure safety of maternity services Savita

Lack of information means HIQA can't assure safety of maternity services

“Young patients don’t just die,” said Nuala Lucas of HIQA yesterday as she spoke of deficiencies in staffing, knowledge, guidelines and protocol.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie This shocking graph shows 13 "missed opportunities" in treatment of Savita Savita

This shocking graph shows 13 "missed opportunities" in treatment of Savita

Red crosses show points at which intervention might have helped Savita in the four days before she died at University Hospital Galway one year ago.

From TheJournal.ie Doctor angered at ‘outrageous breach of patient confidentiality’ at Holles Street Holles Street

Doctor angered at ‘outrageous breach of patient confidentiality’ at Holles Street

The Irish Times reports this morning that a termination of a twin pregnancy was carried out on a patient at risk of sepsis – the first to be performed under new legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s women share their stories of pregnancy, birth and miscarriage MaternityIre

Ireland’s women share their stories of pregnancy, birth and miscarriage

Recent events has women opening up about their negative experiences of Irish maternity hospitals.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The language of the abortion debate has been cruel and unfair – on both sides Opinion

Column: The language of the abortion debate has been cruel and unfair – on both sides

Tonight’s vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill probably won’t end the public debate about abortion – and the women we all claim to care about deserve better than the unfair language that has been used recently, writes Aisling Twomey.

From TheJournal.ie Praveen Halappanavar receiving 'abusive letters from campaigners' Savita

Praveen Halappanavar receiving 'abusive letters from campaigners'

Meanwhile, Savita Halappanavar’s family have taken legal proceedings against the HSE for alleged negligence.

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