Judicial review of Holles Street inquiry to be heard this week

Health minister Simon Harris instructed healthcare regulator Hiqa to carry out a statutory investigation following the death of Malak Thawley, who died at the hospital in 2016. She died during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor @susmitchellsbp
22nd July, 2018

A judicial review of the Minister for Health’s decision to initiate a statutory investigation into Holles Street maternity hospital is due to be heard this week.

Holles Street made the unusual move to seek a judicial review of the minister’s decision, arguing there was no justification for the investigation.

Health minister Simon Harris instructed healthcare regulator Hiqa to carry out a statutory investigation following the death of Malak Thawley, who died...

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