It’s time to break the silence
A redress scheme has opened for symphysiotomy survivors. But it is accountability, not cash, that is needed to heal the wounds
In 1959, Noreen Burns returned from Holles Street after the birth of her first child with no baby and a severed pelvis.
Well overdue, her baby had been too big for a vaginal birth. It got into distress. Her doctor performed an emergency Caesarean. It was too late. The baby died.
Then, while Noreen was still sedated, her doctor decided to do an operation intended to help avoid the problem in the future: he cut the...
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