HIQA details failures in Savita Halappanavar case

UPDATE: An investigation by HIQA has found there was "a failure in the provision of the most basic elements of patient care" to Savita Halappanavar, who died last year.

9th October, 2013
Savita Halappanavar

An investigation by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has found there was "a failure in the provision of the most basic elements of patient care" to Savita Halappanavar, who died last year.

Health Minister James Reilly promised to take action on foot of the report to improve healthcare standards.

“This tragedy should not have happened," he said. “I am determined that out of the sad loss of this young woman our whole health...

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