Friday July 10, 2020

We must act as well as learn from Savita tragedy

The astonishing catalogue of medical failures that marked the case of Savita Halappanavar is a stark warning that lessons have not been learned.

12th October, 2013

The astonishing catalogue of medical failures that marked the case of Savita Halappanavar is a stark warning that, for all the pieties about Ireland being the safest place in the world to have a baby, the surprising thing is that there are so few tragic cases.

Of course, we only know about Savita's case because she died. We only know about the similar failures in the case of Tania McCabe in Drogheda six years ago...

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