Book extract: Of ethics, ethos and women’s healthcare
In April 2016, a media storm surrounded the proposed new National Maternity Hospital at Holles Street, with specific regard to its links to St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin. In this abridged extract from his new book, In the Shadow of the Eighth: My 40 Years Working for Women’s Health in Ireland, Peter Boylan offers his account of what went on behind the scenes
Just at the point where there was considerable media focus on the dispute between Holles Street and St Vincent’s, and the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) might have been expected to regain some ground, the NMH appeared to shift position. This shift can be traced to changing personnel on the NMH board.
The previous December, High Court president Nicholas Kearns had retired four months earlier than planned. Through the master, Kearns let it be...
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