Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene during the Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry at Kingram House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

An obstetrician accused of poor professional performance should have stopped carrying out hysterectomies if there were repeated complications, a Medic(...)

Midwife Anne Marie Burke arrives to give evidence at the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar in Galway today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A midwife manager at Galway University Hospital has identified herself as the person who told Savita Halappanavar that she couldn’t get a termi(...)

Miriam Dunleavy, a midwife who was working on the ward where Savita Halappanavar was being treated , leaving after giving evidence at the inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar in Galway on Tuesday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Savita Halappanavar was one of the healthiest women in her maternity ward before her condition deteriorated, a midwife at Galw(...)