Consultant obstetrician Dr Katherine Astbury: the   review concluded that  her  management of patients was in keeping with the standard of care expected. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

No safety or quality issues arose after a review of some of the work of the obstetrician who treated Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galwa(...)

Prof Sabaratnam Arulkatumaran (left) , chairperson, and Dr Philip Crowler, National Director for Quality and Patient Safety, at the publication of the Health Service Executive (HSE) clinical review report into the death of Savita Halappanavar in Dublin in June. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The findings of all three investigations into the death of Savita Halappanavar (31) at University Hospital Galway (UHG) a year ago are to discussed at(...)

Staffing levels were ‘normal’ and ‘adequate’ on the wards at Galway University Hospital caring for Savita Halappanavar in the days before her death, the HSE’s national director for quality and patient safety has said.

Medical practitioners will receive special training in the recognition and management of sepsis in order to prevent serious infections similar to that(...)

More women could die in Irish hospitals in a manner similar to Savita Halappanavar unless legal clarity is provided for doctors on when they can intervene to terminate a pregnancy, the HSE report into her death has warned.

More women could die in Irish hospitals in a manner similar to Savita Halappanavar unless legal clarity is provided for doctors on when they can in(...)