Sir Sabaratnam Arulkatumaran , chairperson, at the publication of the Health Service Executive (HSE) clinical review report into the death of Savita Halappanavar on Thursday. Photograph: Eric Luke

The HSE Inquiry on Savita Halappanavar’s death chaired by Prof Sir Arulkumaran highlights a disastrous cascade of failures at Galway University Hospit(...)

In a letter to Praveen Halappanavar, Savita Halappanavar’s husband, the chief operating officer of the Galway Roscommon Hospital Group says: “I also wish to apologise sincerely to you and to Savita’s family for the events related to her care that contributed to her tragic, unexpected and untimely death.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Health Service Executive has apologised for the care it gave to Savita Halappanavar and the events at Gal(...)