Report identifies multiple failures in treatment of Savita Halappanavar

HSE says clinical staff at Galway University Hospital failed to properly assess or monitor dying woman’s condition

Key factors in the death of Savita Halappanavar included multiple failures by clinical staff to properly assess or monitor her condition, according to a Health Service Executive review group report published today.

Mrs Halappanavar died of septicaemia in her 17th week of pregnancy at Galway University Hospital last October.

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