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
Inquiry chairman Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran (left) at the publication of the Health Service Executive clinical review report into the death of Savita Halappanavar today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times
Journalists read the Health Service Executive clinical review report into the death of Savita Halappanavar in Dublin, today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times
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.