The National Maternity Hospital (NMH) in Holles Street is undertaking a lookback of unborn babies found to have a fatal foetal abnormality over the past 20 years to see if they were correctly diagnosed. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A woman whose pregnancy was terminated on the basis of a misleading test result at the National Maternity Hospital has repeated a call for an independ(...)

The National Maternity Hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A planned review of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) case in which a pregnancy was terminated on the basis of a misleading test result is facing (...)

Leo Varadkar: “These are personal, private and confidential matters and it is not appropriate for us to discuss them in this Chamber.”

It is inappropriate for the Dáil to discuss the case of a National Maternity Hospital patient whose pregnancy was terminated following a test result s(...)

Dr Michael O’Connell will be the 32nd Master of the Coombe Hospital, which will celebrate its bi-centenary in 2026.

The Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital has appointed Dr Michael O’Connell to be its next master. Dr O’Connell, a consultant obstetrician (...)

Experts in genetics and foetal medicine are expected to be involved in a review of the National Maternity Hospital. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Experts in genetics and foetal medicine are expected to be involved in a review of the National Maternity Hospital patient whose pregnancy was termina(...)

Nicola Cox and her husband, Ross Coghlan, with a photo of baby Luke who died soon after birth at Holles Street maternity hospital in 2016. Photograph: Laura Hutton / The Irish Times

A Dublin couple whose baby died shortly after birth say the way they were treated by the hospital was unacceptable and it seemed as if their baby’s de(...)

 The couple claims they were told there was no need for them to wait for a second test result before proceeding with a termination.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A couple who terminated a pregnancy after misleading test results suggested a fatal foetal abnormality are to make a formal complaint to the Data Prot(...)

The couple  say they were told there was “no hope” and that the next stage of testing “would make no difference”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The couple at the centre of the National Maternity Hospital controversy say they were told there was no need for them to wait for a second test result(...)

Prof Fergal Malone, Rotunda Hospital master: because the rapid test can give a false positive if there is no ultrasound abnormality most laboratories recommend to wait for the full two weeks.

The National Maternity Hospital says it follows standard practice in carrying out terminations where requested by parents following a single diagnosti(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the couple involved had “lost a very wanted child”. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/INPHO

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has described as an “individual tragedy” the case of couple involved after a termination was carried out at the National Matern(...)

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