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 (...)

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(...)

 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(...)

Karen McEvoy, who died a week after giving birth in the Coombe hospital,  and  Barry Kelly. Neither Mr Kelly nor his solicitor, Niamh O’Brien, has been provided with an interim postmortem result, a death certificate or any of Ms McEvoy’s medical notes.

Partners and families left grieving after the death of a woman during or soon after childbirth must be given information about what happened as soon a(...)

Orla Church, who died on Saturday at the Mater Private hospital. Photograph: RTÉ Liveline Callback

A court hearing in the case of Orla Church, one of the women caught up in the CervicalCheck controversy, is to be postponed to allow for her funeral t(...)

“We need those slides and we need them now,” said Caoimhe Haughey. File photograph: Getty Images

A solicitor representing the family of a woman who died from cervical cancer intends to ask the High Court for orders against the HSE, State Claims Ag(...)

Vicky Phelan is going to concentrate on her own treatment now, she tells D’Arcy: “I won’t have achieved anything with what I’ve done if I’m not alive.”

If the measure of a scandal is the amount of airtime devoted to it, then the Government should start ordering election posters now. The cervical cance(...)

Social Democrats TD Catherine Murphy said patients are often forced down the legal route to get answers. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Conflicting approaches from the Health Service Executive and the State Claims Agency in dealing with medical litigation must be resolved to end the co(...)

Alan Thawley, husband of  Malak Thawley, who died in  May 2016 at the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The husband of a woman who died at the National Maternity Hospital during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy is “deeply shocked and hurt” after the hosp(...)

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