Roisin Molloy

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The Medical Council: a fitness-to-practise inquiry has heard that Róisín Molloy, the baby’s mother, says she was informed baby Mark’s birth had been a stillbirth but she later went on to investigate this claim. Photograph: Alan Betson

A couple who were told by a hospital that their baby boy was stillborn later found out that he had been born alive, a Medical Council fitness-to-pract(...)

It is alleged Dr A failed to review the cardiotocograph (CTG) adequately and failed to correctly interpret the CTG as being abnormal. Photograph: Istock

A mother whose baby boy died at Portloaise hospital has described how her birth suddenly went from “no alarm bells and no panic” to “we’re not gettin(...)

Patient Focus has been dealing with the families of babies who died at Portlaoise hospital since 2012

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has apologised to 14 families over the handling of their births, including eight in which a baby died, as recommend(...)

‘The incidents found during the review were previously unknown and unreported, and came to light “accidentally”, according to Patient Focus, which participated in the review.’ Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Health Service Executive should apologise to 14 families over the handling of births, including eight in which a baby died, according to a newly-p(...)

Robbie Keane has won the International Person of the Year award. Photograph: Eric Luke

Robbie Keane has been named International Person of the Year at this year’s People of the Year Awards in recognition of his “inspirational service, le(...)

The HIQA report into the death of Savita Halappanavar recommended the development of a National Maternity Strategy. It took the deaths of Sally Rowlet(...)

The Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaiose. Róisín Molloy, whose son Mark died in Portlaoise, told the launch the greatest apology she and other parents could get was to implement the new maternity  strategy. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Detailed information on the safety of the State’s 19 maternity units is to be published by the HSE next month. The statements will allow intending mo(...)

Shauna Keyes: ‘I am really quite hopeful for the future of the HSE and indeed, the maternity services.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

In 2013, the then minister for health, James Reilly, along with the minister for justice, Alan Shatter, developed the national open disclosure policy,(...)

Bereaved parents Mark and Róisín Molloy and Amy Delahunt and Ollie Kelly: “The victims of poor care in the hospital remain stuck.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Two years after the horrific mishaps at Portlaoise hospital were uncovered, more than 100 women are still seeking closure over the treatment received (...)

Although the publication of the State Claims Agency (SCA) report into maternity and gynaecology claims is an important step in filling a significant i(...)

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