Coombe Hospital

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Minister for Health Simon Harris:  set to face intense questioning over  hospital cost at the Oireachtas health committee on Wednesday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government is to press ahead with the construction of the new national children’s hospital despite the finding of a report into the €450 million c(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Stephen  Donnelly told the Oireachtas health committee the information from Dr Grainne Flannelly suggested Minister for Health Simon Harris had misled the Dáil for a second time. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Health Simon Harris has been accused of misleading the Dáil over his claim he received no contrary advice before offering free out-of-cyc(...)

Karen McEvoy (24), from Tallaght, who died in Naas General Hospital of suspected sepsis on Christmas day 2018, one week after giving birth in the Coombe hospital.

Three separate investigations are now under way into the death of Karen McEvoy (24), a mother of three suspected of dying of sepsis a week after givin(...)

Karen McEvoy and partner Barry Kelly.

A young mother who died on Christmas Day, a week after giving birth, had sepsis, preliminary postmortem results indicate. Karen McEvoy (24), original(...)

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(...)

Karen McEvoy (24), from Tallaght, who died in Naas General Hospital of suspected sepsis on Christmas day 2018, one week after giving birth in the Coombe hospital.

A Co Kildare man is calling for an “independent investigation” into the death of his partner on Christmas Day, one week after she gave birth at Dublin(...)

Within two days of giving birth, Karen McEvoy was complaining of severe back and abdominal pain, exhaustion, flu-like symptoms and sweating.

Karen McEvoy (24), originally from Tallaght in Dublin, died of suspected sepsis on Christmas Day, a week after she had given birth in the Coombe hospi(...)

A multidisciplinary team was constituted at the Coombe hospital in Dublin earlier this month to consider the case of a patient whose foetus had been diagnosed with a foetal anomaly. File photograph: Getty Images

Decisions on whether or not to provide terminations in cases of foetal anomaly should be reached by multidisciplinary teams of doctors on a consensus (...)

Coombe wrote to woman: “As you are aware, your foetus has been diagnosed with a complex foetal anomaly.” Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The woman who was refused a termination after a complex anomaly was diagnosed was informed in writing medics were “not of the reasonable opinion” the (...)

The Coombe hospital has issued a statement saying its board had no role whatsoever in certifying a termination of pregnancy. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The pregnant woman who the Dáil heard was denied an abortion despite two consultants’ approval has said she will travel to England next week for a ter(...)

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