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Four board members of the Galway Roscommon University Hospitals Group have been called on to absent themselves from a meeting today (Thursday) to discuss the HIQA report into the death of Savita Halappanavar because they are senior managers at UHG.
Failure to capitalise on ‘missed opportunities’ to intervene in the care of Savita Halappanavar which could have changed the outcome for her, could have prevented her death at University Hospital Galway almost 12 months ago, it was claimed last evening.
There were a number of deficiencies in the care of Savita Halappanavar who could have been still alive today had a request for a termination, to progress an inevitable miscarriage, been carried out one or two days after being admitted to hospital, an expert witness told an inquest yesterday.
The midwife manager on St Monica's Ward at University Hospital Galway has confirmed that it was she who told Savita Halappanavar that her pregnancy could not be terminated because Ireland was a "Catholic country" but added that was not meant in a hurtful context.