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Fitness to practice enquiry hears Galwaywoman had both fallopian tubes clipped without consent

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Consultant obstetrician/gynaecologist Dr Declan Egan, who practises at University Hospital Galway and runs the private Galway Fertility Unit in Rahoon, should have sought the consent of a Galwaywoman before he clipped both her fallopian tubes but argues his action was medically justified, a fitness to practice enquiry was told this week.

Galway obstetrician/gynaecologist accused of carrying out fertility treatment without patient’s consent

A Medical Council fitness to practise committee has adjourned an inquiry into an allegation that a Galway doctor carried out a fertility procedure without the patient’s consent.

Domestic violence census shows that women in Mayo are living lifetimes of abuse

Mayo Women’s Support Services has presented shocking statistics which show that domestic violence across Ireland and in Mayo is a daily threat for women of all ages and at all life stages.

Ten things an Irish woman could not do in 1970

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What dominated our news and much of our conversations during the 1970s (at least in the early years), was the deteriorating crisis in Northern Ireland. When I think of that decade I remember the initial hope that something would be settled quickly rather than letting it drag on fuelled by appallingly bad political decisions, thuggery, and deeply imbedded hatred. Seamus Heaney remarked that in the early 1970s ‘there was a promise in the air as well as fury and danger’. But in Northern Ireland any nervous sense of hopeful expectation quickly soured; as Heaney recalled: ‘Soon enough it all went rancid.’ In John Montague’s poem The Rough Field, he observes: ‘In the dark streets, firing starts.’

Local outrage over delay on Sexual Assault Treatment Unit

Local Senator Nicky McFadden has said that she is outraged at the delay in opening Mullingar’s Sexual Assault Treatment Unit, speaking after the news that the chief executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, Ellen O’Malley-Dunlop did not know why the unit, along with the Galway unit, was not open.

SATU to open this month

The Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) for Mullingar is set to open this month, according to the HSE.


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