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Portlaoise report highlights need for Portiuncula inquiry to investigate Saolta management says TD Naughten
Denis Naughten TD has called on the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, to ensure that the inquiry at Portiuncula Hospital includes a review of the actions taken by Saolta Management once they became aware of staff concerns regarding the operation of the maternity unit in Ballinasloe.
Fears about the future of the maternity unit at Mayo General Hospital continued to grow as new details emerged this week about the confidential draft review of services that is under way at hospitals in the west and northwest.
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.
The Health Information and Quality Authority has today published the report of its investigation into the safety, quality and standards of services provided by the Health Service Executive (HSE) to patients, including pregnant women, at risk of clinical deterioration, including those provided in University Hospital Galway (UHG) and as reflected in, among other things, the care and treatment provided to Savita Halappanavar.
It is with some trepidation that politicians read the Grassroots column in the Galway Advertiser. Having escaped its wrath for the past six years, there was a sense of inevitability when my own political travails finally came into the firing line of the column here last week.
The board of the Galway and Roscommon University Hospital Group are awaiting the publication of the HIQA report into the death of Savita Halappanavar at University Hospital Galway (UHG) in October last year before a decision will be made as to what action, if any, will be taken against clinicians charged with her care.
A report by the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) into the death of Savita Halappanavar is due to be published by the end of the summer, the first public meeting of the board of the Galway and Roscommon University Hospitals Group heard this week.
The HSE West has assured the 3,500 mothers-to-be who attend University Hospital Galway that key safety measures have been implemented following the tragic death of 31-year-old Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar at the hospital following a miscarriage in late October.
Local TD Denis Naughten has voiced concern that the new hospital grouping plans, along with the ongoing HIQA report into maternity services, may detrimentally impact on the provision of maternity services in Portiuncula Hospital.
The chairman of the HSE’s clinical review team, set up to examine the death of Savita Halappanavar, was to hold a meeting with her husband’s representatives yesterday afternoon, the first such meeting since the conclusion of an eight-day coronor’s inquest.