There’s a report in today’s Irish Times, giving a time-line of the events around Savita’s management and death.
If this is accurate, it describes a midwife missing a fully dilated cervix uteri.
A termination was refused — “this is the law” — yet it was appreciated that the pregnancy was doomed, and that a delivery was inevitable.
The comment about “the law” is at variance with guidance provided through the Irish Medical Council.
Read it here: