Ireland vows free, fair inquiry in Savita Halappanavar abortion case

Savita Halappanavar abortion case

"After that evidence is taken then we will analyse (it) and there might be incidents where we might want to ask further questions and we will address these further questions to these individuals concerned," he said.

Other members of the probe team are Cathriona Molloy, a founding member of patient advocacy group Patient Focus; Cora McCaughan is co-chair of the HSE's national incident management team; Geraldine Keohane is director of midwifery and nursing at Cork University Maternity Hospital; John J Morrison is consultant obstetrician gynaecologist at Galway University Hospital (GUH); Catherine Fleming is consultant in infectious diseases at GUH; Brian Harte is consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care at GUH.

Meanwhile, Savita's husband Praveen Halappanavar demanded removal of Morrison, Fleming and Harte from the probe team as are the employees of Galway University Hospital.

Praveen, arrived back in Ireland from India on Sunday, said he would made the request through his solicitor.

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