Irish PM accuses Savita Halappanavar's husband of being uncooperative
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The investigation into her death was thrown into turmoileven before it got off the ground after the Health Service Executive (HSE) on Monday named three Galway hospital consultants on the inquiry panel.
Within 24 hours they had been axed amid concerns of a conflict of interest.
The inquiry Chairman, internationally-recognised Arulkumaran, head of obstetrics and gynaecology at St George's University of London, has offered face-to-face talks with Savita to address his concerns.
The family's solicitor Gerard O'Donnell has dismissed calls for a meeting.
"To do so would be in some way to acquiesce with the investigation or the person appointed by the HSE to investigate," O'Donnell said.
The legal team has also threatened not to allow access to Savita's medical notes and demanded a public inquiry with an opportunity to cross-examine medics.
A rights watchdog, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), backed calls for an independent inquiry.
Earlier, Irish Minister for Health Reilly said he had a duty of care to women to ensure there were not any unsafe practices in Galway University Hospital, where Savita died.
He said he wanted the Health Service Executive to get on with the investigation as quickly as possible.
Praveen told The Irish Times he and Savita's parents wanted a full public inquiry funded by the Department of Health and not by the HSE.
He said the removal of the three consultants from Galway University Hospital from the inquiry, announced by Kenny in the Parliament yesterday, was not enough.
"I am not happy with it. They just set up a panel and didn't consult us at all. I am not happy with the HSE. The HSE are the ones who messed up Savita's care. Basically I am insisting on a public inquiry."