Category Archives: Lourdes Hospital Report

Comments and extracts from Report of the Lourdes Hopital Inquiry into the extraordianry levels of peripartum hysterectomy there, carried out by Dr. Neary and others.

A Vignette From Dr. Neary’s Heyday

Miss Fitz was a student midwife in Lourdes hospital while Dr. Neary was the consultant there. I recall so vividly a day that this man was going to do the ward rounds. Well in advance, we were sent around to … Continue reading

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Doctors Push Back in Neary affair

Neary Apologia Pg 1 Originally uploaded by Editor_Tupp. While the rest of Blogland have been discussing page 3 of this week’s Sunday Times, I was more interested in the story that ran on the Front page, and carried on to … Continue reading

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Irish Times Article – Consultants who cleared Neary face inquiry

Irish Times Article – Consultants who cleared Neary face inquiry I look forward to seeing the outcome of this. They were not named in Judge Harding Clark’s report but The Irish Times has established that they were: Prof Walter Prendiville, … Continue reading

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Seanad Debate on Lourdes Report

Copernicus, of the thoughtful Midnight Court quotes Senator Geraldine Feeney’s statement regarding Michael Neary. I’ll repeat some of those quotes here. All of them are worth reading. He also suggested that Senator Mary Henry’s statement, made as both a Senator … Continue reading

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Reconstruction of Neary’s Fitness to Practice Hearings

Maman Poulet tells me that Vincent Browne is running reconstructions of Micheal Neary’s Fitness to Practice hearings. These are the hearings of the Irish Medical Council, not evidence from the Lourdes Inquiry report. She quotes a line from Neary, telling … Continue reading

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Commentary on Lourdes Report

From Sarah Carey’s valuable reflection on the meaning of the Neary scandal The Neary saga could only happen where an authority — be it religious, civil, medical or military — is permitted to operate without question and where professionals instinctively … Continue reading

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The Lourdes Hospital Inquiry

Readers ought to be aware that the editor may have a new bee buzzing about his bonnet. To add to his usual mix of fretting over Digital Rights and access to the Four Courts he has decided to take a … Continue reading

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