Health Minister meets Senator Keaveney on infant post mortem issue

first_img Previous articleCouncillor launches attack on County ManagerNext articleCoughlan cautious about latest growth figures News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Health Minister meets Senator Keaveney on infant post mortem issue Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Google+ Pinterest Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry By News Highland – December 17, 2009 Twitter WhatsAppcenter_img Pinterest Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Health Minsiter “looking into the issues”Health Minister Mary Harney has met briefly with Senator Cecilia Keavney to discuss the lack of arrangements for infant post mortem examinations in Donegal.The possibility of a cross border agreement for the sharing of services was one of the issues discussed.The lack of a designated Pediatric Pathologist above the Galway to Dublin line came into focus in tragic circumstances recently when a young Buncrana couple had to travel to Dublin on a minibus with their infant’s coffin on their knees.Minister Harney said the HSE is currently developing a Code of Practice for Post Mortem Services, a development Senator Keavney is welcoming.She says arrangements for Donegal must be included in that code of practice: [podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/cecil830.mp3[/podcast] WhatsApp Facebook Google+ Facebook Newslast_img read more