Getting Your Records Back from the Scheme

TO ALL SURVIVORS OF SYMPHYSIOTOMY WHO APPLIED TO THE PAYMENT SCHEME AND THEIR FAMILIES You may have seen the controversy over the plan to destroy medical records held by the Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme. The Assessor has announced that all records

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SoS Submission to UN Human Rights Council

The UN will carry out a review of Ireland in 2016. Read our submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council: This submission outlines the torture, and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment, perpetrated on three generations of women in Ireland

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Please get in touch with your experience of State Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme

Following reports that so many applications to the Payment Scheme have been turned down, we are appealing to any woman who has been rejected by the Assessor of the State Symphysiotomy Payment Scheme to get in touch. We would also

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Cover up of records unearthed

Thousands of hospital records containing evidence of symphysiotomy withheld in ‘careful’ and ‘systematic’ cover up Maternity care records have emerged showing the State has failed to investigate the practice of symphysiotomy. Marie O’Connor, Chairperson of Survivors of Symphyiotomy, the national

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SoS to meet Health Minister to discuss symphysiotomy

The national membership group for survivors of symphysiotomy has finally been invited to Hawkins House. Survivors of Symphysiotomy, the group founded in 2002, has been invited to meet the Minister for Health tomorrow at 11.00 at the Department of Health.

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Video: Clare Daly calls for action toward justice for survivors of symphysiotomy

Dublin North TD Clare Daly today called upon the government to take immediate steps toward justice for the survivors of symphysiotomy in Ireland. Speaking during leader’s questions the United Left Alliance TD spoke at length about the unique needs of

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Irish Examiner calls for Taoiseach examine redress for symphysiotomy cases.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 In the Irish Examiner today Terry Prone calls for Enda Kenny to show leadership on the issue of symphysiotomy now that matters are beginning to come to head with the imminent publication of the Walsh Report

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Is the publication of the Walsh Report into symphysiotomy now imminent

Is the publication of the Walsh Report into Symphysiotomy in Ireland imminent? On Tuesday 16th July Kerry South TD Michael Healy-Rae received a written answer from Minister James Reilly to a Parliamentary Question about meetings related to symphysiotomy involving Health

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Symphysiotomy and human rights

This article first appeared in Human Rights Ireland and is by the Chairperson of SOS, Marie O’Connor. The¬†Statute of Limitations (Amendment) Bill 2013¬†for survivors of symphysiotomy is now before the Select Committee on Justice of the Irish Parliament. Its passage

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SoS Ireland gives a guarded welcome to Government support of their Bill.

Survivors of Symphysiotomy have given a guarded welcome to the announcement that the Government would not oppose the Second State of their Bill setting aside the statute bar for survivors, but have called for its speedy enactment. SoS has welcomed

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