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Healthcare Policy

Dáil Éireann Debate, Tuesday - 2 November 2021

Tuesday, 2 November 2021

Questions (1141)

Holly Cairns


1141. Deputy Holly Cairns asked the Minister for Health if he will establish a committee unit to study stillbirth and neonatal death as a public health issue and to make recommendations for reducing the number of stillbirths and neonatal deaths, including testing and screening for group B strep, vasa praevia, pre-eclampsia and intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy. [53363/21]

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Written answers (Question to Health)

The National Women & Infants Health Programme was established within the HSE to lead the management, organisation and delivery of maternity, gynaecology and neonatal services. I am therefore referring this enquiry to the HSE for direct reply to you, as soon as possible.