Savita Halappanavar's death has highlighted how the ban [on termination] even can prevent women with life-threatening medical conditions getting an abortion in Irish hospitals.

She had turned up at UHG on 21 October and was found to be miscarrying but died of septicaemia a week later. She had asked medical staff several times over a three-day period to terminate the pregnancy. -- [Guardian]

-- Irish Times: Woman 'denied a termination' dies in hospital
-- Guardian: Ireland 'should change abortion law' after woman's death

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