February 19, 2024
Sodium Valproate (Epilim) Inquiry
In November 2020, the Minister for Health, Mr Stephen Donnelly, announced that an inquiry would take place into the historical licensing and use of the epilepsy drug Sodium Valproate (also...
Avril Scally, Partner and Head of the Medical Negligence Team contributed to the Saturday View with Vinny O’Brien on Midlands 103 Radio in a topical discussion examining recent developments at Temple Street.
It follows the Children’s Health Ireland recent report which outlines the findings and key recommendations from both an internal and an external review of Spina Bifida patients at Temple Street Children’s Hospital.
Amanda Couglan Santry, founder and co-lead of the Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Paediatric Advocacy Group for Children outlined the current position in Ireland with regard to Spina Bifida.
Listen to the segment from 1:46 and hear Avril’s thoughts on the findings of the report and the options open to families affected from 12:40 onwards.
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