Health

Archive for the ‘Justice and Defence’ Category

Health, Justice and Defence, Women's Rights

Today decision by the high court to reject Aja Teehan’s bid to overturn the HSE’s refusal to allow her a home birth is a bitter disappointment but the campaign will go on.

Ms Teehan claimed that the HSE was unlawful in refusing to consider the merits of her application. She claimed that instead of looking at the individual case it simply applied a blanket policy to disallow her choice of a home birth. Ms Teehan believes that this refusal is a breach of her constitutional and human rights.
Read More