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Olivia Kearney’s High Court case about a Symphysiotomy

It is estimated that 1,500 women unknowingly and without consent underwent symphysiotomies during childbirth between 1944 and 1992. Survivors were left with severe lifelong after effects, including extreme pain, impaired mobility, incontinence and depression. Olivia Kearney was awarded €450,000 by the High Court a couple of weeks ago. Essentially, her […]