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Support Partners To Be Given Maternity Access From Next Month

Support partners will be allowed access to maternity units from next month. It will apply between 8a...
Ben Finnegan
Ben Finnegan

12:23 PM - 21 Oct 2021



Support Partners To Be Given M...

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Support Partners To Be Given Maternity Access From Next Month

Ben Finnegan
Ben Finnegan

12:23 PM - 21 Oct 2021



Support partners will be allowed access to maternity units from next month.

It will apply between 8am and 9pm everyday, while 24-hour access will be given in distressing circumstances or if delivery is expected.

 

The Health Minister says all hospitals will provide access for a nominated support partner.

Covid-19 restrictions have caused issues for expecting mothers and their partners for the past 18 months, with some maternity units granting access, and others not.



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Health Minister Maternity Mothers Pregnancy Stephen Donnelly

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