The Magdalene Survivors Together group has said that the Minister for Health, Simon Harris is totally out of touch with the majority of people in Ireland over the new National Maternity Hospital.
They said that the proposed ‘gifting’ of the new hospital to the Sisters of Charity has angered many women who passed through the religious order’s institutions in the past.
Chairman Stephen O’Riordan, said they’re now calling for the minister’s resignation.
He said “Their faith and their ethical views and the code of practice of how they operate as an organisation is in complete contrast to how the majority of women might feel in the context of receiving medical care.
“If that is not a reason for us to be really concerned then the Minister doesn’t understand the role or conflict of interest.”
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