Professor John R Higgins, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Clinical Director Maternity Directorate, Fidelma Harrington, Acting CMM3 Ultrasound; and Michelle Twohig, patient from Cork. Photo: Gerard McCarthy Photography

The Maternity Directorate of the South/South West Hospital Group (S/SWHG) has today announced that all pregnant women will have equal access to a mid-Trimester fetal anatomy scan, carried out between 21 and 23 weeks.

The S/SWHG Maternity Directorate operates four maternity units, including Cork University Maternity Hospital (CUMH), alongside the maternity units in University Hospital Waterford (UHW), University Hospital Kerry (UHK) and South Tipperary General Hospital (STGH).

Photos: Gerard McCarthy Photography