Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has urged the Oireachtas banking inquiry to complete its work and publish a report by next January. The committee hel(...)

According to her solicitor, the nurse in question has suffered greatly over the past year as a result of her actions

A home-help nurse who regularly stole money from a 97-year-old, wheelchair-bound woman has been found guilty on two counts of professional misconduct (...)

Women who eat fish regularly during pregnancy have children with better developmental outcomes, a seminar has heard. File photograph: Katie Collins/PA Wire

Women who eat fish regularly during pregnancy have children with better developmental outcomes, a seminar on mother and baby health has been told. The(...)

The HSE deducted money from payments to GPs after investigating 121 complaints about charging for phlebotomy services in the past three years.

More than €8,000 has been refunded to medical-card patients after the Health Service Executive (HSE) ruled its GPs were wrongly charging them for bloo(...)

Hundreds of women who donated blood in the past 18 months may have been anaemic or become so after the device missed women with an iron deficiency. Photograph: Getty Images

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS) says it was not told about previous problems with a testing device blamed for providing inaccurate results (...)

“Using the private sector to make up for the absence of beds in the public system is a backward step,” said the chair of the Irish Medical Organisation’s GP committee Dr Ray Walley. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Mater hospital in Dublin plans to reduce overcrowding in its emergency department this winter by diverting excess patients to private hospitals.(...)

Patients with pancreatic cancer tend to present late because the disease has few early symptoms. By then, the tumour tends to be large and well established, making surgical intervention largely unsuccessful. Photograph: PA

Survival rates for pancreatic cancer could be significantly improved by a pioneering treatment developed by scientists at the University of Ulster. Re(...)

The man, who was in his 20s, died in  Terminal 2 on Saturday afternoon. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A man who died while in custody at Dublin Airport had been refused permission to enter the State and was awaiting deportation. The Garda Ombudsman sai(...)

An aerial view of the site for the new National Children’s Hospital at the St James’s Hospital campus in Dublin.

An Bord Pleanála is to consider calls from objectors to the proposed National Children’s Hospital at St James’s Hospital in Dublin for the live-stream(...)

Emergency medecine consultant at Tallght hospital Dr Jean O’Sullivan made a complaint in 2011.

Tallaght hospital has promised an early investigation of allegations by a consultant that she suffered intimidation for advocating for patients in the(...)