Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has warned that the Child and Family Relationships Bill will bring donor-assisted human reproduction in Ireland to an end. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has warned that the Child and Family Relationships Bill(...)

Under the proposals from the expert group report, it will no longer be possible to administer the controversial ECT to a person who has capacity and does not consent to the treatment. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

A major review of health legislation due to be published today will change how people suffering(...)

Minister of State Kathleen Lynch  says the review aims to give a stronger voice to the individual . Photograph: Alan Betson

(...);Children should have a standalone section of the new Mental Health Act with child- appropriate guiding principles(...)

‘The proposed piecemeal assisted reproduction legislation is unacceptably proscriptive. The register it proposes represents an intolerable intrusion into the lives of subfertile couples and stigmatises them and their children.’ Photograph: Getty Images

(...) regulations is an attempt to outlaw anonymous egg and sperm donation and force every donor-conceived child to(...)

(...) child recalled within weeks for further examination.“These represent a failure of the public health(...)

(...) said.Health and Safety Authority inspector David Barry said fatalities resulting from slurry gas were(...)

 Dr Helen Buckley: chair of National Review Panel in 2013 that revealed  almost 40 children and young people died while in State care in 2011 and 2012

The Health and Information Quality Authority (Hiqa) has published new standards designed to ensure(...)

Girls’ dissatisfaction with their bodies often stems from comparing themselves to friends in photographs and ‘selfies’ on social media, and they start restricting what they eat as a result. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) in a realistic way.“We can’t get to a point where we are afraid to tell a child they are overweight(...)

As one of my boys is 12 and prepubescent, I’m concerned about telling him about his dad before he has established his own sexual identity. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) if he tells them first in a child-centred way that they can understand. This could be either with you(...)

‘The combination of the physio, the pelvic floor exercises and the special compression sports shorts turned my whole life around’

Down, developed urinary incontinence (UI) after the birth of her first child 25 years ago and did not(...)