Maynooth University is taking part in Kildare Expo 2015

Several major multinationals will join semi-state firms in an initiative entitled “Meet the buyer”, organised by the North Kildare Chamber of Commerce(...)

The maker of one of the world’s most expensive medicines, whose price has been described by the HSE as “exorbitant” and “astronomical”, have refused t(...)

Mental Health Reform director Dr Shari McDaid has welcomed the HSE’s decision to introduce full-time supports for those experiencing mental health difficulties. Photograph: Alan Betson

An umbrella group representing mental health charities in Ireland has welcomed the HSE’s decision to introduce full-time supports for those experienc(...)

A documentary showing staff mistreating residents at a Co Mayo centre for adults with intellectual disabilities depicts “evil acts”, according to Phelim Quinn, the chief executive of the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) . Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A documentary showing staff mistreating residents at a Co Mayo centre for adults with intellectual disabilities depicts “evil acts”, the chief executi(...)

Cork University Hospital, where Nurse Houlihan claimed agency payments on top of her salary. Photograph: Google Street View.

A nurse who worked at Cork University Hospital billed an agency for her time while also receiving a salary from the hospital, a Nursing and Midwifery (...)

Edmund and Karen O’Mahony, from Blarney, Co Cork,   leaving the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins

The parents of a man with locked-in syndrome have told the High Court they have lost confidence in the HSE as a provider of services for their severel(...)

In its response to the audit, Positive Action said it had made all documents available to the auditors and had attempted in good faith to respond to all request for information. Photograph: iStockPhoto

Five directors of Positive Action told a HSE internal audit team investigating the group’s spending over several years they felt the audit was an “(...)

A central lab in Ireland would mean having the flexibility to reassign staff and resources to deal with problems when they become acute.

What happens to the samples you give in hospital? Patients are routinely asked to give samples of urine, sputum and blood. After a few hours, or somet(...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine  said it was particularly tragic that Elaine Lennon (above) had sustained her injuries at a time when she and her partner were about to embark upon life as parents to their daughter Claudia. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former opera singer who is severely disabled following failures to properly diagnose the cause of her headaches has been awarded some €755,000 to(...)

The Cabinet has decided to reinstate of thousands of discretionary medical cards which were withdrawn during the recent review process.

Some 15,000 people with serious medical conditions who lost discretionary medical cards after an eligibility review will have them returned following (...)