The college’s programme in Bahrain has been accredited for five years by the Irish Medical Board. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland programme in Bahrain has been accredited by the Irish Medical Council for a period of five years following (...)

University Hospital Galway: one of the Saolta group of hospitals, along with Mayo General Hospital, Sligo Regional Hospital, Roscommon Hospital and Letterkenny General Hospital. Photograph: Eric Luke

The HSE has directed its internal audit unit to review the circumstances of how a private company won a contract to install critical quality and safe(...)

Minister for Eduction  Jan O’Sullivan: We have seen an increase in the number of Chinese students studying at graduate and postgraduate level in Ireland.”   Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

One of the great Irish exports to China has been education, and Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan was in China last week on a trade mis(...)

Dr Susan O’Reilly: taking over as chief executive of the Dublin-Midlands Hospitals Group. Photograph: Frank Miller

The new chief executive of the group of public hospitals in Dublin and the midlands will be paid nearly €220,000 a year, it has emerged.The HSE said(...)

The points requirement for CAO courses were bound to rise this year for a variety of reasons, including more students sitting the Leaving Cert. Photograph: Frank Miller

Points requirements for CAO courses were bound to rise this year for a number of factors, including the increased numbers of students sitting the Leav(...)

Beaux Lane House is at the rear of St Stephen’s Green shopping centre

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is to sell an office block at the back of the St Stephen’s Green shopping centre in Dublin.The proceeds of th(...)

Hope Kudryashova from Jobstown, Dublin, one of 250 doctors from 26 countries who graduated from the College of Surgeons yesterday. Photograph: Ray Lohan/RCSI

The route from Jobstown in west Dublin to the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin’s city centre is a flat 10km or so. But for Hope Kudryashova, it is (...)

Medical students are now being taught how to search and critically appraise the best ‘evidence-based medicine’. Photograph: Thinkstock

We assume that the medicine we receive is evidence based and up to date, but in fact it can take an average of 17 years for evidence to filter down to(...)

The competition for the chief operations officer posts is is confined to staff of the HSE, other statutory health agencies, the Department of Health and bodies which provide services on behalf of the HSE

The HSE has eliminated the mandatory third-level educational requirement for senior management positions in its new hospital groups.The HSE has told (...)

The main goal of the study is to produce information on online child abuse for law enforcement and industry that is ‘like a checklist’.

Irish researchers are to begin a study to gain a better understanding of online child abuse in order to help prevent such behaviour and protect childr(...)