Eilish Hardiman, CEO of the Children’s Hospital Group, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar, Jace O’Rourke (2-and-a-half-months-old) and John Pollock of the  National Paediatric Hospital Development Board  celebrate  the granting of permission for the new children’s hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

1993: A single tertiary paediatric hospital based in Dublin is proposed by the faculty of paediatrics at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. (...)

PJ Cahill, a paramedic from Kilnagarbet, Stradone, Co Cavan outside  the Four Courts for the second day of his High Court action for damages. Photograph: Collins Courts

A paramedic who has sued for nervous shock after witnessing the death of his colleague who fell out of an ambulance has told the High Court he suffere(...)

1993: A single tertiary paediatric hospital based in Dublin is proposed by the faculty of paediatrics at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. I(...)

Outgoing Hiqa chief executive Tracey Cooper: “I wouldn’t say we were the safest [health service]. We still have quite a long way to go.” Photograph: Eric Luke

After eight years running a rule over the Irish health service, the head of the State’s health watchdog has some good things to say about the syste(...)

Transparency and top-ups
  • Health
  • December 4, 2013, 01:00

The public deserves clear unambiguous answers on top-ups paid to senior personnel within voluntary hospitals and health agencies. The issues include (...)