Residents of the West Point slum wait for food aid during the second day of the government’s Ebola quarantine on their neighbourhood in Monrovia, Liberia, on Thursday. Photograph: John Moore/Getty Images)

There will be “suspect” cases of Ebola infection in Ireland for some time, one of the State’s most senior health officials has said. Dr Kevin Kelleher(...)

 Coloured scanning electron micrograph image  of a cervical cancer cell. About 250 women are diagnosed with cervical cancer in Ireland each year, with 80 patients dying of it.

More than 44,000 schoolgirls have been protected against developing cervical cancer as adults, health chiefs have said.The HSE revealed the number of(...)

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly said he would be seeking reassurances from the HSE and Beaumont Hospital that the protocols in place were sufficient. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Up to 50 patients and families affected by the CJD scare at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin made contact with the hospital’s helpline today. A hospital sp(...)

Minister for Health, James Reilly: will be seeking reassurances that protocols to prevent a recurrence are sufficient. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

PAUL CULLENThe Health Service Executive has said it doesn’t know the exact risk faced by patients who were operated on with instruments used on a pati(...)

There were 72,225 births registered in 2012.

A drop of 4.7 per cent in the number of births to teenage girls last year has been welcomed by the Health Service Executive’s crisis pregnancy program(...)