Dr David Hickey, who founded the programme, but retired last December said “you can’t just flick a switch and call it a transplant centre. Who is going to do the work?” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The national pancreas transplantation programme is to be transferred from Dublin’s Beaumont Hospital to St Vincent’s hospital from next month, accordi(...)

Twenty medical consultants gave up private practice last year  because of rapidly rising cost of indemnity cover, an Oireachtas committee has been told

Twenty medical consultants gave up private practice last year and more are expected to do so this year because of the rapidly rising cost of indemnity(...)

 Larry Goodman:   owns Breccia which bought into the Blackrock Clinic after health insurer Bupa  sold its 56% shareholding. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A shareholder in Dublin’s Blackrock Clinic claims a company controlled by businessman Larry Goodman, along with a number of others, have engineered a (...)

The quiz, which usually raises up to €2,500 annually, is at christmasquiz.ie

John McGann’s annual charity Christmas Quiz started with three families in 1998. He took their answers over the phone.The next year, 12 families took (...)

Dr Maurice Neligan.

Sports concussion expert Dr Micky Collins is the keynote speaker at UPMC Beacon orthopaedic summit next Saturday at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin which (...)

My friend, your columnist and the much lamented fount of medical wisdom, the late Maurice Neligan, must be having a wry smile at heaven’(...)