Dr Sardar Ali, a former consultant respiratory physician at Roscommon General Hospital, denies five allegations of poor professional performance. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins

The alleged failure of a doctor to look into a patient’s low blood platelet count, was a “significant omission” an expert witness told the Medi(...)

Former president of the Medical Council Dr Colm Quigley (right) is facing nine allegations of poor professional performance. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An expert witness told a Medical Council fitness to practise committee yesterday the system used to track medical records by the former preside(...)