RCSI chief executive Prof Cathal Kelly: said he was “not an advocate or apologist for the government or the country” but Bahrain had made strides in economic developmentbut Bahrain had made strides in economic development.

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has robustly defended its operations in Bahrain, saying it is acting as a “valuable bridge” bet(...)

Ian Carter, the HSE’s director of acute services: warned of further dysfunction if the Government kept taking money out of the system. Photograph: Dave Meehan.

Hospital consultants are emigrating at the rate of three a month because of deteriorating working conditions, lower pay and “unrelenting” budget cuts,(...)

Dr Denis Evoy, president of IHCA , addressing the association’s annual conference in Maynooth on Saturday. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The death of Savita Halappanavar was a great disaster not only for her family but also for the obstetrician who treated her, according to the presiden(...)