The meetings will be with an external obstetrician, midwife and, where necessary, paediatrician. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Almost 100 women who have concerns over the care they received in Irish maternity units when delivering their babies are being offered meetings with (...)

Dr Peter Van Geene. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A ruling on the Medical Council inquiry into consultant gynaecologist Peter van Geene is not expected until the end of this month after the inquiry w(...)

Joan and John Mulcair.

A Limerick couple have rejected the HSE’s apology over their newborn daughter’s death in the local maternity hospital in 2009 as “six years too late”.(...)

Joan and John Mulcair, whose baby Caoimhe died 39 minutes after birth at Limerick maternity hospital.

For five years the Health Service Executive denied in face- to-face meetings and correspondence that any errors had been made in the handling of ba(...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene during the Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry at Kingram House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

An obstetrician accused of poor professional performance should have stopped carrying out hysterectomies if there were repeated complications, a Medic(...)

The publication of a review commissioned by the Health Service Executive, following concerns raised by women in the aftermath of revelations about bab(...)

The Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise. A review which looked at case notes of 28 births about which concerns have been raised, many in Portlaoise, has been published.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times.

Women who suffer adverse events in Irish maternity units should be provided with the results of a review into their case within two months, a new repo(...)

HSE director general Tony O’Brien: appointed a three-person investigation team comprising experts from the UK to examine management and clinical failures at Portlaoise hospital. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Patient dissatisfaction with the health service has soared, with almost 20,000 complaints made about the Health Service Executive or voluntary hospita(...)

Prof Robert Harrison, who resigned as chairman of the Institute of Obstetricians after ‘The Irish Times’ published details of correspondence to Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Institute of Obstetricians has withdrawn a controversial letter questioning the appointment of two women who lost babies at Portlaoise hospital to(...)

Walls Construction completed €50 million worth of private hospital work for the Mater and Blackrock in Dublin

PJ Walls has spun off its profitable building business from its indebted holding company in a €10 million-plus deal partially backed by some of its s(...)