Nina Murray: she says the cost of her high-grade compression bandaging is €3,340 per year, and the total cost of her yearly treatment is €6,390.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Nina Murray diagnosed her own condition before medics could shed any light on the problem. After consulting “Dr Google”, she asked her GP whether t(...)

Mary Fitzpatrick of Sufferers Of Unique Narcolepsy Disorder (Sound) talks to reporters   after a  High Court hearing. Photograph: Collins

The Health Service Executive has withdrawn and apologised for a letter sent to families warning them it would not reimburse medical expenses where leg(...)

When news of the tragic death of Savita Halappanavar broke on November 13th, 2012, the glare of the world’s media spotlight suddenly turned to the Sta(...)

Staffing levels were ‘normal’ and ‘adequate’ on the wards at Galway University Hospital caring for Savita Halappanavar in the days before her death, the HSE’s national director for quality and patient safety has said.

Medical practitioners will receive special training in the recognition and management of sepsis in order to prevent serious infections similar to that(...)

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