MInister for Health Dr James Reilly is hugged by Natasha Molyneaux, mother of Nathan, following the Department of Health press conference on the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A number of healthcare professionals at the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise are facing disciplinary investigations by their regulatory bod(...)

Roisin and Mark Molloy at Leinster House earlier this month seeking cross-party support for independent Hiqa inquiries into all baby deaths in Portlaoise hospital. Photograph: Eric Luke

Families whose babies died in the maternity unit at the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise have welcomed recommendations to address what t(...)

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly has asked for a report to be drawn up on the matter and said he would take ‘whatever actions need to be taken to further make sure that this doesn’t happen again’.

The Health Service Executive has apologised “unequivocally” to four families whose babies died during or shortly after birth in the Midland Regional H(...)