Minister for Justice  Alan Shatter who said the legislation would lead to better outcomes for patients without generating large increases in costs to the taxpayer.

The Government has started work on “open disclosure” legislation which would allow medical professionals to inform patients and their families of medi(...)

The successful nominees were selected from a list of candidates put forward by the Judicial Appointments Advisory Board.

The Government has nominated senior counsels Marie Baker and Bronagh O’Hanlon and solicitor Max Barrett for appointment by the President to the High C(...)

Controversy continues over Minister for Finance Michael Noonan’s budget speech on “gold-plated” policies. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

HARRY McGEE More than half the people with health insurance policies will be hit by the Government’s controversial decision to reduce tax relief on pr(...)

The chances of Irish hospital patients dying after surgery are 2.6 times higher here than in the UK, said Dr Áine Carroll, the(...)