Prof Damian McCormack and a  Justice for Bahrain Medical protest outside the Dáil yesterday.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Concerns have been raised over a forthcoming inspection of the Royal College of Surgeons’ Bahrain-based university by the Irish Medical Council. The v(...)

Plate 19 from Cellari’s Macrocosmica, an illuminated celestial atlas. Image: The Board of Trinity College Dublin 5:15

Fancy a stroll through the streets of Paris or London as they would have looked in 1650? How about flying over a 3D battle plan showing the placement (...)

The Irish College of General Practitioners has added its voice to growing concern among health professionals at the enactment of abortion legislation without clinical guidelines.

The Irish College of General Practitioners has added its voice to growing concern among health professionals at the enactment this week of the new (...)

Ben Robinson: 
a schoolboy rugby player who has become the
first person in Northern Ireland to die from second impact syndrome, a coroner has ruled. Photograph: PA

Medical experts have said higher standards of safeguarding against concussion in rugby must be adopted following the death of a teenage player. Benjam(...)

Benjamin Robinson: died from second impact syndrome. Photograph: PA
Warning over head impacts in young
  • Health
  • September 4, 2013, 01:02

Sports concussions need to be treated more seriously, particularly among vulnerable underage competitors whose brains are still developing, medical pr(...)

The chancellor of the National University of Ireland (NUI) has spoken of “the centrality of human rights in the work of medical graduates” during a(...)

Nabeel Rajab outside his home in Manama last year, holding some of the teargas canisters that had been fired into his house. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Medical ethics is apparently too sensitive an issue to discuss in Bahrain following the cancelling of an international conference that was bein(...)