Nurse Donna Chavez, who worked in Our Lady’s Hospital in Crumlin, was found guilty of  professional misconduct

A nurse who gave the wrong dose of drugs to a baby in intensive care and deliberately hid her error, has been found guilty of professional misconduct.(...)

Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD): used in conjunction with IVF to screen embryos for specific genetic disorders before they are implanted into a woman to try to achieve  a pregancy. Photograph: Bill Davis/Newsday

Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin, Dublin, stopped referring patients abroad for a controversial reproductive treatment after receiving leg(...)

Eilish Hardiman, chief executive of the group overseeing the merger of the three children’s hospital: said there were “issues” with the functioning of genetics

A plan to dismantle the State’s only national service for families with genetic conditions will lead to a “huge clinical risk” to patients and create(...)

The site of the proposed national children’s hospital, at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The three Dublin children’s hospitals say no decisions have been made about the future use of their buildings and land once the new national children(...)

Prof Owen Smith, haematologist, and Dr Michael Capra, oncologist, at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin: certain treatments abroad are “giving hope we believe is unrealistic. In some cases I have said, what you are doing will harm your child”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Some treatments offered abroad “give hope which we believe is unrealistic and without foundation”, say two of Ireland’s leading children’s doctors.In (...)

Our Lady’s Childrens Hospital Crumlin: the wait time for walk-in patients not requiring general anaesthetic or sedation is up to 11 months, according to internal correspondence seen by The Irish Times.

Sick children are having to wait up to two years to have a MRI scan carried out at the State’s largest paediatric hospital because of a lack of resour(...)

Adrian and Áine Hendrick with children Róisín (4), Eoin (3), Amy (5 months) and Aoife, in photograph, who died of leukemia in August 2012, at home in Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 was a great day for five-year-old cancer patient Aoife Hendrick. Not only were her parents told she was being discha(...)

It’s an approach that more and more people are considering taking. Rather than spending €4,000 or so every year on an insurance policy for your family(...)

Health Minister Dr James Reilly TD in 2012 announcing that  St James Hospital Dublin would be the location for the new National Children’s Hospital Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

A group of healthcare professionals led by hospital developer and consultant orthopaedic surgeon Jimmy Sheehan has announced proposals to build the ne(...)

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly launching the SafeFood campaign on childhood obesity this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Scientists have found a link in children as young as six years of age between childhood obesity and the later development of type 2 diabetes, cancer a(...)