Prof Martin Corbally  ended up before the Medical Council, whose fitness-to-practise committee found him guilty of poor professional performance, over an operation carried out incorrectly in 2010 on a two-year-old girl. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The system for adjudicating on professional complaints against doctors is in disarray following the Supreme Court’s dismissal of a case brought by the(...)

Last week a national news story broke that made me feel a jarring sense of personal guilt. Well, perhaps guilt is an overstatement, but after r(...)

There should be a wraparound service of care from the moment of a child’s diagnosis.

When RTÉ gets things wrong, it tends to get it in the neck, not least from this writer. However, sometimes it gets things very, very right, as (...)