The television ad for the HSE’s BreastCheck service aims to promote a “positive attitude” towards screening for women aged 50-64

A new advertising campaign for the HSE’s BreastCheck service uses “relatable women in everyday environments” to encourage women in the target age grou(...)

A father who sued over alleged sub-standard care given to his son while in a respite home more than 20 years ago has settled his High Court action against the HSE and the Cope Foundation. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A father who sued over alleged sub-standard care given to his son while in a respite home more than 20 years ago has settled his High Court action. Da(...)

Retired nurses and permanent employees who wanted more flexible working hours applied to join the Nursing Bank, an initiative put in place by the HSE to cope with chronic nursing shortages.  File photograph: Jean-Philippe Ksiazek/AFP/Getty Images

A psychiatric nurse who retired with a pension and lump sum before going back to work in order to fill in for staff shortages has been awarded a secon(...)

The prohibition order for Alimentara Transilvania was in relation to a white lorry used by the store which contained 144 tins of cheese, 62 bags of pickled cabbage and 31 bags of frozen pork of unspecified origin.

Two businesses were issued with food enforcement orders in March, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).Millars Restaurant in Bally(...)

The Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Hiqa’s draft report reflected ‘a subjective and selective approach’, said HSE director general Tony O’Brien. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Health Information and Quality Authority’s draft report into Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, contains some factual inaccuracies, lacks c(...)

Veronica Honan with Cian, her 10-year-old son: ‘Cian was able to hold a spoon and to self-feed, but he can no longer do so.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Children with profound special needs are suffering severely due to cutbacks in therapies and in respite care places at a Dublin-based centre, accordin(...)

Fianna Fáil spokesman on mental health, disability and special needs Colm Keaveney obtained data showing hundreds of children with special needs are awaiting support. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 700 children with special educational needs are on waiting lists in Dublin and Cork for early intervention supports from the HSE, new figure(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar told the Dáil last week that the Government was committed to achieving compliance with the provisions of the directive. Photograph: The Irish Times

It will be 2017 at the earliest before most non-consultant hospital doctors see their working hours complying with limits set out in an EU directiv(...)

The Health Service Executive paid out almost €67 million in compensation for medical malpractice during birth procedures over the last five years, (...)

The HSE intends to use the premises as a community and step-down facility for patients who have completed treatment in acute hospitals.Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Heath Service Executive is expected to provide more details next week on its plans for operating the former Mount Carmel private hospital in Dubli(...)