The 17-year-old driver of a car has been killed and three others injured when their vehicle crashed in North Cork this afternoon. The acc(...)

Minister of State for Primary Care Alex White TD, with Dr Susan O’Reilly , National Director, NCCP, at the launch of St Luke’s Hospital becoming a “Tobacco Free Campus” in Rathgar, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The head of the HSE’s national cancer control programme has described claims by the tobacco industry that increased cigarette prices lead to increased(...)

In January, a number of Cork GPs began to refer electronically into cardiology, respiratory and vascular departments at the MUH. Over 250 electronic r(...)

Minister for Health James Reilly has announced the re-organisation of Irish hospitals into six largely autonomous groups aimed at providing improved outcomes for patients. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Health James Reilly has announced the re-organisation of Irish hospitals into six largely autonomous groups aimed at providing imp(...)

Wexford General Hospital: the subject of 13 recommendations after it was found to be partially compliant with the standards. Photograph: Patrick Browne jnr

Hygiene standards at four regional hospitals have been strongly criticised by inspectors from the State’s health watchd(...)