Dr Gerard Crotty: ‘Patients are not getting the quality and timeliness of care they require, especially when waiting on trolleys or for appointments.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Trust – between doctors and their patients, and between doctors and the HSE – is a word frequently used by Dr Gerard Crotty, the president of the I(...)

File image of  Charlie Marks. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

A former consultant neurosurgeon at Cork University Hospital has been found guilty of poor professional performance at a Medical Council fitness to(...)

Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) past president Asam Ishtiaq told the conference that doctors are being denied their constitutional presumption of innocence at disciplinary hearings. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times/File photo

Doctors brought before disciplinary hearings of the Medical Council are being denied the Constitutional presumption of innocence, the annual conferenc(...)

Under the 2007 Medical Practitioners Act, doctors have must enrol in a professional competence scheme, spend 50 hours a year on continuous professional development and participate in one clinical audit each year. File photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Two doctors have been found in breach of the Medical Practitioners Act 2007 at a Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry.It was alleged that both (...)

The Medical Council has decided that no further action should be taken against Dr Katherine Astbury (above) in relation to the care of Savita Halappanavar. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

No action will be taken by the Medical Council against Dr Katherine Astbury, the consultant obstetrician who led the care of Savita Halappanavar befor(...)

Martin Corbally: The Medical Council’s Fitness to Practise Committee found him  guilty of poor professional performance on three counts. Photograph:  Collins Photos

A Supreme Court ruling last month has raised major issues for regulation for health professionals in Ireland, with the legislation in question likely (...)

Research showing almost nine out of 10 medical students currently attending Irish univerities are considering leaving the Republic after qualification(...)

A doctor who is facing a number of allegations including that he failed to answer his phone while on call, left a clinic without permission and failed(...)

Dr Saqib Ahmed, who qualified in Pakistan, is not being legally represented at  a Medical Council inquiry and is participating by telephone from Grand Rapids, Michigan in the US. File photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

A doctor who worked in cancer treatment at University Hospital Limerick was a danger to patients and colleagues, a Medical Council inquiry has heard. (...)

Embo Medical (from left) Wayne Allen, Colin Forde and Liam Mullins. The firm was voted “one-to watch” by the CorkBIC Venture Academy.

Embo Medical Embo Medical has created a new medical device which makes embolization procedures faster and less expensive while also offering mo(...)