An artist’s impression of the proposed waste-to-energy facility

Waste management company Indaver has said it is confident that its €160 million hazardous waste incinerator planned for Ringaskiddy will have a “negli(...)

Flawed as it may be, the public system has developed formal strategies to anticipate the needs of older people.

The voice on the radio advertisement is warm and reassuring, clearly that of an older person, extolling the virtues of the emergency department of the(...)

Kincora Boys’ Home, where several children were sexually abused between the late 1950s and 1980s. Photograph: Pacemaker

Calls have been made for an investigation into a report that a Belfast doctor was allowed to continue working with children at a Belfast hospital desp(...)

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall: no power to look at  complaints relating to clinical matters. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Maura Mc Court died in hospital in February 2014. Six months after her death, her partner, Laurence Collins, complained to the Health Service Executiv(...)

The mismatch between the number of medical students being trained in Ireland and the availability of intern posts in the Republic’s hospitals is yet a(...)

Many international students have no guarantee of an intern place despite paying fees of up to €40,000 a year to study medicine in Ireland

Health authorities have privately admitted they do not have enough intern posts to meet demand from medical graduates in Ireland. Last October the H(...)

Dr Omar Hassan Khalafalla Mohamed was found guilty in January by a Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry of 28 counts of poor performance and six counts of professional misconduct. File photograph: Dave Meehan

The HSE hopes to establish a standardised policy to deal with references and Garda and medical registration checks prior to the appointment of non-con(...)

Padraig McGarry, chairman of the Irish Medical Organisation’s GP Committee.

An investigation is required to determine the exact level of doctors failing to meet the professional competence requirements, according to Padraig Mc(...)

 Dr Omar Hassan Khalafalla Mohamed leaving the Medical Council offices in January. He was found guilty  of 28 counts of poor professional performance and six counts of professional misconduct.  File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A confidential report for the Government on how a doctor came to be employed in four public hospitals despite concerns about his professional conduct (...)

Dr Omar Hassan Khalafalla Mohamed: Found guilty two months ago of 28 counts of poor professional performance and professional misconduct .Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The lengthy inquiry into Dr Omar Hassan Khalafalla, who was found guilty two months ago of 28 counts of poor professional performance and professional(...)