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The Irish Medical Organisation has abandoned a call on doctors to boycott increased fees levied by the Medical Council. The IMO had urged doctors not(...)

Britain’s Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service found that Dr Vincent Kent ‘acquiesced’ in the creation of a false account, implacing an ‘innocent fellow practitioner’

An doctor who trained in Ireland has been struck off the medical register in Britain after a disciplinary hearing heard he acquiesced in the creation (...)

The Hiqa review into the deaths of five babies in the maternity unit at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, uncovered multiple examples of poor oversight and a failure to take action by the HSE. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It’s six weeks since the the Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) published one of the most damning reports on the public health system eve(...)

Dr Vikas Gobin faces an allegation of professional misconduct in relation to an incident  at the Front Door pub in Galway in December 2011. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A Guyanese doctor has admitted to a Medical Council disciplinary hearing he bit a pub bouncer on the arm but said he did so in order to save his life.(...)

‘The succession of phone calls, letters and emails over three months felt like a form of harassment which came to weigh heavily upon me.’ Photograph: Getty Images

In May, the Irish Medical Council announced a 13 per cent increase in annual registration fees for doctors to €605, at a time when the country is stru(...)

Consultant neurosurgeon Charlie Marks: While agreeing he erred, he is highly critical of the cost of the investigation and the time it took. Photograph: Daragh MacSweeney/Provision

A leading neurosurgeon has launched an unprecedented attack on the procedures used by the Medical Council to discipline doctors. Charlie Marks, who ha(...)

Dr Declan Egan failed to adhere to Lorna McKeogh’s consent by clipping both of her fallopian tubes instead of one, but this did not amount to poor professional performance, according to the Medical Council. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A Galway woman who was sterilised by a doctor without her consent has criticised the Medical Council after a disciplinary hearing cleared him of poor (...)

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has urged doctors not to pay a proposed 13 per cent increase in the annual retention fee levied by the Medical Council. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has urged doctors not to pay a proposed 13 per cent increase in the annual retention fee levied by the Medical C(...)

A disciplinary inquiry into a Galway fertility doctor who clipped both of a woman’s fallopian tubes when he had consent to clip one  heard that he believes he acted in the patient’s best interests

A Galway fertility doctor has been cleared of poor professional performance at the Medical Council despite a finding that he did not adhere to the con(...)

The HSE has apologised to a patient who suffered a serious adverse incident in Cavan General Hospital ’s maternity  unit. The incident did not involve the death of a baby. File photograph: Getty Images

A major review of the maternity unit of Cavan General Hospital is to begin on Wednesday following concerns over the deaths of four babies since 2012. (...)