The Medical Council has sanctioned two doctors for inappropriate prescribing of  drugs. Photograph: PA Wire

The Medical Council has sanctioned two doctors for inappropriate prescribing of prescription drugs. Dr Mohammad Ahmed Khan has been struck off after (...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene during the Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry at Kingram House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

An obstetrician accused of poor professional performance should have stopped carrying out hysterectomies if there were repeated complications, a Medic(...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

A doctor accused of poor professional performance was unable to tell a patient who underwent a hysterectomy if her ovaries had been removed. The woma(...)

The Government has nominated High Court judge Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley for appointment to the Supreme Court

The Government has nominated High Court judge Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley for appointment to the Supreme Court. It has also agreed to nominate two sen(...)

Helen Cruise and her daughter Aneka Cruise during a Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry on Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene at Kingram House, Dublin. Photograph: Collins

A nurse has told a Medical Council inquiry how a doctor was rude to a woman who underwent a hysterectomy. Catriona Kenny recalled a meeting which took(...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene at the the Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry at Kingram House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A Medical Council inquiry has resumed into allegations of poor professional performance by a consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, Dr Peter Van G(...)

More than 2,000 complaints have been made against doctors, mostly by members of the public, over a five-year period, according to a new report by the (...)

The future of the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise is unclear.

A decision on the future of the emergency department at Portlaoise hospital has been put off until the autumn at the earliest. Minister for Health Leo(...)

In an open letter to the HSE an NUI Galway medical graduate has said students are unable to complete their medical training in Ireland as a result of the high demand for “intern” positions this year. Photograph: Alan Betson

International students are unable to complete their medical training in Ireland due to the high demand for “intern” positions this year. The Royal Co(...)

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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(...)