Photo issued by Save the Children UK of the Kerry Town Ebola Treatment Centre in Sierra Leone. Photograph: Louis Leeson/Save the Children UK/PA Wire

A patient in Belfast has tested negative for the Ebola virus, the Public Health Agency (PHA) has confirmed.The person, who recently returned from wes(...)

A man was remanded in custody today charged with threatening to kill a shooting victim who died in a Belfast hospital.

A man was remanded in custody today charged with threatening to kill a shooting victim who died in a Belfast hospital. Paul Edward Burns (30) faces a (...)

Edward Gibson (28), died at Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital yesterday from injuries he sustained during a shooting in the Clonfaddan Crescent and Divis Court area of West Belfast on Friday evening at around 5pm.

Three people are being questioned by detectives in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in Belfast close to Divis Tower.Edward Gibson (28), die(...)

An intensive care unit: none of the Republic’s 19 maternity units has an intensive care unit

The number of critical care hospital beds has fallen sharply over the past six years despite a recommendation to double capacity.The shortage of inte(...)

 Seán with his children Leanne (9), Sally jnr (20 months), Joseph (4) and Abbie (7). “I am conscious that her inquest starts in December, when the children will be getting excited about Christmas, but the waiting is really hard and I don’t want anyone to delay it further now.”

On the day Dhara Kivlehan’s inquest began in Carrick-on-Shannon, Seán Rowlette, who was by Michael Kivlehan’s side, got the news he had been waiting 1(...)

Michael McGimpsey: the former Ulster Unionist minister for health ordered an “urgent independent inquiry”

A former consultant at the Royal Victoria Hospital’s school of dentistry in Belfast, has been struck off and immediately suspended from practising.Th(...)

An undated picture  of Dhara Kivlehan and her husband Michael.

An expert witness has told the inquest into Dhara Kivlehan’s death that a delay in getting specialist renal and liver care for her was one of a number(...)

 Dhara Kivlehan: died in 2010,  days after giving birth, from multi-organ failure in Belfast’s Royal Victoria Hospital having  suffered a severe strain of pre-eclampsia. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A consultant who had an angry exchange with Dhara Kivlehan’s husband at Sligo Regional Hospital told an inquest that he was sorry if he had insulted (...)

A nurse who cared for Dhara Kivlehan at Sligo General Hospital told an inquest today that she did not recall grabbing Michael Kivlehan by the arm.Mr K(...)

Dhara and Michael Kivlehan.

Dhara Kivlehan was not seen by a kidney specialist for 60 hours after being diagnosed with acute kidney failure at Sligo Regional Hospital, an inques(...)