St Vincent’s says the board of the NMH at Holles Street should be subsumed into its own board. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has warned St Vincent’s Hospital it must resolve the row over the planned €150 million relocation of the National Mat(...)

A failure to create a single governance system for the two hospitals when the maternity hospital moves to St Vincent’s will waste taxpayers’ money and could increase the risk of costly litigation, according to Prof Michael Keane. File photograph: Dave Meehan

Pregnant women will face delays and potential health risks if the National Maternity Hospital is run separately from St Vincent’s hospital after reloc(...)

St Vincent’s University Hospital. St Vincent’s  is eight-10 times bigger than Holles Street, based on patient or staff numbers, so the potential for it to dwarf the maternity hospital is obvious. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Opinion is divided within the health service as to whether the row between the National Maternity Hospital and St Vincent’s hospital is a simple turf (...)

 The National Maternity Hospital at Holles Street in Dublin. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A compromise should be reached on the governance of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) if it is relocated to the St Vincent’s hospital site, the ch(...)

National Women’s Council of Ireland director  Orla O’Connor: “Women must be able to trust their maternity hospital that they will be treated in a compassionate and non-judgmental way.” Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

St Vincent’s University Hospital has rejected claims that it bans sterilisation for reasons related to its Catholic ethos. “There is no prohibition (...)

A Dublin Bus driver is to go on trial charged with careless driving causing the death of a cyclist.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A Dublin Bus driver is to go on trial charged with careless driving causing the death of a cyclist. Mary White (55) was cycling along Burlington Roa(...)

The chairman of St Vincent’s Hospital has  dismissed as sensational the “tale of nuns attempting to control Irish maternity services”. However, history shows that ethos affects treatment. File photograph:  Dave Meehan

The Institute of Obstetricians has expressed concern that St Vincent’s hospital, which is owned by the Religious Sisters of Charity, will govern the N(...)

St Vincent’s hospital is wholly owned by the Religious Sisters of Charity, two of whose nuns sit on the board. File photograph: Dave Meehan

The chairman of St Vincent’s hospital has dismissed as “groundless and sensational” claims that the nuns who own the hospital are trying to “take cont(...)

Waiting times: ‘People have died waiting for investigations,’  says Galway city GP Brian Osborne. ‘Early detection leads to better outcomes and also costs less.’ Illustration: Thinkstock

Doctors agree that waiting times for X-rays, scans and other cancer tests can be long, but just how bad the situation is seems to depend on where in t(...)

A computer generated image showing how the new children’s hospital will look from the air.

It was supposed to be the last government’s flagship project, scheduled to open for the 100th anniversary of the Rising and serving to highlight Irel(...)