An operation in progress at  the   National Surgical Centre for Pancreatic Cancer at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. The departure of Nicky  Jermyn as chief executive of the State-funded hospital comes on foot of controversy over whether the group was compliant with public service pay rules. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Chief executive of St Vincent’s University Hospital Nicky Jermyn is to step down from the post from next Monday. He told staff today that(...)