A file image from 2013 of Alex Butler from Dunmore East, Co Waterford with her parents, John and Sonya Butler after she was awarded €1.4 million in an action against the HSE.

The mother of a tetraplegic 10-year-old girl, who secured a €10.4million settlement in her case against the Health Service Executive (HSE) for injurie(...)

Some 35 per cent of injuries recorded related to other people being on the trampoline at the same time. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The number of trampoline injuries has reduced in recent years as the novelty of the device has waned, according to accident and emergency staff. Con(...)

Claire O’Brien leaving the Four Courts today after she was awarded an interim payment of ¤2 million in damages on behalf of her son, Dylan(4). Photograph: Collins Courts

A four-year-old boy who suffered brain injuries at birth has settled damages with the HSE on on terms including an initial interim payment of €2 milli(...)

The  figures show  the HSE deficit increased  from €54 million to €80.4 million between February  and March this year

The HSE has recorded a financial deficit of in excess of €80million in the first three months of the year, more than €50 million higher than for th(...)

RCSI chief executive Cathal Kelly: while the new facility would enable it to take on additional students, this was only one factor behind the college’s decision to invest in the building.

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) has received planning permission for the development of an €80 million state-of-the-art educational fa(...)

Waiting lists at Temple Street Children’s Hospital, Dublin, more than doubled in the year to September.

More than 9,000 more people were on hospital inpatient waiting lists in September than there were a year earlier, figures published by the National(...)

While the report found “significant performance improvement” in relation to numbers on trolleys in some hospitals the position had deteriorated in hospitals such as Tallaght. Photograph: David Sleator

The number of patients waiting for medical and surgical procedures in hospitals has increased significantly to almost 50,000 over the past year, accor(...)