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  HSE chief executive Paul Reid  described the UK’s testing and tracing system as being ‘in almost collapse’ and said it was ‘shutting down’ swabbing centres.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has turned down a request from Britain’s national health service to process tests for it in Irish laboratories. Se(...)

Dr Martin Feeley’s view that coronavirus is ‘much less severe’ than the flu for most people and that restrictions were no longer justified caused a furore.

A senior Health Service Executive (HSE) doctor has resigned just days after criticising “draconian” anti-Covid-19 restrictions. Dr Martin Feeley’s vi(...)

Dr Martin Feeley says any assessment of Ireland’s strategy should take into account the cost to people’s quality of life.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has sought to distance itself from comments made in The Irish Times by one its senior executives that “dr(...)

Dr Martin Feeley says any assessment of Ireland’s strategy should take into account the cost to people’s quality of life.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Covid-19 is “much less severe” than the average annual flu and current “draconian” restrictions are no longer justified, according to a senior Health (...)

University Hospital Limerick. Image: Google street view

A report by the Health Information and Quality Authority has warned “immediate” action is necessary to tackle potentially significant infection-contr(...)

University of Limerick Hospital Group and the South Southwest Hospital Group face 'significant' infection control risks if there is a further surge. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

“Immediate” action is needed to mitigate the risk of infection spreading in several hospitals around the country in the context of Covid-19, the State(...)

Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan said the 936 new cases had to be seen in the context of ‘an ambitious programme of testing in nursing homes and residential facilities’. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The deaths of another 28 people who had been diagnosed with Covid-19 have been reported by the Department of Health, alongside a significant spike in (...)

‘We now have hope with these relapse/refractory blood cancers where only a few years ago, we had none.’

Revolutionary Car T-cell therapy is set to become the fifth pillar of cancer treatment and is already showing dramatic results in the successful treat(...)

The National Children’s Hospital  is due to open on the St James’s Hospital site in central Dublin in 2023, when it will employ 6,000 staff. File photograph: The Irish Times

The operator of the national children’s hospital (NCH) is looking at an NHS-style arrangement of acquiring blocks of apartments for the staff who will(...)

Karen McEvoy died of suspected sepsis at Naas General Hospital on December 25th, 2018.

There was a “heavy onus” on the master of the Coombe maternity hospital, Dublin, to ensure all information relating to the death of a young mother a w(...)

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