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Ireland will start testing wastewater in order to track how Covid is spreading in local communities. The National SARS-CoV-2 (Covid-19) Wastewater Su(...)

Shane Corr is a senior civil servant at the Department of Health. Photograph: Screengrab from RTÉ

A whistleblower at the Department of Health has said it is “mind boggling” the information that is available to Government departments. Shane Corr, a(...)

Deirdre O’Brien is recovering from a stroke she suffered three years ago. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Covid-19 pandemic has left many of us feeling trapped, but consider the impact on people with severe brain injuries who were already trapped by th(...)

Keira Bell (24) took legal action against the Tavistock NHS Trust, arguing that children cannot properly consent to taking puberty blockers. File photograph: PA

Senior figures in the HSE decided against withdrawing puberty blocking treatment at Crumlin Children’s Hospital in the wake of a High Court ruling in (...)

Keira Bell leaving London high court after her successful case against Tavistock. The UK clinic is appealing the judgment. File photograph: Sam Tobin/PA Wire

The children’s hospital in Crumlin, Dublin, was given a “comfort letter” saying it was still indemnified for the continued administration of puberty b(...)

Aoife Mitchell Creaven was 20 weeks’ pregnant in 2014 when she was diagnosed with Stage 4 terminal cervical cancer. Photograph: RTÉ

A man who sued following the death of his wife from cervical cancer has settled his High Court case on undisclosed terms. In court on Thursday, the H(...)

Joan Lucey died last Friday, just hours after the HSE and the laboratories agreed to begin mediation.

The family of a woman who died last week from cervical cancer has settled a High Court action. It is understood the settlement was made without admis(...)

A HSE spokeswoman said information on coronavirus side-effects remains scant. Photograph: iStock

We have all been doing our utmost to try and keep ourselves and our loved ones safe from the pandemic which is still making its presence felt around t(...)

It is claimed cytological cell changes  were   allowed develop and spread unidentified until the woman was diagnosed with cervical cancer in July 2019. The claims are denied.

A woman with terminal cervical cancer who is suing in relation to cervical smear slides taken 10 years ago has, through her lawyers, appealed for medi(...)

HSE chief executive Paul Reid said it was ‘inexcusable’ that some nursing home staff were refusing to take the vaccine. Photograph: Sebastian Gollnow/DPA via AP

More than one in three deaths from Covid-19 in February reported by the Department of Health have been associated with outbreaks in nursing homes. Th(...)

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