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Patricia Carrick was diagnosed with cervical cancer last year and underwent treatment, but she suffered a relapse of the cancer in February and is now terminally ill and receiving palliative care.

The HSE and a testing laboratory have apologised in the High Court to a terminally ill woman over the negligent reading of a smear test. The apology (...)

A staff member at work at the contact tracing centre in Galway. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The HSE is planning to have half of the 500 new staff planned for its permanent Covid-19 contact tracing operation in training by the end of this week(...)

Cases of Covid-19 have been linked to 28 meat or poultry plants in the State. File photograph: Getty Images

There are no plans to bring in legislation granting the Government powers to forcibly close meat plants over Covid-19 outbreaks. While the Governmen(...)

  The HSE dropped legal actions against the State’s health regulator shortly after The Irish Times reported on them. File photograph:    John Stillwell/PA Wire

The HSE has dropped legal actions against the State’s health regulator over directions to restrict the number of residents at two of its long-term car(...)

Scientists have found that air pollution in the winter is associated with more hospitalisations in Dublin due to strokes. File photograph: Getty

Scientists have found that air pollution in the winter is associated with more hospitalisations in Dublin due to strokes. The study, led by research(...)

Since the Covid Tracker app launched on July 7th, 137 people have received close contact alerts. Photograph: iStock

The Health Service Executive has reassured users of its contact tracing app that a software update sent out to all Android users would solve an issue (...)

The issue is not with the HSE contact tracing app, but how Google Play Services functions on users’ phones. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The new Covid-19 contact tracing app in Ireland has been a major success on a number of levels. But it has also raised questions about data privacy. (...)

An estimated half of Covid-positive workers in a single large Irish meat plant were found to be asymptomatic following mass testing, according to briefing documents. File photograph: Bloomberg

An estimated half of Covid-positive workers in a single large Irish meat plant were found to be asymptomatic following mass testing, according to brie(...)

Doctors who returned from overseas to help combat Covid-19 in Ireland now feel “betrayed” after being told they are no longer needed, the Irish Medica(...)

The HSE said it was ‘continually gathering data on Covid-19 outbreaks, cases and deaths, including in nursing homes and other residential care settings’ through the computerised infectious disease reporting system. File photograph: RollingNews.ie

A number of nursing homes have questioned the accuracy of internal Health Service Executive data quantifying the number of deaths associated with Covi(...)

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