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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: he  described the mortuary claims as “a strange story” during a visit to Waterford on Tuesday

A senior executive in the South and South West Hospital Group was “appalled at the poor condition” of the mortuary at University Hospital Waterford, h(...)

University Hospital Waterford. Image: Google Maps

Dead bodies have been left lying on trolleys at University Hospital Waterford (UHW), leaking bodily fluids on to corridors and making closed-coffin fu(...)

Matt Shanahan of the Health Equality for the South East group said it was “very likely” Una McDermott would have survived if there was a cath lab open at University Hospital Waterford (above) on  March 4th last. File photograph: Google Street View

The case of the late Una McDermott highlights the lack of proper cardiac services for some 500,000 people in the southeast and the gross inequality th(...)

Despite suffering three heart attacks, Una McDermott had to wait 19 hours for treatment until University Hospital Waterford’s cardiac unit opened on a Monday morning. She died three weeks later.

A Waterford woman who suffered three heart attacks had to wait 19 hours for an emergency operation because of the lack of cardiac services in the city(...)

The number of patients whose imaging has been reviewed at University Hospital Kerry is now  20,367. Photograph: Getty Images

A total of 72 patients have now been recalled for repeat scans as part of an ongoing review of radiology at University Hospital Kerry. The latest fig(...)

Michael A O’Sullivan, chairman of the Mercy University Hospital in Cork: ‘Don’t believe the facile populist analysis that it is the health sector’s inability to manage budgets that is the reason for overruns each year.’ File image: Google Streetview

t Current health service funds are not sufficient to meet the rising demand created by a growing and ageing population, a leading figure in the volun(...)

Consultant recruitment has led to a nine-year waiting list for an outpatient appointment at University Hospital Waterford

Below are extracts from the Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) submission to the Department of Health in response to the Health Service Cap(...)

Singapore: one of the 2016 Global Travel Price Outlook six hot spots for business. Photograph: EPA/Wallace Woon

Record quarter for top American airline carriers The four major American carriers are rubbing their hands with glee following a record -breaking secon(...)

Bjorn Kjos: “It’s too early to say but we will definitely hire a lot more [employees] than we have today [at their Irish offices].”

Back in the 1970s, Bjorn Kjos spent six years in the Norwegian Royal Airforce chasing Russians out of his country’s airspace. These days, there(...)