The HSE’s ‘patient experience time’ target of six hours seems almost meaningless, with less than one-third of patients dealt with in this time. File photograph: Getty

While the country convulses itself over plans to move a maternity hospital less than 4km across Dublin, the real-life problems faced by the sickest pa(...)

Patients attending Tallaght University Hospital have the longest waits in the country – an average of 24.5 hours from registration to admission. Photograph: David Sleator

Seriously ill patients have to wait an average of almost 13 hours before they are admitted to hospital, according to new figures that reveal the exten(...)

Concerns were raised by nursing staff at St Luke’s Hospital in Kilkenny in connection with five patients who attended the hospital for hysteroscopy procedures

The Health Service Executive has said it is considering a Court of Appeal ruling that it reinstate a consultant gynaecologist who has been on administ(...)

Gardaí attended at the scene of the incident following reports of a serious assault on Monday shortly after 3am.

A man in his mid 20s has been arrested after an apparent stabbing incident at a house in Tullow, Co Carlow on Monday night. Gardaí attended at the s(...)

Obstetrician and gynaecologist Prof Ray O’Sullivan was granted leave to bring judicial review proceedings aimed at quashing the decision that he should remain on paid leave from his position at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny.

A consultant gynaecologist has brought a High Court challenge against the HSE’s decision that he remain on administrative leave pending the outcome of(...)

‘My family are scared. There are no supplies. Healthcare is destroyed,’ says Dr Alexander Boychak. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A minute’s silence, observed by patients, visitors and staff across HSE sites at noon on Tuesday, in solidarity with healthcare workers in Ukraine, wa(...)

 Anne O’Connor, HSE chief operations officer, said the large voluntary hospitals in Dublin had resumed outpatient treatment, but only 40% of outpatients nationally would be seen this week. File photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

The HSE has said systems for hospitals’ radiotherapy and laboratory facilities remain “very compromised” almost two weeks after a damaging cyberattack(...)

Donna-Marie Cullen: ‘It’s a situation that’s out of your hands.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

It is a case of so near and yet so far for PR and marketing executive Donna-Marie Cullen (36), who was in the very last stages of treatment for an agg(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: “We’re very clear we will not be paying any ransom.” Photograph: Daragh McSweeney

Thousands of procedures, appointments and scans scheduled for patients next week have been cancelled as a result of the biggest cybercrime attack seen(...)

Dr  Mohsin Kamal with   his wife,  Fatima,  and their children,  Marwa and Muhammad, pictured   in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Mohsin Kamal was always a hard worker at school. He grew up hearing stories of the struggles his father faced as a child and knew how much his family (...)

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