The consultants  said they were ‘hugely excited’ at the relocation of the National Maternity Hospital at Holles Street to Elm Park. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Seven leading medical consultants in Dublin have said were “entirely satisfied” their clinical independence at the new National Maternity Hospital on (...)

Dr Peter Boylan: Governance arrangements for the new National Maternity Hospital should be the same as those for the new National Children’s Hospital which is co-located with St James’s Hospital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The announcement today that the Vatican had approved a decision by the Sisters of Charity to transfer ownership of the St Vincent’s Healthcare Group t(...)

National Maternity Hospital at the St Vincent’s University Hospital campus

The Sisters of Charity have today confirmed they have received Vatican approval for the transfer ownership of the St Vincent’s Healthcare Group to a n(...)

National Maternity Hospital (NMH) at the St Vincent’s University Hospital (SVUH) campus, shown in the graphic above.

A two-year row over the control and ethos of the new National Maternity Hospital appears to have been resolved with a decision by Government to approv(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: “I wouldn’t be asked to give my opinion, the decision is between them and the Holy See.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said that he has no role under canon law where disposal of property at the St Vincent’s hospital cam(...)

Nicholas Kearns, deputy chairman of the National  Maternity Hospital:  takes particular issue with former master of the NMH Dr Peter Boylan.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

National Maternity Hospital deputy chairman Nicholas Kearns has sought to draw a line under the controversy about its planned transfer to St Vincent’s(...)

A computer-generated image of the proposed new National Maternity Hospital at the St Vincent’s hospital campus in Dublin.

Photographs of the statue of the Virgin Mary guarding the entrance to St Vincent’s campus in Dublin 4 were in demand this week following the shock ann(...)

The proposed new National Maternity Hospital would be located in the middle of the Elm Park campus.

The proposed new National Maternity Hospital (NMH) at the St Vincent’s hospital campus at Elm Park in Dublin will not be run by nuns. It will be run b(...)

The Mater hospital in Dublin is fully owned by the Sisters of Mercy. Though few, if any, nuns are active in clinical work, members of the order sit on the board.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The controversies over the Tuam babies and the cost of the redress scheme for survivors of institutional abuse have led to renewed calls for an end to(...)

The operators of St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin have come under fire from the HSE and the Dáil Public Accounts Committee over the payment of additional sums to senior executives. Photograph: Dave Meehan

An executive of St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin received a €575,000 payout after leaving his post early following controversy over top-ups to senior sta(...)

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