The special machine for detecting tumours will cost €450,000. Photograph: Getty Images

“Human life is far more important than just getting to the top of a mountain,” the conqueror of Everest, Edmund Hillary once declared but a team of Co(...)

 Radiotherapy services manager Clarie Roe demonstrates the new linear accelerator at the Glandore Centre to Tánaiste Simon Coveney and  Geraldine McCarthy, chair of the South/South West Hospital Group.

A new €40 million cancer treatment centre in Cork will provide a comprehensive range of services in advance of an anticipated 50 per cent increase in (...)

The jury recommended that asylum seekers with medical complaints begiven relevant medical information when being transferred. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An asylum seeker with a serious heart condition who was moved to Cork without his medical notes died nine weeks after the transfer, a Coroner’s Court (...)

INMO nurses and midwives protest at Cork University Hospital. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Nurses and midwives in Limerick and Cork fear they will have to deal with their busiest winter yet as the number of patients on trolleys continues to (...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said politicians should not make the decision about the location of Cork’s new hospital.

The location of a new €260 million acute hospital for Cork announced in the €116 billion National Development Plan should be left to health planners r(...)

Management at Portiuncula hospital in Ballinasloe  has also urged members of the public to use alternative health providers except in the case of “real emergencies”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Three hospitals in the south and west have urged the public to attend only in the case of genuine emergencies as they battle with overcrowding and an (...)

Cork University Hospital has had to cancel all non-urgent elective surgery for the second time in a month because of overcrowding. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Cork University Hospital has had to cancel all non-urgent elective surgery for the second time in a month because of overcrowding and a build up of pa(...)

A man has died in Cork University Hospital after being fatally injured in a workplace accident. Photograph: Google Street View

A man has died after being fatally injured in a workplace accident in Cork. The man in his 50s, died on Saturday at Cork University Hospital(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. RTÉ’s Prime Time contacted his office last Monday

The opening of a specialist unit at Cork University Hospital (CUH) for patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) after a seven-month delay has been welcomed (...)

The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has been urged to hold an investigation into why the HSE allowed over € 2 million raised by a charity to be invested in a new purpose built isolation unit for cystic fibrosis (CF) sufferers at Cork University Hospital when it didn’t have the staff to run the centre.

The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has been urged to hold an investigation into why the HSE allowed over € 2 million raised by a charity to be inves(...)

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