The inquiry committee  found seven out of the 14 allegations against Dr Salah Aziz Ahmed to be proven as to fact

A doctor failed to decide that immediate delivery of a baby – who was delivered stillborn – by emergency Caesarean section was required, a Medical Cou(...)

The inquiry is investigating  the care given to three mothers who gave birth at Cavan General Hospital between November 2012 and April 201416. Photograph: Alan Betson

An inquiry into the care of three women in childbirth by a consultant obstetrician has heard that the doctor expressed concerns in 2012 about delays i(...)

Andrew and Siobhan Whelan pictured with a photograph of their  son Conor James Whelan at his inquest at Cavan Courthouse. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

An inquest into the death of a one-day-old baby boy in Cavan General Hospital in May 2014 has returned a verdict of medical misadventure. The verdict(...)

The investigation into  infant fatalities at Cavan General Hospital is likely to focus on the amount of time that passed before contact was made with the consultant obstetrician. Photograph: Getty Images

It is important for investigations on infant fatalities at Cavan General Hospital to have a “speedy conclusion”, Minister for Health Simon Harris has (...)

Aside from alleviating the number of patients on trolleys, the INMO is also seeking assurances over staffing arrangements following repeated calls to intensify the recruitment of nurses for emergency departments

Nursing union chiefs and representatives from the HSE were locked in discussions late last night in a bid to avert a proposed strike by emergency depa(...)

The number of patients on trolleys and on wards awaiting admission to a hospital bed stood at 423 on Friday morning. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Workplace Relations Commission is to convene talks on Saturday between the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) and health service manage(...)

Gardaí closed the road for forensic examination and diversions have been put in place. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A 68-year-old man has been killed in a car crash in Co Monaghan. The collision occurred at about 6.30pm on Tuesday at Aghalisk on the Monaghan to Cl(...)

An 18-year-old man has died following a three-vehicle collision in Cavan this morning.

The death of a 20-year-old woman in a single vehicle crash in Co Wexford has brought to four the number of people killed on Irish roads since Christma(...)

A  strike by nurses in hospital emergency departments planned for Tuesday has been averted.

A planned strike by nurses in hospital emergency departments on Tuesday has been averted. Health sources last night said a deal in relation to the ov(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil the emergency department in University Hospital Galway is not fit for purpose. Photograph: The Irish Times

The emergency department in University Hospital Galway is not fit for purpose in this day and age, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil. “The staff(...)

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