Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is due to meet with US president Donald Trump on Thursday.

Irish companies Netwatch and RelateCare are to create a combined 280 new jobs in the US, with a number of other businesses from the Republic also anno(...)

Ehospital patients benefit from high levels of clinical supervision yet enjoy a quieter environment with no nursing staff making night rounds.

In a nondescript block in Cleveland, Ohio, a handful of doctors and nurses clock-in at 7pm each evening for a 12-hour shift, keeping watch through the(...)

There is no agreed gold standard of good posture

Do you slouch over your computer screen? Stand with your hips tilted forward and your stomach sitting out? Do people tell you to “sit up straight or y(...)

Typically Ireland is listed as a top tier country for qualifications, which means it should be a matter of sorting out your paperwork rather than requiring additional qualifications to work abroad.

A new series for Irish Times Abroad focuses on the opportunities for Irish healthcare workers who are interested in moving overseas. Where can they fi(...)

Derek Young, founder and chief executive of i360 Medical: The company started life as the Centre for Innovation in Surgical Technology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2009. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Convention has never attracted Derek Young. You can see it in his attire, right down to the blue suede shoes. Growing up in the shadow of the Slieve (...)

Dr Conor Delaney: “Some of the hospitals here really are the best in the world and I feel honoured and proud to be working at one of them”

While most of us were getting ready for Christmas, Irishman Dr Conor Delaney was looking forward to starting a new job as head of one of the top medic(...)

Sally Casey: “I was surprised to find staff shortages, but not on any scale like my colleagues were facing back home.”

Sally Casey had been working as a renal nurse specialist for three years at St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin when the pharmaceutical company sponsoring(...)

The recruitment embargo introduced by the HSE in 2009 meant there were  no staff jobs in the health service for the 1,500 nurses and 727 doctors graduating each year. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The recruitment embargo introduced by the HSE in 2009 meant there were absolutely no staff jobs in the health service for the 1,500 nurses and 727 (...)

The Mater Private four-bed emergency department. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/Irish Times

John Hurley has been appointed chief executive of the Mater Private Healthcare Group in place of Fergus Clancy who is to become executive chairman. As(...)

Dr Cliona Murphy: is taking part in the BioInnovate programme at NUI Galway

A prototype device to enable “less traumatic introduction of large diameter therapeutic vascular devices” into the body has won this year’s Cleveland (...)

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