An alcohol-free trip to Vegas was the longest four-day junket of my life. Photograph: iStock

Two days after I found out I was pregnant, I was sent on an all-expenses press trip to Las Vegas (I’m not even remotely ashamed at this humongous brag(...)

Malak Thawley (34) was expecting her first baby at the time of her death at Holles Street on May 8th, 2016

The National Maternity Hospital (NMH) has won its challenge to the Minister for Health’s decision to set up an inquiry following the death of a woman (...)

Dr Tony Holohan told the High Court that in his 10 years as chief medical officer he had never experienced the kind of engagement they had with the National Maternity Hospital over a patient safety investigation.

The State’s chief medical officer has told the High Court the Minister for Health is concerned that questions remain unanswered about decision-making (...)

The late Malak Thawley with her husband Alan Thawley

Public confidence in the country’s maternity services could be undermined under a statutory inquiry into the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) ordered(...)

Malak Thawley and her husband Alan. Photograph: Facebook

The National Maternity Hospital has secured a stay on an inquiry into patient safety issues, ordered by the Minister for Health after the death of a w(...)

The  inquiry relates to  the cases of three mothers who gave birth at Cavan General Hospital. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Medical Council inquiry has heard allegations that a consultant gynaecologist failed to proceed to Caesarean section with adequate speed when delive(...)