Mika Williams and Selina Wuttig in the garden at Hugh’s House, Belvedere Place, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Young mother Selina Wuttig was planning for the arrival of her first baby in her native Germany this coming April, but the unpredictable nature of chi(...)

Karen McEvoy (24) who died in Naas General Hospital of  sepsis on Christmas day 2018, one week after giving birth in the Coombe hospital.

The Coombe hospital has apologised for the “failings in care” of a young mother who died of sepsis on Christmas Day three years ago. Karen McEvoy (24(...)

From left, Helen Conlan; Eoin Conlan; Caroline O’Leary; Caoimhe Whelan; Patrick Quinlan; and Kathleen Burke on Portmarnock beach in Dublin. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov / Photocall Ireland

Caroline O’Leary was in the middle of labour when she first met Helen Conlon and Kathleen Burke in the Coombe hospital ward 30 years ago. “Kathleen (...)

Matthew Meehan, of Russell Square, Tallaght, Dublin,  sued the Coombe Women’s & Infants University Hospital over the circumstances of his birth on October 8th, 2008. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

A boy who allegedly suffered a shoulder injury at birth has settled a High Court action for €600,000. Matthew Meehan, now aged 12, has balance and co(...)

Tom Fahey, a professor of general practice at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, has written to Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly complaining about the hospital’s treatment of his wife, Prof Deirdre Murphy. Photograph: Alan Betson

The husband of a hospital consultant at the Coombe hospital has claimed that its board is trying to silence his wife over her criticism of the controv(...)

 Senator Eileen Flynn has appealed for all maternity hospitals to allow partners of pregnant women attend medical appointments with them. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A pregnant Senator has appealed for all maternity hospitals to allow partners of pregnant women attend medical appointments with them, amid variations(...)

The  master of the Coombe hospital has been asked to resign over the decision to vaccinate family members of staff ahead of priority groups in January.   Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

A medical professor at Trinity College Dublin has called on the master of the Coombe hospital to resign in the wake of the controversy over family mem(...)

The Coombe board described the vaccination of family members, including the two in the family home of a consultant, as ‘mistakes’. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The Medical Council plans to review the independent report into vaccinations of family members at the Coombe hospital in detail and consider its findi(...)

Beacon Hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Fairness, safety and effectiveness are the foundation stones of the Government’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout, the biggest project of its type undertaken (...)

The HSE said ‘A key factor of the rollout strategy is to reduce the risk of any wastage’. File image:  Pascal Guyot/AFP  via Getty Images

Staff working in the Health Service Executive (HSE) finance department in Co Offaly received Covid-19 vaccines, despite not working in frontline roles(...)

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