The INMO said trolley figures were ‘exceptionally high’. File photograph: Frank Miller

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he does not yet “fully understand” why overcrowding is increasing in Cork, Limerick and Galway hospitals. Latest Iris(...)

The four centres against which action was taken by the Mental Health Commission included   St Aloysius ward at Dublin’s  Mater Hospital,  as well as the department of psychiatry in Connolly Hospital, LeBrun and Whitethorn House, in the Vergemount Mental Health Facility, Clonskeagh, Dublin and the acute mental health unit in Cork University Hospital. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Enforcement action has been taken against four inpatient psychiatric facilities over failures to meet appropriate standards following inspections, the(...)

Tallaght Hospital is among the facilities that will be give extra funding to provide additional diagnostic services for patients.

Hospitals are to be given about €1 million to secure additional capacity to provide diagnostic services for patients – including from the private sec(...)

A Garda spokeswoman said on Saturday afternoon that the body was still at the scene, and that the scene was being preserved.

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of a man’s death in Co Cork, after his body was discovered on Saturday morning. The body of the man, who (...)

The INMO, which has been counting the number of admitted patients without a bed since 2004. Photograph: iStock

Hospital overcrowding in November was the worst on record, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. The union said 9,679 patients we(...)

Joan O’Sullivan (50) is suing St James’s Hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

A woman who believes the detection of her breast cancer came about 17 months later than it should have is suing for damages in the High Court over the(...)

Cork University Hospital (CUH) chief executive, Tony McNamara said the hospital is planning a strategy this Christmas which will see greater engagement with the community. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Management at one of the country’s busiest hospitals have endorsed Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s view that nurses and consultants should not take holidays (...)

Luke O’Brien May from Co Limerick who died after using a drug called Stanozolol. Photograph via Facebook

The Coroner of Cork City has warned of the dangers of steroid use after a sports loving 18-year-old boy died from using a drug called Stanozolol. Luk(...)

Maria Mullins and Roman Betak pictured at the High Court where they settled an action over the death of their son, Romi. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A woman has secured €100,000 under a settlement of her action against the HSE over the death of her two-month-old son 11 days after she brought him to(...)

Patrick McMahon died after the van he was driving collided with a tractor

A man who died after the van he was driving collided with a tractor as he made his way to the beach on a family day out has been remembered as a kind (...)

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