Lawmakers in Missouri’s Senate advanced a bill that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. Photograph: Nick Schnelle/New York Times

Missouri’s Republican-led House has passed legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy. I(...)

 Work in progress at the National Children’s Hospital, site at St James Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some of the same PwC consultants who worked on the review of the overspend at the National Children’s Hospital advised the Health Service Executive be(...)

Paul Reid has sought an immediate review of ‘actions and timelines to bring about a financial break-even’ situation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

New HSE director general Paul Reid has said the health service will no longer spend money it does not have and breaching budgets “can no longer be con(...)

‘The dental profession in Ireland is unable to assure patients that they are receiving the safe and contemporary standard of care they expect.’ Photograph: iStock

Ireland is losing dentists it has trained to other countries through a lack of dental specialist training here, the Royal College of Surgeons in Irela(...)

At the formal launch of 221+ CervicalCheck Patient Support Group were, from left, Stephen Teap, Lorraine Walsh and Vicky Phelan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Department of Health has pledged that it will not delay issuing ex-gratia payments to women affected by the CervicalCheck controversy. A number o(...)

Tracey Brennan. Photograph: RIP.ie

Cancer care advocate Tracey Brennan was a ‘ray of light’ in the lives of everyone who knew her, her funeral in Co Roscommon has heard. Politicians, (...)

Ruth Morrissey and her husband, Paul, outside the Four Courts  at the conclusion of her case. Parties normally have 10 days to lodge an appeal, but this has been shortened in view of Ms Morrissey’s terminal illness. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Senior health service staff this week proposed halting the State’s four screening programmes until the implications of last week’s High Court judgment(...)

Chief executive of Cork University Hospital Tony McNamara said he is departing with sadness to ‘accept other opportunities in the private sector’. File photograph: Provision

The head of the biggest hospital outside Dublin is leaving his post to work in the private sector. Tony McNamara, chief executive officer of Cork Uni(...)

Campaigner Vicky Phelan accused the Government of using Brexit as a “blanket excuse” for not implementing promises following the CervicalCheck controversy. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

We’ve all had the experience of events that, however carefully planned, just don’t work out. When you reach your third or fourth attempt to rework you(...)

In recent weeks there has been a succession of announcements by Ministers which would indicate that the grip of the Department of Public Expenditure may be loosening. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government will be very relieved the dispute by 40,000 nurses which caused chaos in the country’s hospital system this year has been brought to a (...)

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