Report notes there are just over 500 patients awaiting psychological and surgical evaluations for sleeve gastrectomy operations. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Hundreds of morbidly obese people are being left waiting more than five years for potentially life-changing surgery, a private medical report compiled(...)

Séamus and Hazel Hughes with their daughter, Saorla, on the beach near their home in Barna, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

When baby Saorla Hughes cried out for her soother just before 6am one morning in early April, her mother Hazel popped it back into her mouth as was ro(...)

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(...)

 Gardaí have launched an investigation following the discovery of the bodies of two pensioners in Co Mayo on Tuesday afternoon. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí in Co Mayo are investigating the deaths of an elderly couple in their home near the village of Irishtown yesterday. The couple were named loc(...)

Maternity hospitals dealt with a total of 67 “extreme” incidents last year which led to permanent incapacity or death, according to figures released by the State Claims Agency

Maternity hospitals dealt with a total of 67 “extreme” incidents last year which led to permanent incapacity or death, according to figures released b(...)

Galway GP Dr Mary Rogan  has said that the human rights of the elderly are being breached on a regular basis due to inadequate staffing levels in public hospitals. File photograph: Getty Images/Stockphoto

A north Galway GP has said that the human rights of the elderly are being breached on a regular basis due to inadequate staffing levels in public hosp(...)

Aibha Conroy: died in 2011. Photograph: Conroy family

A young girl who died from brain swelling having gone into hospital with low blood sugar may have had an “extremely rare” hormone deficiency, an inque(...)

Aibha Conroy from Gowla, Cashel in Connemara, Co Galway died at Temple Street Children’s Hospital on December 14th, 2011. Photograph: Conroy family

A six-year-old girl developed severe brain damage within hours of being admitted to the emergency department at Galway University Hospital (GUH) su(...)

Aibha Conroy, from Gowla, Cashel in Connemara, Co Galway died at Temple Street Hospital on December 14th, 2011.

A mother told an inquest of her shock at learning her six-year-old daughter was dying just hours after staff at Galway University Hospital (GUH) assur(...)

Praveen Halappanavar husband of Savita Halappanavar who died following a miscarriage in The Galway University Hospital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Praveen Halappanavar, widower of the late Savita Halappanavar who died at Galway University Hospital in October 2012, hopes his case for medical negl(...)

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