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The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said the HSE is “sleepwalking into yet another winter crisis”. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Nurses are seeking talks with health authorities to curtail services in hospitals in the months ahead to match the level of staffing available. The I(...)

A letter of apology from the Regional Hospital Mullingar  was read out in the High Court under a settlement of an action taken by Angela  Farrell’s husband Noel over the care given to his wife.

The HSE and the Regional Hospital in Mullingar have apologised for failings in the care of a woman who died at the hospital three days after turning u(...)

Medical organisations have estimated that the number of vacant consultant positions could be up to 450. Photograph: Thinkstock

There are almost 350 vacant hospital consultant posts across the public health service, new HSE figures show. The largest hospital in the south of t(...)

 Paul and Ruth Morrissey, of Kylemore, Schoolhouse Road, Monaleen, Co Limerick pictured at the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins Courts

The State Claims Agency said on Friday it is seeking a resumption of mediation in the case being taken by Ruth Morrissey and her husband in the High C(...)

 Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health,  insisted the purpose of a further investigation into the National Maternity Hospital was to find answers to questions which had not been answered. Photograph: Collins Courts

The State’s chief medical officer has denied a plan to co-locate the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) with St Vincent’s in Dublin has been put on hol(...)

Angela McCloskey, with family and solicitor, holds a picture of her son John Paul at his inquest in Galway

The mother of a 26-year-old who died after what a coroner described as a hospital “systems failure” has said she was appalled by the way her son was t(...)

Review found  without significant changes there were a high risk that the service could fail or result in a serious clinical error at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital

Reforms at the cytogenetics laboratory at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin are important and necessary to meet best practice standards and to(...)

There were 106 genetic tests for multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, carried out at Our Lady’s in Crumlin last year.

Significant changes are needed to a genetic testing laboratory at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Dublin following a review which warned there was “a (...)

The HSE does not recognise either NASRA or the PNA for negotiation purposes for ambulance staff grades. File photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ambulance staff who are members of the National Ambulance Service Representative Association (NASRA) are to ballot for industrial action up to and inc(...)

There are just under 400 people on trolleys in emergency departments or on wards awaiting admission to a hospital bed on Wednesday, nurses have said. (...)

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