When inspectors visited in March they did not leave until a deep clean of the centre was carried out, resulting in eight large black bags of refuse being removed. Photograph: iStock

A residential home for people with intellectual disabilities has had its registration cancelled after residents were found to be living in unsafe and (...)

Meat-processing plants have reported some 3,000 cases during pandemic

Weekly rapid antigen testing can be deployed in meat-processing plants to limit the spread of Covid-19, the State’s health watchdog has recommended. (...)

Covid-19 does not seem to have caused a large increase in mortality statistics, as new figures show the number of deaths in September was “broadly in line” with previous years’ mortality statistics. Photograph: iStock

Covid-19 does not seem to have caused a large increase in mortality statistics, in September as new figures show the number of deaths in that month wa(...)

Management at St Joseph’s in Shankill has decided they can no longer accept new residents due to funding concerns. File photograph: iStock

The State’s largest nursing home specifically for dementia patients is to stop admitting new patients due to a funding crisis. St Joseph’s, in Shanki(...)

Management at St Josepah’s are today briefing families and staff about the funding crisis they say the facility faces. File photograph: iStock.

The State’s largest nursing home specifically for dementia patients faces closure over a funding crisis. St Joseph’s, in Shankill, south Dublin, says(...)

The course – which is delivered mainly online – has modules on clinical trials, regulatory affairs and health technology assessments. Photograph: iStock

Do you ever wonder how long it takes to develop a new medicine? Are you interested in understanding what exactly the Health Products Regulatory Author(...)

Tipperary v Kilkenny: The Legends Return,   Saturday, November 3rd,  6pm in Borrisoleigh, Co Tipperary. In aid of  Amanda Stapleton, who has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.  Eoin Murphy (above) will line-out  along with former Kilkenny stars, including Henry Shefflin and Tommy Walsh. Home side  includeS Brendan Cummins, Lar Corbett and Eoin Kelly. Tickets  €20 (in Centra or Tickets.ie). Under-16s free.

1) Coping with post-stroke Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), returning to work after a stroke and a new mobile app for CFS sufferers will all be di(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: said it is “not acceptable” Dr  Gabriel Scally is facing resistance from State bodies. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The chair of the scoping inquiry into the CervicalCheck controversy has criticised the Health Service Executive for a continuing delay in providing do(...)

The School of Looking is an innovative children’s arts and science summer school held in the South Tipperary Arts Centre.

1) Prof Cherly Missiuna, a Canadian expert in school-based rehabilitation programmes for dyspraxia, will give seminars to parents of children with dys(...)

Malak Thawley and her husband Alan. Photograph: Facebook

The National Maternity Hospital has secured a stay on an inquiry into patient safety issues, ordered by the Minister for Health after the death of a w(...)

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