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(...)

The standards were drawn up following the   chief medical officer’s 2014 report into Portlaoise Hospital Maternity Services which identified problems in the reporting of risk across the health service.

Serious incidents in hospitals will have to be notified by law within 24 hours and a preliminary assessment will have to be completed within five work(...)

Staff  felt there was too much focus on clinical and medical matters in nursing homes,  detracting from the “homely” experience. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Hospitals and nursing homes need to co-operate more and communicate better in order to ease the transition of patients moving to long-term care, accor(...)

Tanya Ward with her children Morrigan (3) and Durragh (6). Photograph: Eric Luke

At her west Dublin secondary school, Tanya Ward couldn’t understand how all the girls from Castleknock were in the highest streamed classes, those fro(...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone with Taoiseach Enda Kenny at Áras an Uachtaráin. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone has contradicted Taoiseach Enda Kenny on the extent of his knowledge of false allegations made against Sgt Mau(...)

Dr James Gray says hosptial has been trying to intimidate him “for years” due to his repeated criticism of overcrowding in the emergency department. Photograph: Getty Images

The whistleblower who revealed a 91-year-old spent 29 hours on a trolley in Tallaght hospital has accused his employer of trying to silence him. Emerg(...)

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