Rory Staunton, who died in April, 2012 from septic shock. Rory’s parents have been campaigning to raise awareness of the condition ever since.

In March 2012, 12-year-old Rory Staunton cut his arm during a basketball game at school. By midnight, he was vomiting, running a high temperature and (...)

A nurse dressed in protective clothing before a shift at a clinic run by the International Medical Corps in Suakoko, Liberia.  Guidelines for the management of Ebola patients in Ireland state that major surgeries will have to be cancelled and intensive care beds closed if a case  occurs in an Irish hospital. Photograph: Daniel Berehulak/The New York Times.

Major surgeries will have to be cancelled, intensive care beds closed and extra staff provided if a case of Ebola occurs in an Irish hospital, accordi(...)

Dr David Hickey

The State’s leading organ transplant practitioners have warned that the service is reaching a crisis that could end in facilit(...)