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Dr Peter Van Geene was the subject of a fitness to practise hearing in 2015, after allegations were made against him by four women patients at Aut Even private hospital in Kilkenny. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

An obstetrician who was previously found guilty of poor professional performance has had a fresh finding made against him by the Medical Council. Dr(...)

High Court president Mr Justice Peter Kelly ordered Dr Idowu Adeyemi Adeboro cannot apply for registration for ten years. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A doctor who engaged in an “elaborate fraud” in seeking to obtain employment here, including claiming to have worked for a non-existent Dublin hospita(...)

Speech and language therapists must be registered with Coru in order to practice, similar to the requirement that doctors be registered with the Medical Council or solicitors with the Law Society. Photograph:  iStock

The body regulating health and social care workers in Ireland is to criminally prosecute two women for claiming to be registered therapists, the first(...)

Despite hundreds of letters and emails to him, Dr Syed Munir had a history of non-engagement with the Medical Council’s professional and disciplinary requirements, the court heard. File photograph: David Sleator

A doctor has been struck off the medical register by the president of the High Court after he was found guilty of misconduct by repeatedly ignoring re(...)

Dr Pawel Kaminski is admitting the three allegations of poor professional performance he faces at the fitness to practise hearing of the Medical Council. Photograph: Thinkstock.

A GP who failed to provide adequate care for a patient who later died of thyroid cancer has been found guilty of poor professional performance at the (...)

The ad hoc way in which doctors are employed is not sustainable, and patient care is likely to be compromised if current trends continue, a major report warns

Doctors of “uncertain” professional ability and “limited” experience are being recruited to work in Irish hospitals while more experienced staff leave(...)

A GP will expect to spend an average of 10-15 minutes with you, hoping the quicker, more straightforward visits will balance out the longer, more complicated cases over the course of a day and prevent congestion in the waiting room. Photograph: iStock

Aspirations for a healthier body and mind will be behind many a New Year resolution, in the hope of increasing zest for life and reducing risk of illn(...)

Last July,  the patient   twice wrote to the Medical Council saying she no longer wanted to pursue the case, the court heard.

A consultant general surgeon has brought a High Court challenge to the Medical Council’s decision to proceed with an inquiry into a patient’s complain(...)

Between 3 and 7 per cent of respondents had self-medicated with a benzodiazepine (sedative), an opiate or other mind-altering drug. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Self-prescribing and prescribing for friends and family is widespread among young Irish doctors, in contravention of official guidelines, a new survey(...)

Justice Peter Kelly criticised the Medical Council’s procedures after a doctor, who was precluded from practising medicine, obtained employment in a mental health service. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

The president of the High Court has expressed serious concern that “defective” Medical Council procedures led to a mental health service employing a (...)

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