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NAGP president Dr Maitiu O’Tuathail said comments requesting everyone to put their shoulder to the wheel were insulting and very disappointing for frontline staff.

Family doctors believe the “rushed manner” in which abortion services are being introduced by the Government is “unacceptable and unsafe”, the Nationa(...)

Dr Clare Hartigan, with an address at Ballinwear, Nenagh, Co Tipperary,  had worked at the Kerry  hospital between March 2016 and October 2017. Photograph: iStock

A temporary consultant radiologist whose work at University Hospital Kerry was the subject of a review after complaints were made is among three medic(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: “I will be using this opportunity to ask the stakeholders to put their shoulder to the wheel.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Women in crisis pregnancies will expect their doctors to provide abortion services when it becomes legal, Minister for Health Simon Harris has said. (...)

Two drugs, Mifepristone and Misoprostol, are used in a medical abortion. File photograph: Getty Images

With just three weeks to go before the planned introduction of abortion in Ireland, there remains widespread scepticism among health professionals tha(...)

By the end of 2017 the State Claims Agency estimated that its outstanding liability was €2.7 billion, about three-quarters of which related to claims against the health system. Photograph: iStock

There has been a growing trend for people to take legal cases when problems arise in the course of medical treatment. The scale of individual awards b(...)

The review of 46,234 CT scans, ultrasounds and chest X-rays concerned the work of a single consultant radiologist who no longer works at the hospital. Photograph: Flashfilm/Getty Images

Four cancer patients have died prematurely, while others are terminally ill, after serious errors were made in the reading of almost 1,300 scans at Un(...)

General manager of UHK Fearghal Grimes, UHK clinical director Dr Claire O’Brien, chairman of the review Dr Gerard O’Callaghan  and Celia Cronin of the South/South West Hospital Group presenting their findings yesterday. Photograph:  Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

The review of more than 46,000 scans carried out at University Hospital Kerry over a 15-month period is the biggest audit of its kind undertaken in th(...)

Dr Peter Boylan said expectations had to be kept in context, and that women in other countries often had to travel “hundreds of miles” to access such services. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Revised ethical guidelines for doctors on abortion and conscientious objection will not be ready in time for the planned rollout of termination servic(...)

 Minister for Health Simon Harris says in the context of abortion services a ‘conscientious objection is that you don’t have to be involved in a procedure’. Photograph: Collins

At least 40 GPs have walked out of an extraordinary general meeting of the Irish College of General Practitioners over the issue of conscientious obje(...)

Michael McCormack of Leighlin Pharmacy, Carlow was  found by the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland to have kept inadequate records of the drugs he supplied.

A pharmacist who dispensed medication to patients not in accordance with their doctors’ prescriptions, has been found guilty of professional misconduc(...)

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