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A Medical Council disciplinary hearing has heard that two of the doctors attending a hearing are admitting charges of poor professional performance while the third is not present at the inquiry. Photograph: David Sleator

Three doctors working in the same hospital are the subject of a Medical Council disciplinary hearing after disagreements among staff over the correct (...)

It was claimed that on realising he had made errors in judgment in relation to the patient the psychiatrist discontinued the relationship. Photograph: David Sleator

A psychiatrist has failed to stop an inquiry into allegations over an alleged inappropriate relationship with a patient while she was being treated by(...)

The Department of Health “must get a grip” on this pattern of defects, which has implications for patient safety, “sooner rather than later”, Mr Justice Peter Kelly said. File photograph: Collins Courts

The president of the High Court has said the Department of Health must urgently address the “clear defects” in the processes being used for recruiting(...)

Trust your instincts, don’t be overinfluenced by the plans of others – particularly your friends’ plans. You will make lots of new friends, wherever and whatever you end up studying. Photograph: Getty Images

1. Register now – - and save money If you hope start an undergraduate college course in Ireland next September , you need to register your application(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: his decision to introduce terminations of pregnancy on January 1st has all the hallmarks of an exercise in political box-ticking. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The first week of abortion services in Ireland will not go down as a model of good organisation, clear communication and open disclosure. The very op(...)

“The concern relates to not having an adult involved in the decision, not the termination of pregnancy.” Photograph: iStock

Girls aged 15 and under will be able to get an abortion without the involvement of their parents or another adult “in exceptional circumstances”, acco(...)

The Medical Council’s attention was drawn to one  doctor through “happenstance” because another consultant obstetrician, Dr Peter McKenna, had, while giving evidence during a High Court case, become aware the respondent doctor was suspended in England and had contacted the Council, Mr Justice Peter Kelly noted.

The president of the High Court has urged the Medical Council to be “scrupulous” when examining future registration applications after a doctor regist(...)

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. (...)

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