Minister for Health Simon Harris: We need to find a way we can have accountability at regional level.

The Government wants to pare back the existing HSE structures and devolve more to the regions, the Minister for Health Simon Harris has said. Answeri(...)

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(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris will bring the Heads of the Patient Safety Bill to Cabinet.  File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Nine new legal cases have been initiated against the National Screening Service by women claiming their cervical cancer was misdiagnosed. The State C(...)

The unpublished “value for money” review of the Irish Prison Service dog unit, by GBS International, cost over €14,400. File photograph: Getty Images

The Department of Justice spent nearly €1 million on consultancy reports in recent years, including a “value for money” review of the prison service’s(...)

There are “ongoing concerns” about the safety of residents, risk management and staffing at the Lois Bridges centre, particularly in relation to seriously physically ill residents with anorexia nervosa. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

A centre providing care and treatment for adults with eating disorders has been ordered to stop admitting seriously ill patients after an inspection f(...)

New standards are to be developed for the health and social care sectors to safeguard vulnerable adults and to protect them from physical, financial, (...)

Many State facilities are not respectful of residents ‘ privacy, dignity and autonomy’. Photograph: iStock

The mental health watchdog has issued a scathing report into conditions in many of the State’s community residences for mentally ill or intellectually(...)

A resident of a Co Cork psychiatric centre was given the wrong medication for a period of time as their name was misspelt on a prescription record, inspectors from the Mental Health Commission have found.

A resident of a Co Cork psychiatric centre was given the wrong medication for a period of time as their name was misspelt on a prescription record, in(...)

Children continue to be admitted to adult mental health facilities deemed inappropriate to their needs, a new series of reports has found, despite str(...)

Psychiatric nurses at University Hospital Waterford are refusing to carry out non-nursing duties as part of  industrial action.

Psychiatric nurses in Waterford and Kilkenny are refusing to carry out non-nursing duties as part of a campaign of industrial action against overcrowd(...)

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