Research  found that where TXA was given within three hours of the injury being sustained, the rate of death could be significantly reduced. Photograph: Alan Betson

A drug trialled at Cork University Hospital (CUH) has been found to reduce deaths from head trauma by as much as 20 per cent. The result has been de(...)

Only 8 per cent of major trauma patients were received by a trauma team or had consultant input within the initial 30 minutes in the emergency department. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Trauma care in Ireland must be reformed to meet evidence-based standards of best practice and to care for the changing profile of trauma patients . T(...)