The Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust has limited services to those between 16 and 20 weeks pregnant whose babies have been diagnosed with having a chromosome abnormality.  Photograph: Thinkstock

One of the main UK hospitals offering abortion services to Irish women in cases of fatal foetal abnormality has scaled back access due to staffing iss(...)

Excavation site of the NHS high-energy proton beam therapy centre in central London

One of London’s largest ever excavations has been just completed with the help of Irish architects Scott Tallon Walker. The job involved removing the(...)

Clanwilliam Group said it plans to spend €100 million on acquisitions and investments in healthcare tech.

Clanwilliam Group, a Dublin-headquartered healthcare, technology and services group, which has spent more than €10 million on tech firms serving the N(...)

Police officers guard the approach to Southwark Bridge after a terrorist attack near London Bridge. Photograph: Reuters

––Seven people have been killed during attacks in two closely connected areas of London on Saturday night which police have described as terrorist inc(...)

A record 666,000 people are currently waiting for treatment on hospital waiting lists. Photograph: iStock

In January of this year, Ireland was named as the worst of 36 countries surveyed in terms of ease of access to a healthcare system, with Irish patient(...)

Justice Mary Laffoy, chair of the Citizens’ Assembly discussing the Eighth Amendment, in Malahide, Co Dublin, last November. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of submissions received by the Citizens’ Assembly on abortion has been “way beyond” what it expected, an assembly spokeswoman has said. M(...)

Musicians need to be aware  there are risks that instruments can become colonised with mould and fungi, says Dr Jenny King, first author of the study, of North Manchester general hospital.

Wind musicians have been warned to clean their instruments after a man died from a lung disease triggered by fungi lurking in his bagpipes. The piper(...)

The parents of a ‘profoundly neurologically disabled’ two-year-old boy say they are devastated by a British High Court judge’s decision to allow medics to provide only palliative care to the child.

The parents of a ”profoundly neurologically disabled” two-year-old boy say they are “devastated” by a British High Court judge’s decision to allow med(...)

Junior doctors have voted overwhelmingly to take industrial action over their campaign to reduce “dangerously long” working hours. It is alleged in October 2012, Dr Ahmed failed to order chemotherapy treatment for a patient despite being reminded and requested to do so by the Chief Oncology Pharmacist at the hospital. Photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

A new bedside blood test for sepsis has the potential to save many thousands of lives, scientists have said. The life-threatening condition is caused (...)