Rathmines native Jenny Stokes says she has been impressed with the NHS since the Covid-19 pandemic began.

Moving to another country during a pandemic was less daunting than Jenny Stokes had expected. “I’d heard horror stories of people not finding anywhere(...)

Better funded than before, due to the crisis of the past 18 months, the HSE is also riding high in public esteem

What have we learned from the Covid-19 pandemic and can these lessons be applied to future healthcare provision? Experts prescribe the HSE’s b(...)

Dr Tony Holohan after having received an Honorary Fellowship from RCSI on Thursday.

Ireland is on track to have one of the highest uptakes in the world for Covid-19 vaccines, according to State chief medical officer Tony Holohan. Kee(...)

Prof Karina Butler, Chair of National Immunisation Advisory Committee. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Vaccination, argues one well-placed source, is always vital – however, “it’s not essential to the political life of the country”. Covid-19 has turned(...)

The medical body said the six cases are among “a total of 11 cases” of placentitis caused by Covid-19 to have been identified in Ireland since the start of the pandemic. Photograph: iStock

A Covid-19 infection led to a woman having a second trimester miscarriage earlier this year, the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) has sai(...)

Gardaí have said high-visibility patrols at public amenities, parks and beauty spots will continue across the country this weekend. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A further 624 Covid-19 cases and an additional two coronavirus-related deaths have been reported in the State. This brings the total number of Covid-(...)

US infectious diseases expert, Dr Anthony Fauci, holds up the scroll he received from the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) as he was conferred with his Honorary Fellowship

Countries “can’t just completely turn off all public health measures” as more and more people are vaccinated against Covid-19, top US infectious disea(...)

  Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland president says union’s preference is that State exams should proceed this summer, with modified papers. File photograph: iStock

The Cabinet will next week make a final decision on the format of this year’s Leaving Certificate exams with a number of options still under consider(...)

The report says this is particularly important for children affected by poor housing, poverty, cultural differences or those living in difficult home circumstances. Photograph: iStock

Paediatricians and public health doctors have called for the reopening of schools to be prioritised in support of children’s developmental and mental (...)

John Harbison arriving at a crime scene in Co Laois, December 2000. Photograph: Frank Miller

Born: December 23rd, 1935 Died: December 18th, 2021 John Harbison, who has died aged 84, was the State’s first forensic state pathologist. His long s(...)

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