The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) said more than 12 patients were cared for on chairs in University Hospital Limerick.

Eighty patients deemed to required admission are waiting for a bed at University Hospital Limerick on Wednesday, nurses have said. The Irish Nurses a(...)

The Association of Optometrists Ireland has said Covid-19 has exacerbated already long waiting lists for eye care. Photograph: Getty Images

Waiting lists for eye-care are “out of control” with some patients having to wait five years for cataract operations, it has been claimed. The Assoc(...)

Vanessa Job: “If my cancer was caught earlier, who is to say they might not have been able to stop it spreading?”

Sligo-based Vanessa Job was recovering reasonably well from bowel cancer diagnosed in 2018 when a spot on her liver was discovered in January 2020 dur(...)

Gardaí are appealing for information about the incident. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A young woman has died following a car crash near Boyle, Co Roscommon. The woman, aged in her 20s, was the front seat passenger in a car which hit a (...)

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said there were 573 admitted patients waiting on trolleys for beds on Monday morning at hospitals across the State. File photograph: Alan Betson

The number of people on trolleys in hospitals has been extraordinarily high and extraordinarily disappointing, the Minister for Health Simon Harris ha(...)

Gardaí said the crash happened around 12.50pm on Saturday at Ardleckna, Elphin, Co Roscommon. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Five people have been injured in a two-car collision in Co Roscommon. In a statement, gardaí said the crash happened around 12.50pm on Saturday at Ar(...)

The 39-bed Elm Mount Unit at St Vincent’s University Hospital said the issue was now high risk. Photograph: Google Street View

A Dublin mental health centre has failed to comply with the code of practice on physical restraint for four consecutive years, an inspection report ha(...)

Hospital overcrowding on Tuesday reached the highest levels this year and the second-highest level recorded, says the INMO

The HSE is planning to provide additional home care packages, more transitional care beds and extra funding for the Fair Deal nursing home scheme in t(...)

Kate and Leanne Moss, daughters of the Mary Moss, outside the Four Courts. Photograph: Collins

The HSE has apologised at the High Court to a 69-year old woman who suffered a major stroke after she was discharged from a hospital without her blood(...)

‘Summer 2019 is as bad as winter was five years ago,’ says INMO general secretary Phil Ní Sheaghdha. File photograph: Alan Betson

Almost 7,400 people were left in hospital without beds last month, an increase of 7 per cent on the same numbers left waiting in June 2018, the Irish (...)

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