Miriam Roche, project manager for the electronic patient record, and Dr Gráinne Courtney, chief clinical information officer,  with one of the hospital’s new portable EPR trolleys. Photograph: Dave Meehan/ The Irish Times

St James’s Hospital in Dublin, the largest acute hospital in the State, has gone digital with a new electronic patient record (EPR) which it expects w(...)

Enjoying the good weather at O’Carrolls Cove, near Waterville, Co Kerry. Photograph: Frank Miller

Ireland has been ranked 14th in a global table of skin cancer susceptibility, a new medical study shows. New Zealand has the highest rate of skin can(...)

Gardaí are searching for Margaret Kelly (74), who went missing after a visit to St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Handout photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí are searching for an elderly woman who went missing in Dublin on Monday afternoon. Margaret Kelly (74), who is from Galway, went missing foll(...)

The State’s hospitals are expected to overspend by €80m this year

The Department of Health is deeply unhappy that the Health Service Executive’s spending is already €300 million ahead of budget. The HSE insists much (...)

Marian Tracy (60), who died four days after surgery to remove her thyroid in 2015.

A verdict of medical misadventure has been returned at the inquest into the death of Marian Tracy (60). Ms Tracy, of Dodsboro Road, Lucan, Co Dublin(...)

The conference was told by Dr Fergal Hickey “the only reason that cocaine doesn’t get the bad press that it should get is that it’s deemed to be a middle-class or upper-class drug.”

The introduction of roadside drug testing may be having the inadvertent effect of tackling the “epidemic” of over-the-counter painkiller abuse in Irel(...)

Central to the work, which involved  Trinity College Dublin, St James’s Hospital, the Coombe hospital and the University of Hull, was the isolation and study of cancer stem cells. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish-led researchers have found a way to make it potentially easier to kill off tumour cells and make radiotherapy more effective for people with oes(...)

St James’s Hospital:   Minister for Health Simon Harris welcomed the joint initiative between Trinity College Dublin and the hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A new cancer institute is to be developed in a joint initiative between Trinity College Dublin and St James’s Hospital. The first of its kind in the(...)

The scene in Harold’s Cross in Dublin where a man (57) was fatally injured after intervening in a dispute. Photograph: Google Street View

A man who died from injuries sustained in an early morning assault in south Dublin was a Good Samaritan who fell victim to a so-called one-punch homi(...)

Margaret Fagan (93), who spent 20 hours on a trolley in St James’s Hospital. Photograph: Rita Fagan

The daughter of a 93-year-old woman has complained of her “outrage” after her mother spent 20 hours on a hospital trolley following a nine-hour wait f(...)

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