Tallaght Hospital is among the facilities that will be give extra funding to provide additional diagnostic services for patients.

Hospitals are to be given about €1 million to secure additional capacity to provide diagnostic services for patients – including from the private sec(...)

Adding €2 to €3 to the cost of a packet of cigarettes and ring-fencing the revenue for cancer drugs would cover the cost of new treatments, says oncologist Prof John Crown.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Demand for expensive immune system drugs to treat cancers is going to increase because of their effectiveness but costs need to be contained so the wi(...)

Prof John Crown has called on St Vincent’s University Hospital to declare its independence. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Leading medical experts have called on the board of St Vincent’s University Hospital to provide public assurances that the facility operates independe(...)

 St Luke’s Hospital in Rathgar, Dublin. Sarcoma patients have criticised new arrangements for treating those with the condition at the hospital. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Sarcoma patients have criticised new arrangements for treating those with the condition. The Sarcoma Action Group claims the care of non-complex sar(...)

St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, where INMO members in the A&E department have voted for industrial action due to overcrowding. Photograph: Dave Meehan/ The Irish Times/ File photo

Members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) working in the emergency department of St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin have vo(...)

For years the full remuneration package of senior managers in voluntary hospitals and agencies which are funded by the State remained a closely guarde(...)