The patient had been an inpatient at University Hospital Waterford   in a medical ward as they had ‘not met the case definition’ for Covid-19 at the time.

Occupational health experts are to contact all staff at University Hospital Waterford on Wednesday after a patient tested positive at the hospital, it(...)

University Hospital Waterford (UHW) said in a letter sent on Friday to GPs in five counties  that the move was to allow it to deal with the number of patients already on the waiting list to see a urologist.

The main regional hospital in the south east of the country has said it will not accept any new referrals from GPs for urology out-patient services fo(...)

Wexford-based vessel Alize at the quayside in Howth in 2019. It sank off Hook Head on January 4th with Joe Sinnott and Willie Whelan aboard. Photograph: Tony Muldoon

The body of fisherman William “Willie” Whelan has been recovered from a sunken trawler by divers off the Wexford coast. The 41-year-old from Saltmill(...)

Pat ‘the Lawnmower Man’ at Kearney’s on Convent Street in Tallow. ‘Give somebody a majority for five years and let them get on with it.’ Photograph: Mary Browne

“Rural Ireland is closed,” says Pat “The Lawnmower Man” from Tallow in west Waterford. He won’t give his last name – everyone knows him as The Lawnmo(...)

The emergency department at St James’s Hospital in Dublin: “a different sort of purgatory, a grim one with security personnel and an air of healthcare professionals stretched to breaking point”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Over the past few months, I have paid four visits to emergency departments, one as a patient and the others while accompanying someone suffering from (...)

Participants in Saturday’s march in Waterford. Photograph: Eoghan Dalton

Thousands of people took the streets of Waterford city on Saturday in the latest protest calling for a call for a 24/7 cardiology service at Universit(...)

the four consultants criticised the poor condition of the mortuary facilities , saying dead bodies had been left lying on trolleys at the hospital, leaking bodily fluids onto corridors and making closed-coffin funerals unavoidable in some cases. Photograph: Patrick Browne/The Irish Times

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) has defended the four pathologists who highlighted concerns about the mortuary facilities at Univers(...)

Consultant pathologist Rob Landers: ‘For the HSE to claim they were unaware of the issues and risks associated with the mortuary is at best disingenuous.’ Photograph: Eoghan Dalton

Pathologists at University Hospital Waterford (UHW) have reacted angrily to a statement by the South/Southwest Hospital Group (SSWHG) saying it had “n(...)

Prof Rob Landers said he had been campaigning  for a new facility for 15 years ‘and suddenly, after a huge negative pressure from the media today, the HSE announces it’s going to start in six months’. time’ Photograph: Eoghan Dalton

One of the consultant pathologists who wrote a damning letter to the Health Service Executive informing them of serious concerns at University Hospita(...)

Kashimbo Musonda outside a fitness to practise hearing in  Dublin last year. Photograph: Donall Farmer

The president of the High Court has struck off a radiographer after being satisfied she is “a danger to the public” due to her “substandard” knowledge(...)

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