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(...)

Up to 10,000 people marched in Waterford city earlier today calling for a 24/7 cardiology service at University Hospital Waterford (UHW).

Up to 10,000 people marched in Waterford city earlier today calling for a 24/7 cardiology service at University Hospital Waterford (UHW). The South E(...)

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(...)

Members of the Madrigallery Chamber Choir rehearsing ahead of the premiere of a commissioned choral works, Hospital Voices, in the chapel at University Hospital Waterford (UHW) on Thursday, December 6th.  Photograph: Patrick Browne

Ireland’s longest running arts and health organisation, the Waterford Healing Arts Trust (WHAT) celebrates 25 years with the premiere of a commissione(...)

Radiographer Kashimbo Musonda is facing allegations of poor professional performance and professional misconduct in connection to events that transpired at University Hospital Waterford while she worked there in  2017. Image: iStock.

A radiographer who allegedly mistook a knee for an elbow in an X-ray image and exposed a young patient’s mother to radiation, did not appear to be awa(...)

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