Deputy Thomas Gould said he learned only one ICU bed was added  in the Mercy University Hospital, Cork.

Sinn Féin has strongly criticised the Government, saying it has added only two intensive care beds to hospitals in Cork throughout the summer despite (...)

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(...)

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