Cancelled operations: elective surgery fell 54 per cent between 2012 and 2016, according to the Irish Hospital Consultants Association. Photograph: E+/Getty

Senior doctors have painted a stark picture of a seriously underfunded health service that faces lengthening waiting lists as it tries to deal with st(...)

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association warned key targets in relation to cancer care were  being missed. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The Government needs to invest more than €5 billion in additional beds, equipment and infrastructure as there is now clear evidence acute hospitals ar(...)

Facilities for patients with acute psychiatric difficulties in Waterford University Hospital remain unsuitable despite a recent €1.2 million upgrade, (...)