Nurses on the picket line at St Vincent’s hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The three children’s hospitals in Dublin are to postpone planned inpatient and day-case procedures as well as outpatient appointments scheduled for ne(...)

Peter Hughes, general secretary of the PNA, said overtime is voluntary and therefore cannot be construed as industrial action. The issue can be resolved, and there should be no penalty on staff who take part in the ban, he said. Photograph: Getty Images

The three children’s hospitals in Dublin are to postpone planned in-patient and day case procedures as well as out-patient appointments scheduled for (...)

The Joint Committee on the future of Mental Health Care heard children with mental health difficulties and eating disorders are facing long waits for an appointment with a psychologist in some areas. Photograph: Getty images

Children with mental health difficulties and eating disorders are waiting for more than 15 months for psychology appointments in some areas, an Oireac(...)

The HSE said the majority of the children are fine although some had experienced mild symptoms. File photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

An investigation has begun after drain cleaning fluid was used instead of an approved dental product during treatment of up to 43 children at a clinic(...)

Senior HSE management held a meeting on Wednesday to discuss the recent instances at the acute psychiatric unit located on the grounds of University Hospital Limerick. Photograph: Alan Betson

A review of security arrangements is being carried out at an acute psychiatric unit located on the grounds of one of the busiest hospitals in the coun(...)