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The report found the majority of injuries happened in the home. Photograph: iStock

Three out of every four major serious injuries to children are avoidable, according to a new report. Low falls, road traffic collisions and burns acc(...)

Cars  line up at the RocDoc rapid Covid test centre based  at Dublin Airport on Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A further 50 deaths of Covid-19 patients were reported on Friday as the chief medical officer warned of a newly identified variant identified in Brazi(...)

Prof John Bates, a consultant in intensive care medicine at University Hospital Galway (UHG), said that the vaccination of healthcare workers ‘cannot happen fast enough’ as hospitals deal with rapid increases in people with the virus being admitted.

An accelerated rollout of Covid-19 vaccines to frontline healthcare workers is “absolutely crucial” to managing a surging third wave of the pandemic, (...)

Of 273 patients who required a CT brain scan in 2018, 48 per cent got one within an hour. Photograph: iStock

Thousands of people suffer major trauma each year as a result of often preventable falls and other incidents at home, according to a new report. Desp(...)

Research  found that where TXA was given within three hours of the injury being sustained, the rate of death could be significantly reduced. Photograph: Alan Betson

A drug trialled at Cork University Hospital (CUH) has been found to reduce deaths from head trauma by as much as 20 per cent. The result has been de(...)

 Sixmilebridge  celebrate claiming a 14th Clare SHC title after their victory over Cratloe at Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Sixmilebridge 0-21 Cratloe 0-15 Sixmilebridge were crowned Clare senior hurling champions for the 14th time at Cusack Park on Sunday following a six-(...)

So far this year, six cyclists have been killed on Irish roads and many more injured, some very seriously. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Irish hospitals treat one cyclist every three days for major trauma sustained in road traffic incidents, according to new research. A total of 410 cy(...)

The immediate takeaway from Tomorrows’ sophomore release, The Night Chorus 1, is that the seven nocturnally-led arrangements (which get the ball rolli(...)

There are 26 major trauma centres in Ireland, but no one hospital has all necessary trauma services on site, says the report

Large numbers of patients are dying unnecessarily due to delays in setting up a co-ordinated system for treating trauma patients, according to a new r(...)

Ella Martin (3) pictured with her mother Olivia O’Callaghan. Photograph:  Cork Courts Limited.

An open verdict has been recorded at an inquest into the death of a previously healthy three-year-old girl from Co Cork who died suddenly after fallin(...)

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