There are also currently 46,949 children across Ireland waiting to see a paediatrician for an outpatient appointment in the three Dublin hospitals that make up Children’s Health Ireland

Hospital waiting lists have reached a new record high, with almost 50,000 additional people waiting for an outpatient appointment since the start of t(...)

 Radiotherapy services manager Clarie Roe demonstrates the new linear accelerator at the Glandore Centre to Tánaiste Simon Coveney and  Geraldine McCarthy, chair of the South/South West Hospital Group.

A new €40 million cancer treatment centre in Cork will provide a comprehensive range of services in advance of an anticipated 50 per cent increase in (...)

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(...)

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The excessive workload of consultants in public hospitals is impacting on patient care, senior doctors have said. The Irish Hospital Consultants Ass(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris disputed the Irish Hospital Consultants Association’s assessment, saying it was “inaccurate” to suggest the lower numbers of trolleys could be attributed to the curtailment of elective procedure. Photograph: James Forde

Hundreds of patients, including some seriously ill with cancer, are missing out on vital operations due to efforts to cut trolley numbers and a shorta(...)

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association say that if the Government does not remedy the pay problem Ireland will have lost, in another decade, most of a generation of the specialists that the country absolutely needs. Photograph: The Irish Times

Public hospital care will be irreparably damaged unless the Government ends the system of lower pay for recently appointed hospital specialists, the I(...)