Fergal Malone

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The Rotunda Hospital last week ratified Prof Sean Daly as its 40th master. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The process used by the Rotunda Hospital to select its next master “needs to be challenged” due to concerns raised over a lack of gender balance, acco(...)

Prof Sean Daly has been appointed as next master of the Rotunda Hospital. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Rotunda Hospital has fast-tracked the ratification of Prof Sean Daly as its new master following controversy over the appointment process. While (...)

A former master of the Coombe Women’s Hospital, Prof Seán Daly (59) will be the first person to have led two of Dublin’s maternity hospitals.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The selection of a male obstetrician as the new master of the Rotunda hospital has prompted public expressions of disappointment from the two unsucces(...)

Prof Sean Daly. Photograph: Alan Betson

The appointment of Prof Sean Daly as next master of the Rotunda Hospital will reinforce its position as “the maternity hospital of choice”, staff have(...)

The Rotunda hospital reported 57 per cent of patients and 74 per cent of their partners were fully vaccinated. File photograph: Photograph: Alan Betson

The Rotunda maternity hospital is to extend its visiting hours for partners of pregnant women to “close to pre-pandemic levels” following a “significa(...)

The uptake for Covid-19 vaccines in Ireland has been very high – more than 90 per cent of the population over 40 years of age have now attended a vacc(...)

Peter Boylan, former master of the National Maternity Hospital at Holles Street said: ‘I think it probably reflects partly, maybe, the population that the Rotunda serves.’  File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Master of the Rotunda maternity hospital has said 60 per cent of patients and partners “walking around the Rotunda hospital” are not vaccinated, m(...)

Some women who declined to be vaccinated expressed concern about the possible effects on their unborn babies, Prof Fergal Malone said.  File photograph: Getty

Half of the pregnant women attending the Rotunda Hospital who were offered a Covid-19 vaccine have declined to take it, according to the master of the(...)

The Rotunda was the first site to spot the cyberattack, at 2am last Friday morning, and the first to start shutting down computers. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Restoration of computer systems in the health service will take “many weeks” following last week’s cyberattack, according to the Health Service Execut(...)

Taoiseach Micheal Martin said it would take some days to assess the impact of the attack. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has insisted Ireland will not pay any ransom to hackers who attacked the state’s health service. Earlier, Minister of State(...)

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