GP Dr Darach Brennan at Johnstown Medical Centre, Waterford.  Brennan says the threat of Covid-19 ‘became very real, very quickly’ following two high-profile cases in Waterford. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

There have been blips, but Waterford still has the lowest cumulative incidence of the virus, and just 1% of all cases. Does it hold lessons for the(...)

The patient had been an inpatient at University Hospital Waterford   in a medical ward as they had ‘not met the case definition’ for Covid-19 at the time.

Occupational health experts are to contact all staff at University Hospital Waterford on Wednesday after a patient tested positive at the hospital, it(...)

UHW general manager Grace Rothwell said steps had been taken to address the concerns of the State Pathologist’s Office about the condition of its mortuary. File photograph: Patrick Browne

University Hospital Waterford has acquired new air conditioning units for its dilapidated mortuary following concerns that conditions could contaminat(...)

Undated image of Katie Manton given by  her parents Aoife and Raymond Manton, of Dualla Road, Cashel, Co Tipperary, after they had settled a High Court action on her behalf. File photograph: Collins Courts

The HSE has apologised to the family of a seven-year-old Tipperary girl with cerebral palsy who has settled for €6.7 million her legal action over the(...)

South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel. An audit  found visible bloodstains on a blood gas machine in the hospital’s intensive care unit, while red stains were visible on a mattress cover and a pillow

The standard of environmental hygiene at South Tipperary General Hospital is “sub-optimal” with “unacceptable” levels of dust an ongoing issue, Healt(...)