Ken Mealy

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Currently, 26 hospitals provide surgical services in Ireland, though in many smaller hospitals the volume of work is low by international standards

Outcomes for many patients requiring emergency surgery are better when the operation is done by busier surgeons, new Irish research indicates. Patien(...)

An external review into 13 missed cancer cases at Wexford General Hospital is to be completed within six months. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An external review into 13 missed cancer cases at Wexford General Hospital is to be completed within six months. The review will examine governance, (...)

Portlaoise hospital: the report says the hospital is “not set up to provide safe acute and elective surgery”. Photograph: James Flynn/AP.

“Urgent correction and reconfiguration” is needed to avoid the “collapse” of care processes at Portlaoise hospital, according to an unpublished revie(...)