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The new HSE figures also showed five out of every 10 children admitted to hospital similarly spent one night or fewer in a bed before being discharged. Photograph: Alan Betson

Three out of every 10 patients admitted to hospital are discharged within 24 hours or under, according to new figures that senior doctors say point to(...)

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(...)

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and reconfiguration” is needed to avoid the “collapse” of care processes at Portlaoise hospital, according to an unpublished revie(...)