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A Medical Council disciplinary hearing has heard that two of the doctors attending a hearing are admitting charges of poor professional performance while the third is not present at the inquiry. Photograph: David Sleator

Three doctors working in the same hospital are the subject of a Medical Council disciplinary hearing after disagreements among staff over the correct (...)

Declan O Callaghan, of Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, leaving the Four Courts. A court heard on Wednesday that Mr O’Callaghan’s professional fate would be decided by two cases against him yet to be heard by a tribunal. Photograph: Collins

When Roscommon solicitor Declan O’Callaghan became obliged to reimburse two clients whose money he had taken without their authorisation, he adopted a(...)

A consultant obstetrician at South Tipperary General Hospital wrongly diagnosed an ectopic pregnancy in a patient when it may have been viable, a Medical Council disciplinary hearing has heard. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto.

A Tipperary woman whose pregnancy was allegedly misdiagnosed has recalled how she responded to the news by wanting to “kill” anyone who harmed her bab(...)

 Consultant  gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene at an earlier hearing of the   Medical Council in Dublin. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins  Consultant  gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene at an earlier hearing of the   Medical Council in Dublin. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A consultant doctor has defended himself against claims from one of his hysterectomy patients at a Medical Council inquiry in Dublin on Tuesday. Cons(...)

Bimbo Paden (42) who is from the Philippines, was found guilty on two charges of professional misconduct at a fitness to practise hearing before the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland. Photograph: James Connolly / PicSell

A nurse who placed surgical tape over the mouth of a patient in a Sligo hospital has been found guilty of professional misconduct. Bimbo Paden (...)

Bimbo Paden faces three charges of professional misconduct before the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.Photograph: James Connolly/PicSell

A nurse who placed tape over a patient’s mouth in a Sligo hospital has described what he did as “an act of stupidity”. Bimbo Paden, a Filipino nurse a(...)

A  nurse who placed tape over a patient’s mouth accepts he is guilty of professional misconduct, an inquiry heard today.

A nurse who placed tape over a patient’s mouth accepts he is guilty of professional misconduct, an inquiry heard today.Bimbo Paden, a Filipino nurse (...)

A doctor who diagnosed a woman with gastric flu a day before she died of probable pneumonia did not fall short of the standards that could reasonably be expected of a general practitioner, a Medical Council fitness to practice inquiry has heard. Photograph: David Sleator.

Tim O’Brien A doctor who diagnosed a woman with gastric flu a day before she died of probable pneumonia did not fall short of the standar(...)

 Vicki Core (20) who died on July 1st 2007, a day after she presenting to a GP, identified as Dr A, who is the subject of a Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry.

A doctor is facing 11 allegations in connection with his care of a 20-year-old woman who died one day after she was seen by the medical professional i(...)