In Ireland, medical device manufacturers are obliged to report adverse health outcomes that might be linked to their implements to the HPRA.

Eight deaths that might have been caused by medical devices were reported in the first nine months of this year to the relevant Irish regulator, accor(...)

1) Self-testing kits for HIV should not be relied on as the sole means to check for HIV, according to the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA).(...)

A HIV self-test kit. File photograph: Mauro Pimentel/AFP/ Getty Images

The State’s medicines and health products watchdog has warned people against relying solely on self-administered Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) te(...)