Noel Giblin

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Procesa Basa Robediso, who was employed as a nurse in Simpson’s Hospital nursing home, Dundrum, Dublin 16, between  2010 and  2013, is accused of professional misconduct and poor professional performance over  allegedly locking an elderly  resident in a bathroom. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A fitness-to-practise inquiry has retired to consider its verdict in a case against a nurse who is alleged to have locked an elderly nursing home resi(...)

Ten nurses  refused to take up duty in University College Hospital Galway’s acute psychiatric unit early on Wednesday morning in protest over inadequate staffing. File photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Psychiatric nurses at University College Hospital Galway (UCHG) have agreed to return to duty following an intervention by the Labour Relations Commis(...)

Hiqa chief executive Phelim Quinn: said the HSE put in new management arrangements and convinced Hiqa the systems in place ensured better protection for residents. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Gardaí have sent a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions about the death of a resident of the Áras Attracta disability centre in Swinford, Co Ma(...)

Extreme dehydration and malnutrition were “severe contributory factors” in the death of a man at an HSE-run centre for people with disabilities, acc(...)

A section of the  crowd at today’s protest march organised by community groups and supported by health service unions over the planned closure of all acute inpatient psychiatric beds at St Bridgid’s Hospital, Ballinasloe. Photograph: Hany Marzouk

A crowd estimated at 2,500 took to the streets of Ballinasloe, Co Galway today to protest at a decision by the HSE not to open 22 acute mental heal(...)