Mr Justice Barr said Ms Browne was entitled to her costs up to September 27th, 2016, when the first lodgment was made, but the defendants were entitled to their costs from the following day, September 28th.

A woman awarded €260,000 after having a kidney removed due to alleged negligence during surgery has been ordered to pay some of the legal costs of her(...)

Mr Justice Anthony Barr said, when Margaret Browne (above) with an address in Waterford, underwent a hysterectomy operation seven years ago, sutures were placed in the ureter leading to the left kidney which caused a total obstruction of the ureter. Photograph: Collins Courts

A woman who had pain after a hysterectomy operation and later had to have a kidney removed has been awarded €260,000 damages by the High Court. Mr J(...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Mr Peter Van Geene has 21 days to appeal any sanction imposed by Medical Council to High Court. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Medical Council has said it was not in the public interest to publish the sanction imposed on a gynaecologist who was found guilty last year of po(...)

Helen Cruise leaving the fitness-to-practise hearing at the Medical Council with members of her family. Photograph: Alan Betson

Maybe there isn’t a better way of processing complaints against doctors than fitness-to-practise hearings at the Medical Council, but for the sake of (...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene during the  Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry at Kingram House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The lengthy Medical Council inquiry into Peter Van Geene concluded on Wednesday with the former consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist found not gu(...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene. Photograph: Collins

An obstetrician and gynaecologist has been found guilty of allegations of poor professional performance on two counts at a Medical Council inquiry. Pe(...)

Dr Peter Van Geene. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A ruling on the Medical Council inquiry into consultant gynaecologist Peter van Geene is not expected until the end of this month after the inquiry w(...)

 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(...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene during the Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry at Kingram House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

An obstetrician accused of poor professional performance should have stopped carrying out hysterectomies if there were repeated complications, a Medic(...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene outside of a fitness to practice inquiry. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Two women had their wombs needlessly removed, an expert witness has told a medical council fitness to practice inquiry. Yesterday was the fifth day o(...)

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