Patient advocate Mark Molloy, pictured with his wife Roisin, said he feels ‘let down’ by Minister for Health Simon Harris and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar over the under-funding of the national maternity strategy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

One of two patient advocates on the board of the Health Service Executive (HSE) has resigned after only six months in protest at the “tokenistic” trea(...)

Sarah Browne: Report to an Academy (2016),  HD video 28 minutes. Courtesy: the artist

What should “equality” really mean for women? One argument suggests it demands support for women to achieve the same as men. Why is support required? (...)

When 2010 opened its bleary eyes, in the teeth of the last recession, it took our towns and cities a little while to catch up. People hang on, spend t(...)

Sepsis is triggered by infection, leading to organ malfunction and failure. Photograph: Getty

One in five patients who develop sepsis dies from the condition, and mortality rates are on the rise again after falling for almost a decade, a new re(...)

Hide and Seek in the Devil's Garden by Michael Hutter which will be shown by Gallery X

The temporary installation of a work by street artist and illustrator Joe Caslin in the Courtyard gallery at the National Gallery creates a stunning c(...)

Karen McEvoy died of suspected sepsis at Naas General Hospital on December 25th last.

HSE protocols drawn up following the death of Savita Halappanavar should be studied by legal representatives in advance of an inquest into the death o(...)

New guidelines were recommended in official reports into the death of Savita Halappanavar in University Hospital Galway in 2012.

The Health Service Executive has won an international award for its efforts to tackle sepsis after showing it had cut the death rate from the conditio(...)

Paul Reid, director general HSE. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Health Service Executive is seeking to recruit a clinical lead for abortion, nine months after the service was introduced. The person appointed w(...)

Karen McEvoy and her partner Barry Kelly

Media coverage of the forthcoming inquest into the death of a young mother, a week after giving birth, would be “extremely important” for all women ac(...)

Artwork by Nevercrew who will be taking part in the Waterford Walls festival

Twenty years ago, street art and graffiti crews were undisputed troublemakers. The public looked on in outrage at signs and tags appearing on derelict(...)

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