Shane Higgins

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Iwona Prusinska and her baby Sara, who was born a day shy of 24 weeks in the National Maternity Hospital in May.

Recent advances in maternal and foetal medicine have undoubtedly saved lives and improved the well-being of preterm babies and their families. The pr(...)

Dr Michael O’Connell will be the 32nd Master of the Coombe Hospital, which will celebrate its bi-centenary in 2026.

The Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital has appointed Dr Michael O’Connell to be its next master. Dr O’Connell, a consultant obstetrician (...)

The number of Irish  babies born with low birth wieght is rising at a rate exceeded only by Czechia among higher income countries. Photograph: iStock

An increasing number of Irish babies are being born with low birth weight, putting them at increased risk of health issues during life, a major intern(...)

The National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The National Maternity Hospital has issued invitations to a Catholic Mass to mark the inauguration of its new Master, Prof Shane Higgins, on January 1(...)

Prof Shane Higgins has a broad range of clinical and management experience gained within Ireland, Scotland and Australia.

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Prof Shane Higgins has been appointed master of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) in Dublin. He succee(...)

The proposed relocation of the National Maternity Hospital to the St Vincent’s campus would deliver a  modern healthcare facility, the hearing was told. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A doctor leading the new National Maternity Hospital (NMH) project has urged planners to approve the current application which would “significantly el(...)