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Prof Michael O’Connell is the new master at the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital on Cork Street in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Plans to move the Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital in Dublin to a site by the new national children’s hospital at St James’s are unlikel(...)

Karen McEvoy died of suspected sepsis at Naas General Hospital on December 25th, 2018.

There was a “heavy onus” on the master of the Coombe maternity hospital, Dublin, to ensure all information relating to the death of a young mother a w(...)

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 Coombe began providing abortion services last month after calling for a delay in introducing the procedure. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Coombe hospital in Dublin is seeking a new head as the existing master, Dr Sharon Sheehan, completes her seven-year term this year. One of the la(...)

Within two days of giving birth, Karen McEvoy was complaining of severe back and abdominal pain, exhaustion, flu-like symptoms and sweating.

Karen McEvoy (24), originally from Tallaght in Dublin, died of suspected sepsis on Christmas Day, a week after she had given birth in the Coombe hospi(...)

The Coombe Women and Infants hospital in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan for The Irish Times

About 2-3 per cent of pregnancies involve a congenital abnormality, of which about 15 per cent are life-limiting, or potentially so. Major congenital (...)

A spokeswoman for the Rotunda in Dublin said it would be providing abortions from the new year. Photograph: Alan Betson

The 162 doctors signed up to provide abortion services in the State will “be enough” to ensure that women do not have to go abroad to terminate a preg(...)

Coombe master Dr Sharon Sheehan  has cited issues including the absence of finalised clinical guidelines, models of care and legislation, as well as staff training and resources, for a delay implementing new legislation. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital has told the Government it will not be ready to provide abortion services from January 1st as plann(...)

The Coombe Women & Infants University Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Aisling McNevin (26) was diagnosed with having a fatal foetal abnormality less than a week after the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment was pas(...)

Eoin McCallig:  a €15m settlement was approved by High Court on Tuesday, a few days ahead of his fifth birthday.

A young boy with cerebral palsy has secured a €15 million settlement and apology from a Dublin maternity hospital that he sued, claiming negligence i(...)

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