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Children not considered in urgent need of an MRI under general anaesthesia at Crumlin Hospital can wait up to 7 years. Photograph: iStock

The waiting list for a child to receive an MRI scan under a general anaesethetic at the children’s hospital in Crumlin is now so long that it effectiv(...)

The vaccine is sprayed into each nostril and is free to healthy children aged two to 12. Photograph: Getty Images

General practitioners across Ireland are concerned about the low uptake of the children’s flu vaccine which is available free to all healthy children (...)

Aimee Brennan had the operation at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Dublin when she was six years old. She now has paraplegia and has to use a wheelchair.

A 12-year-old girl paralysed from the chest down allegedly after an operation for curvature of her spine has settled her High Court action for €9.4mil(...)

David Fortune has pleaded not guilty.

The trial of a Dubliner charged with murdering his father has heard the deceased was stabbed to death while trying to calm down the accused. Gerard ((...)

 Michael Keogh from Mallow, Co Cork a patient at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O Brien/The Irish Times

First proposed in 1970s, the hospital’s new facilities opened in June but when the whole project is complete it will still not have enough beds to (...)

Minister of State for Special Education Josepha Madigan said, “Recent months have been very difficult for staff and students, and we want to work with our schools to ensure that the necessary special class places are available for those who need them.” Photograph by Crispin Rodwell for the Irish Times

CARL O’BRIEN, Education Editor Twenty-five primary schools in the south Dublin area have been ordered to open classes for children with special needs(...)

More than one-third of doctors working in Irish hospitals were trained abroad. File photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Foreign-trained doctors with internships previously not recognised by the Irish Medical Council are eligible, from Friday, to apply for specialist tra(...)

Restricted capacity on a Dublin Bus vehicle amid the coronavirus pandemic. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has said it has no extra vehicles to facilitate “special buses” for hospital workers during the Level 5 Covid-1(...)

Thin Lizzy: Brian Robertson, Phil Lynott, Scott Gorham performing live onstage in London, 1978. (Photo by Fin Costello/Redferns)

Former members recall the magic and tragic descent of Thin Lizzy – even if they disagree on it If you want to see the platonic ideal of a rock b(...)

Medical gaslighting occurs more to women than men

Olive O’Connor knew in her gut that something wasn’t right with her new born baby, but no one would listen to her. Nurses said she was being over prot(...)

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