Mercy University Hospital Clinical Research Facility director Joe Eustace, SRL Pharma vice-president Anita Maguire and founder Margaret Shine. Photograph: Clare Keogh

Food companies have always tested new foods or beverages on ordinary consumers before release. Now the pharmaceutical companies are doing the same thi(...)

Mercy hospital had applied for the aid on the basis that it was a charity and a not-for-profit entity.

The Department of Health has said it does not stand over the actions of a hospital that used an EU food scheme for deprived people to supplement the (...)

“The Irish are a little bit like ‘We have to wait for something to drop off before we come to surgery’,” said Dr Pixie McKenna of Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies. Dr McKenna grew up in Glasheen in Cork and obtained her medical degree from University College Cork. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Irish people need to overcome their shyness about embarrassing health issues and be more willing to visit doctors to discuss their health, acco(...)

Medical expert says greater risk of head injury for children in riding falls. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Children are more at risk of serious head injury than adults in falls from horses, a medical expert has said. Assistant State Pathologist, Dr Margaret(...)

In January, a number of Cork GPs began to refer electronically into cardiology, respiratory and vascular departments at the MUH. Over 250 electronic r(...)

Dietitian Fiona Dunlevy with an example of dishes at The Coombe Womens Hospital. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

It’s one of the most talked-about aspects of being in hospital, and usually for all the wrong reasons. “How’s the food?” is often the first question p(...)

Seven-year-old  Patrick McCarthy, who was killed on Saturday after being thrown from a horse in the Spring Lane halting site, Blackpool, Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The family of a seven-year-old boy who died after he was thrown from a horse have spoken of the loss of their “little angel”, whose greatest joy in li(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2