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One consultant said he had been told that a planned urgent procedure on a patient with cancer had been cancelled. File image: Getty

Some private sector medical consultants have claimed they have been forced to stop carrying out procedures because the Government has withdrawn insura(...)

An empty Dublin city centre on Sunday morning. Drone photograph taken with permission from the Irish Aviation Authority. Photograph: Aerial.ie

A key element of the Government’s plans for dealing with the Covid-19 crisis – the move of up to 600 private hospital medical specialists into the pub(...)

The measures come following the identification of coronavirus in a middle aged male patient at CUH. File photograph: Provision

Outpatient appointments are being reduced/rescheduled at Cork University Hospital (CUH) from Monday to Wednesday inclusive as part of ongoing infectio(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, right, and chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan at Government Buildings on  Friday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The first meeting of a Cabinet committee on the coronavirus will take place at Government Buildings on Monday as Ireland comes under pressure to follo(...)

Capital projects delivered as part of the plan included a new €77 million cancer centre in Cork with state-of-the-art radiotherapy facilities

A five-year plan encompassing one strategic vision, six strategic goals and 20 strategic initiatives sounds ambitious, if not downright optimistic. Ye(...)

Since the beginning of last year every patient over 16 years of age attending one of the five Bon Secours hospitals is invited to participate in a patient survey on admission

Healthcare as we know it has changed. The paternalistic model of yesteryear is being replaced by a system that – quite rightly – puts the patient at i(...)

 ‘Pat the Banker’: with a background in health, politics and banking, Pat Farrell is no stranger to the challenges that come with representing a maligned sector.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

If Pat Farrell had trouble being painted as the bogeyman, his working life would have been a nightmare. In the more than 45 years since he left school(...)

Lero director Brian Fitzgerald believes software overriding human decisions is mostly okay as it is generally more accurate and helps eliminate human errors.

Every business is now a software business in one way or another. That’s the view of Lero director Brian Fitzgerald, who points out that everything fro(...)

Mary Kelleher leaving court after receiving an apology. Photograph: Collins Courts

An apology was read out in the High Court on Thursday to a woman who contracted Legionnaires’ Disease after using the spa facilities of a five star ho(...)

Laya has said that the reader was told in error that she would be covered for the surgery. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A reader called Elizabeth took out a health insurance with Laya Healthcare at the start of January 2017 on “a bargain-basement plan” and a year later (...)

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