Dr Tony Holohan, chief medical officer at the Department of Health, and Dr Colm Henry, chief clinical officer at the HSE. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

Dr Colm Henry is the chief clinical officer of the HSE. He was the health service’s national clinical adviser and programme lead for acute hospitals a(...)

The Irish College of General Practitioners, when asked if it was aware of GPs promoting LDN as a cancer treatment, said it “only supports evidence-based, specialist-led, multidisciplinary care” for cancer patients.

Irish doctors have been prescribing cancer patients a controversial drug traditionally used in higher doses to combat heroin addiction, the Irish Canc(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said politicians should not make the decision about the location of Cork’s new hospital.

The location of a new €260 million acute hospital for Cork announced in the €116 billion National Development Plan should be left to health planners r(...)

Denisse Dasco (20) died on April 21st, 2017, after complaining of a terrible pain in her lower back the previous night.

Staff at a Cork hospital would not do anything differently in their treatment of a 20-year-old student whose sudden death in the hospital’s emergency (...)

Gardaí at the scene on Grand Parade, Cork. Photograph: Provision

Gardaí in Cork have begun an investigation following the death of a 42-year-old man who was found in an unresponsive state in a public toilet in the c(...)

Adam O’Keeffe, with an address c/o St Vincent’s Hostel, has been charged with the murder of Amy McCarthy at Sheares Street, Cork.

A man has been remanded in custody after he was charged with the murder of a 22-year-old mother of one whose body was found in a derelict office in Co(...)

Dr Michael Obrowski who appeared at Cork Circuit Court. Photograph:  Cork Courts

Barry Roche, Cork A GP has been acquitted of sexually assaulting a patient who attended his Co Cork surgery complaining of stomach cramps. Cork Ci(...)

Michael A O’Sullivan, chairman of the Mercy University Hospital in Cork: ‘Don’t believe the facile populist analysis that it is the health sector’s inability to manage budgets that is the reason for overruns each year.’ File image: Google Streetview

t Current health service funds are not sufficient to meet the rising demand created by a growing and ageing population, a leading figure in the volun(...)

The commonest  symptom of cancer of the oesophagus is difficulty in swallowing

This coming Saturday the Oesophageal Cancer Fund will hold a national survivors’ and patients meeting in Dublin. Health care professionals, volunteers(...)

Uniformed officers and forensic investigators at the scene on Sheares Street in Cork city in May Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

A young mother whose body was found in a derelict office in Cork city centre died from a combination of blunt force trauma to the head and manual stra(...)

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