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Mahony briefs staff on why NMH took minister to court

Mahony briefs staff on why NMH took minister to court

CervicalCheck scheme in doubt as US labs threaten to quit Ireland

CervicalCheck scheme in doubt as US labs threaten to quit Ireland

Profile Dr Gabriel Scally : A clinical eye

Profile Dr Gabriel Scally : A clinical eye

Deceased consultants’ families to get share of €200m pay settlement

Deceased consultants’ families to get share of €200m pay settlement

Some 700 consultants had taken legal action against the government over the failure to pay the increases agreed in their new contracts in 2008, but it was settled out of court earlier this year

What you should know about the superbug CPE

What you should know about the superbug CPE

CPE has developed resistance to Carbapenems, a group of ‘last resort’ antibiotics that are used in serious infections when other drugs will not work

Pandemrix victims left out in the cold

Pandemrix victims left out in the cold

Vaccinations save millions of lives each year, but failure to compensate in those rare cases when they harm recipients creates a dangerous breach of public confidence

Hospitals tell 5,000 patients they were exposed to superbug

Hospitals tell 5,000 patients they were exposed to superbug

An estimated 5,000 former patients will receive letters telling them that they were identified as ‘contacts’ of patients who were colonised by an antibiotic-resistant superbug called CPE

Medical group calls for dedicated negligence courts

Medical group calls for dedicated negligence courts

GPs advised to limit early abortions to nine weeks

GPs advised to limit early abortions to nine weeks

Irish College of General Practitioners issues guidelines

CervicalCheck patients to be given reports of their care

CervicalCheck patients to be given reports of their care

Review will examine screening histories of 1,850 women who developed cancer

Paying prices we can ill afford

Paying prices we can ill afford

Medicines for Ireland claims policies on biosimilar products prevent taxpayers from gaining €25 million in savings on vital medicines

Misogyny doesn’t happen in a vacuum

Misogyny doesn’t happen in a vacuum

Boys as young as 11 watch pornography which depicts women as subhuman and normalises sexual violence

Report claims Sláintecare is a ‘missed opportunity’

Report claims Sláintecare is a ‘missed opportunity’

Unpublished evaluation warns that HSE proposal would not provide true universal healthcare

Alzheimer’s patent row stalls Cork pharma investment

Alzheimer’s patent row stalls Cork pharma investment

Eli Lilly says €2m case must not hold up works at Kinsale plant

Legal costs in Mhic Mhathúna case estimated at €700,000

Legal costs in Mhic Mhathúna case estimated at €700,000

Terminal cancer victim’s action against HSE and US laboratory was settled for €7.5 million