Minister Varadkar believes the Emergency Department Task Force Plan is 'taking effect'

Varadkar 'disappointed' with nurse strike plans

24 Nov Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has expressed his disappointment at the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation ballot that will see nurses engage in industrial action nationwide.

Beaumont Hospital apologised for the failings in dignity provided to the late Gerry Feeney

Beaumont apologises for leaving man 'exposed'

20 Nov Beaumont Hospital has apologised for the failings in dignity provided to the late Gerry Feeney on 19 December last year, shortly before his death, after an independent investigation into the case.

Liberia had been declared Ebola-free in September

New case of Ebola emerges in Liberia

20 Nov The World Health Organization this morning confirmed that a new case of the deadly Ebola virus has surfaced in Liberia, which was declared Ebola free in September.

UCC partnered with the National Cancer Institute in the US

Study shows berry compound kills leukaemia cells

17 Nov A molecule developed by scientists at University College Cork, derived from the berries of the Bloodhorn tree, has shown "a very significant reduction in tumour size," particularly leukaemia cancer cells.

The inquiry has heard that the wrong MRI scan was carried out on Breeda Fayne

GP before inquiry after woman dies of colon cancer

16 Nov A GP working in Ballymun in Dublin is facing six allegations of poor professional performance at a Medical Council inquiry in relation to a female patient who later died of advanced colon cancer in February 2014.