HIQA inspection was prompted by a number of complaints by a student at the centre

INMO concerned by HIQA publishing of allegations

24 Apr The Irish Nurses and Midwives Association has said it is seriously concerned by HIQA's publication of allegations relating to the treatment of residents at a Co Tipperary care centre without putting the allegations to accused staff.

Tony O'Brien said he has no power to stand down the hospital board as it is a private entity

St Vincent's rejects 'scurrilous statements'

23 Apr The St Vincent's Healthcare Group has rejected what it described as "scurrilous statements" made by Health Service Executive Director General Tony O'Brien about its governance.

The nurses at Galway University Hospital say they are concerned about staff safety

Talks at LRC planned over Galway hospital action

22 Apr Talks are planned at the Labour Relations Commission next week after ten nurses at the acute psychiatric unit in Galway University Hospital refused to turn up for work today amid concerns over staff safety.

Cancer survival rates in Ireland are below the OECD average

Future of local medical centres not guaranteed

19 Apr The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said the centralisation of certain types of medical care means that there can be no guarantees that local centres around Ireland will remain open in perpetuity.

65% of staff believe the overall level of service is deteriorating

Survey finds lack of confidence in HSE management

15 Apr A Health Service Executive survey of staff across the public health sector has found that most who responded do not have confidence in senior management in terms of their decision making, communications and change management.