Thursday August 13, 2015
A study has found that music can benefit surgery patients even when played while they are on the operating table.
Friday July 17, 2015
The Minister for Health has said it's very disappointing that anybody working in the health service, whether in a public, private or voluntary hospital, should behave in a way that he described as unethical and driven by greed.
Tuesday May 19, 2015
Irish-based scientists are to lead a new €8.9m international study aimed at developing natural materials and new surgical devices for the treatment of diabetes.
Friday April 17, 2015
Overcrowding, unsafe injection practices and poor hand hygiene are among the issues raised in a series of reports published by HIQA.
Wednesday February 25, 2015
Three men from Austria have become the first people to undergo a pioneering new surgical technique enabling them to use a robotic prosthetic hand controlled by their minds.
Sunday December 21, 2014
The Irish Patients' Association has described the news that thousands of patients are on hidden waiting lists within the health service as "yet another symptom of the appalling apartheid that is in our public health system..."
Wednesday December 17, 2014
The UK's highest court has overturned a ruling made in favour of two Catholic midwives who object to any involvement in abortion procedures.
Monday December 15, 2014
Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said that he believes the overcrowding situation at Beaumont Hospital should ease in a few days.
Thursday November 27, 2014
US competition authorities have approved a pair of major deals in the medical field, including Medtronic's purchase of Covidien.
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Two elderly women who underwent symphysiotomy operations have brought a legal challenge to the Government redress scheme announced recently.