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The next master of the National Maternity Hospital will be consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Prof Shane Higgins.
Women diagnosed with cancer after getting the all-clear from BreastCheck are not being directly informed about internal reviews showing their mammogram X-ray was incorrectly read.
Too much time looking at TV and computer screens puts unfit people at a higher risk of heart disease, a study has found.
The number of misread CervicalCheck smear tests among women who developed cervical cancer has been described as "worrying" by medical scientists.
Dublin mum Suzanne Roche (34) has revealed she was diagnosed with cancer when she was 17 weeks' pregnant with her first child.
CervicalCheck is sending back smear tests for "re-check" to the same laboratory where the mistake was made, the Irish Independent has learned.
A clinical trial is to research whether cheap, readily available drugs can prevent dementia after stroke.
The HSE executive overseeing CervicalCheck and who failed to track if women with cancer were told they were the victim of a wrong test result has been promoted.
Most people who have health insurance are overpaying because of their failure to switch provider to get a better deal, insurance experts said.
A young mother whose baby had no chance of survival initially opted to stay in Ireland for care, because she was told she would likely miscarry. But in the end she travelled to the UK to end the pregnancy over concerns for her health.
Failure to introduce mandatory fortification of foods such as bread with folic acid has contributed to the high number of babies who develop birth defects, including fatal foetal abnormalities.
The mother of a severely epileptic young boy has said the Government "have signed his death warrant" after halting his prescription for medicinal cannabis.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar spoke of his "disgust" at an unofficial Fine Gael proposal to make a terminally ill woman a "Government advocate" in the wake of the CervicalCheck scandal.
1 Change the name. Let's face it. Nobody loves the Health Service Executive. It's a dreadful name. Like the Authority before it that proved to have no such thing.
Shocking new figures show 110 children under the age of four are waiting more than a year for an appointment with a psychologist.
In the three weeks since Vicky Phelan exposed the failings in CervicalCheck cancer screening programme, a conveyor belt of health managers appeared before six Oireachtas committees.
Cancer victim Emma Mhic Mhathuna has reacted angrily to a proposal that she would meet the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and help "choreograph" the CervicalCheck scandal "in the Government's favour".
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been targeted by the No side as the abortion referendum enters its final days.
The cloud of anonymous statistics is dissipating into the ether, leaving behind human faces with devastating stories.
A woman who had regular smear tests as part of the CervicalCheck programme was diagnosed with stage two cancer in Belfast just nine months after believing that she got the all-clear in the Republic.
CervicalCheck was warned six months before the recent Vicky Phelan court case that doctors were objecting to having to inform patients with cervical cancer that they were the victim of a smear test mistake.
THE husband of Irene Teap, one of the victims of the cervical screening scandal, has said women have been "handed death sentences" and senior health officials should vacate their positions during the investigation into what happened.
THE country’s chief medical officer has said it was a “fair and reasonable decision” not to alert the Health Minister to the CervicalCheck audit in 2016.