Ireland is in the grip of an alarming surge in sexually transmitted diseases (STD) with the number of syphilis cases alone having soared by 88pc in just five years.
A grandmother who has been waiting for a hip replacement for more than three years says she now has to crawl up the stairs in her home.
An outbreak of measles has been confirmed in Dublin, the HSE has warned.
A significant number of women are continuing to travel from the Republic to the UK for early abortions despite the service being available free here since January, the Irish Independent has learned.
The new chair of the board responsible for building the National Children’s Hospital today cast doubt on whether it will be possible to make any significant reduction in its massive €1.4bn construction cost.
One-in-three hospital doctors working in the Irish health service is suffering from burnout, a new national survey has revealed.
IRELAND is in the grip of an alarming surge in sexually transmitted diseases – with the number of syphilis cases alone having soared by 88pc in just five years.
Uptake by teenage girls of the HPV vaccine, which helps protect against cervical cancer, has risen to 70pc, it emerged today.
A BRAVE mother who has been given just months to live after being diagnosed with a “silent killer” is planning her dream wedding to make precious memories with her family.
A drug that may be able to stop patients with the potentially deadly condition sepsis from suffering multiple organ failure is being developed by Irish researchers.