Cork University Hospital and the HSE have apologised unreservedly following the tragic death of Michael Feeney. He was a part-time farmer who worked with Teagasc. Mr. Feeny suffered an injury
Today Minister for Health, Simon Harris, announced the suspension of the use of Transvaginal Mesh implants in Ireland. This is in response to the Mesh Survivors Ireland campaign and recent
Breast cancer is the 3rd most common cancer in Ireland, with an annual incidence between 2015 and 2017 of 3,168 according to the Irish Cancer Society. Irish women have a 1 in 12 chance of
The HSE was, once again, in the position of apologizing to a patient of theirs in 2012. This time, to a 57-year old woman after continual failure to diagnose breast cancer. On three separate
According to the Irish Cancer Society, patients in Ireland receive a cancer diagnosis every three minutes and someone dies from the disease every hour. It is the second biggest killer in Ireland.
Edel Kelly (26), a mother of two, died June 2008 after first presenting to Ennis General with a lump in her breast. This lump was initially diagnosed as benign, a request for a follow-up to
Therapeutic hypothermia has been coming to the fore recently due to its potential for preventing brain damage in babies. Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy is brain damage that occurs when an