Negligence Claim Against Orthopaedic Surgeon To be Re-Tried

Court of Appeal says High Court failed to adequately explain key findings The Court of Appeal has directed a retrial of an action alleging a surgeon was negligent in the post-operative care of a man who claimed he developed leg paralysis and severe pain after spinal...

Article on birth injury discussion on Midwest Radio May 21st

The restrictions on fathers attending at maternity hospitals due to Covid-19 restrictions has once again highlighted how the needs and requirements of women while pregnant and giving birth are often overlooked, ignored and unheard. In Ireland conversations on the...

Why We Need The Provisions Of The Patient Safety Bill (2019)

None of us expect to be harmed as a patient in healthcare.  Yet in Ireland as many as 1 in 8 patients suffer harm while using using healthcare services.  Here our Johan Verbruggen addresses queries he has received about the Patient Safety Bill(2019), which is...

Man Died From Sepsis After Hip Replacement Surgery, Inquest Finds

After surgery Mr Brennan developed high temperature before ‘acute deterioration’. A 76-year-old man died from sepsis due to pneumonia in the lungs, which developed after he had hip replacement surgery, an inquest has found. John Brennan, of Rathleague, Portlaoise, Co...
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