The driver of a car which crashed into a teacher’s car killing her parents screamed and blacked out when her passenger, a psychiatric patient, allegedly grabbed her steering wheel, the High Court heard today.
Fri, 02 Feb, 2018
An x-ray report found in a department store, a cancer patient’s chart left on the roof of a car before driving away, and a child’s mental-health records accidentally faxed to Bank of Ireland.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017
The HSE has been criticised for admitting 21 children to an adult acute psychiatric unit where more than half the staff did not have up-to-date training in Children First, the national guidance for safeguarding children.
Fri, 10 Jun, 2016
The controversial use of electric shock therapy to treat mentally ill patients against their will should be outlawed immediately, according to the Mental Health Commission (MHC) after a report found its use without consent has increased.
Thu, 12 Nov, 2015
Health Minister James Reilly, the secretary general of the Department of Health, and the head of the HSE have assured consultants at Waterford Regional Hospital it will retain key services such as cancer care, cardiology, and trauma care.
Wed, 14 Nov, 2012