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...

€10.5m settlement for boy’s birth injury

The High Court has approved a settlement of €10.5 million in the case of a 12-year-old boy who was brain injured around the time of his birth. Sam Forde from Glenview Park in Sligo, sued the Health Service Executive for negligence and breach of duty over the...

Parents welcome new hospital guidelines after baby’s death

The parents of a baby boy who died four days after birth at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, say they take comfort from new guidelines introduced following his death. Danny Ryan was born following an emergency Caesarian section in October 2017. At an inquest at...