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286 active claims against CervicalCheck

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 31, 2021 |

There were 286 active claims relating to the cervical cancer screening programme as of 9 July, according to the State…

Consultant contract negotiations will be ‘particularly challenging’- IMO

By David Lynch | Aug 25, 2021 |

Negotiations on the new Sláintecare consultant contract will be “particularly challenging”, the IMO has told its membership in a recent…

A quarter of Irish people say their mental health deteriorated during pandemic

By Reporter | Aug 25, 2021 |

One in four Irish people say that their mental health deteriorated during the pandemic and one in five say their…

Consultants call for ‘realistic’ level of mental health funding

By Reporter | Aug 24, 2021 |

Hospital consultants today are calling on Government to set funding for Ireland’s mental health services at “realistic levels” as the…

Latest inspection reports on ionising radiation exposure published

By Reporter | Aug 24, 2021 |

HIQA has published eight inspection reports assessing compliance with medical exposure to ionising radiation regulations. Medical exposure to ionising radiation…

Importance of pharmacies ‘has increased throughout pandemic’ – IPU

By Reporter | Aug 23, 2021 |

The importance of community pharmacies has increased throughout the pandemic, according to new research from B&A. The study, published by…

New School of Medicine opens at Ulster University

By Reporter | Aug 23, 2021 |

Today Ulster University makes history by opening the doors of a newly refurbished building to welcome the first 70 students…

Doctor pleads for Covid-19 vaccine certificate for those who experience severe reactions to first dose

By Priscilla Lynch | Aug 20, 2021 |

A GP who suffered a severe brain injury believed to have been triggered by a first dose of a Covid-19…

Pandemic ‘not to blame’ for 100-fold increase in patients waiting over 12 months – IHCA

By Reporter | Aug 19, 2021 |

The IHCA has called for Government and the HSE to expedite the publication of plans to tackle Ireland’s escalating acute…

Emergency medicine doctors call for chronic capacity deficits to be addressed

By Reporter | Aug 18, 2021 |

The failure to address capacity problems continues to cause severe pressure on emergency departments (EDs), according to the Irish Association…

Lack of funding for vulnerable adults ‘major concern’ in 2019 – HSE Confidential Recipient

By Reporter | Aug 11, 2021 |

The lack of funding for people to access appropriate residential and respite services was a major concern in 2019, according…

HIQA report confirms resource and manpower deficits – IMO and IHCA

By Reporter | Aug 10, 2021 |

Both the IMO and the IHCA have said the new HIQA report on health services confirms longstanding issues in the…

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