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Consultation launched on effects of climate change on health sector

By sa | Jul 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris has today launched a public consultation on the impact climate change will have on the…

Regulation improves quality of life for people with disabilities – HIQA report

By sa | Jul 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Regulation of Ireland’s disability sector has had a positive impact on the lives of people who receive services, according to…

Over 19,000 children waiting more than 12 months to see specialist

By sa | Jul 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are currently 47,255 children across Ireland waiting to see a paediatrician for an outpatient appointment in the three children’s…

Minister confirms plan to establish six health areas

By sa | Jul 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris has today announced some details around the restructuring of health services leading to the establishment…

Report completed on ‘non-specialist’ consultants

By Paul Mulholland | Jul 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The HSE has completed a report on the employment of consultants not registered in the specialist division of the medical…

FF ‘would not oppose’ referral of assisted dying to Citizens’ Assembly

By Catherine Reilly | Jul 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil “would not oppose” the referral of assisted dying to a Citizens’ Assembly for further discussion, a spokesperson has…

Dr Scally refrains from commenting on screening judgment

By Sarah Gallagher | Jul 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Dr Gabriel Scally, head of the CervicalCheck scoping inquiry, has told the Medical Independent (MI) he will not comment publicly…

Law ‘won’t provide extra powers’— Council

By Catherine Reilly | Jul 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The CEO of the Medical Council has emphasised that a proposed legal amendment, allowing him to initially review complaints against…

Medical manpower affected pancreas donations

By Catherine Reilly | Jul 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Five potential pancreas donations did not proceed to retrieval or transplant in 2018, against the backdrop of manpower deficits in…

Increase in Ministers’ travel expenses

By CLÍONA HUGHES | Jul 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Mileage and travel expenses for Ministers at the Department of Health was over €7,500 greater last year than in 2017,…

RCPI expanding regional training offices

By sa | Jul 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

RCPI plans to expand its regional offices with the next facility due to open later this year to support doctors…

Launch of new model of care for acute hospital patients

By sa | Jul 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Final Report on the Enhanced Care Model was launched today by the Minister for Health Simon Harris who called…

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