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HSE accepts CervicalCheck rapid review recommendations

By sa | Aug 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The addition of the Quest Diagnostics (QD) Chantilly Laboratory as a CervicalCheck (CC) Test facility took place “without proper operational…

Almost 50 bariatric surgeries carried out in first half of 2019

By David Lynch | Aug 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Forty-eight bariatric surgeries were carried out in the first half of 2019, according to figures provided to the Medical Independent…

Senior HSE managers ‘not challenging toxic attitudes’

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

There is a “worrying trend” of senior HSE managers “not being inclined to challenge toxic attitudes and relentless negativity about…

BreastCheck staff ‘under increased pressure’

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

There has been no rise in staff departures in BreastCheck since controversies emerged in 2018 regarding CervicalCheck, but staff are…

‘Serious’ campus shortfalls at Rotunda Hospital

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Rotunda Hospital in Dublin is examining the possibility of a major fundraising initiative, including connecting with “high net-worth individuals”,…

RCSI President backs ‘invited review’ process

By Catherine Reilly | Aug 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The President of the RCSI would like to see an “invited review” process in Irish healthcare whereby a College team…

High number of IHF mobile health unit visitors referred to GP

By Sarah Gallagher | Aug 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Over half the people attending the Irish Heart Foundation’s (IHF) mobile health unit have been referred back to their GP,…

IMO threatens industrial action over two-tier pay for consultants

By sa | Aug 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

The IMO will ballot consultants for industrial action in September if talks do not commence to deal with the crisis…

‘Significant’ reforms to personal drugs possession laws

By sa | Aug 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Minister for Health Simon Harris described today as “a very significant day” in Government drug policy as he outlined…

Minister announces new aeromedical service for Munster

By sa | Jul 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Minister for Health, Simon Harris, TD, has announced that a new aeromedical service will commence operations in Munster.    This…

IMO expresses ‘deep concerns’ over Urgent Care Centre at Connolly

By sa | Jul 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

The IMO has called for the immediate publication of a “comprehensive risk assessment” which has been undertaken on the Urgent…

IMO calls for publication of risk assessment on children’s urgent care centre

By sa | Jul 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

The IMO has called for the immediate publication of a comprehensive risk assessment which has been undertaken on the Urgent…

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