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Expressions of interest call for National Screening Committee

By sa | Jul 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Expressions of interest are now being sought for membership of the National Screening Committee – Ireland.  The positions are advertised…

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…

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