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IMO slams Budget announcement

By sa | Oct 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The IMO has accused the Government of not being serious about reform, while doing nothing to stem the constant flow of…

IHF says Budget doesn’t do enough to drive down smoking rates

By sa | Oct 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Responding to today’s Budget Statement by Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, Irish Heart Foundation Head of…

‘Positive’ trends in mortality from stroke

By sa | Oct 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are positive trends in mortality from stroke according to the new National Stroke Register 2018 Annual Report from the…

Lowest number of new entrant doctors since 2015

By sa | Oct 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

In 2018 there were 2,190 doctors who registered with the Medical Council for the first time. This represents the lowest…

IMO accepts invitation from Minister for Health to attend talks

By sa | Oct 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

The IMO has said that on foot of an invitation from the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, it will meet…

Ongoing safety incidents at children’s hospital construction site

By David Lynch | Sep 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

Concerns were raised in July regarding the continuing high number of health and safety incidents at the construction site of…

Tipp bed delay impacts BowelScreen service

By Catherine Reilly | Sep 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The delay in establishing a 40-bed modular unit at South Tipperary General Hospital (STGH), first announced by Minister for Health…

Hospital Groups will be ‘disrupted’ by regional division –DoH document

By Paul Mulholland | Sep 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

An internal Department of Health document admits that management structures in some areas will be “disrupted” by the proposed regional…

Developer of children’s hospital taking ‘aggressive’ position on delays — NPHDB

By Paul Mulholland | Sep 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The National Paediatric Hospital Development Board (NPHDB) has referred to the stance taken by the construction company BAM as “aggressive”…

WRC evaluating NCHD working hours

By Catherine Reilly | Sep 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has begun a process evaluating NCHD working hours at two hospitals  following a request from…

State pathologist’s office ‘in flux’ and locum-dependent- acting head

By sa | Sep 30, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Office of the State Pathologist (OSP) is “currently in a state of flux” and support for the national forensic…

Women’s Health Taskforce established

By sa | Sep 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

The first meeting of a new Women’s Health Taskforce, established by Minister for Health Simon Harris, has taken place today.…

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