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The latest in cancer therapy breakthroughs: TransOncXI 2018 meeting report

By sa | Nov 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Dr Alex J Eustace gives an overview of the 11th International Symposium on Translational Research in Oncology, which took place in Dublin recently

Rehab hospital Chief Executive Officer ‘extremely concerned’ about staff levels

By Catherine Reilly | Nov 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The CEO of the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) in Dún Laoghaire told its board he was “extremely concerned” about “unresolved”…

Media ‘lost run of itself’ on CervicalCheck

By Catherine Reilly | Nov 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The HSE’s National Director of Communications Mr Paul Connors has said the media, with some exceptions, “lost the run of…

Sláintecare chief queried de Buitléir’s impact on beds

By Paul Mulholland | Nov 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Executive Director of the Sláintecare Programme Office requested the Department of Health to provide an outline of how many…

Almost €800k spent on PR firms in 2018

By Catherine Reilly | Nov 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Five Hospital Groups and nine voluntary hospitals spent €799,342 on the services of PR firms last year, according to figures…

DPER refused to support draft memo on new regions due to HSE’s finances

By Paul Mulholland | Nov 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) refused to support a draft memo for Government on the creation of…

Protected training raised during Council inspections

By sa | Nov 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Medical Council has today published reports into two sets of inspections carried out at nine hospitals across the Dublin…

Irish patients waiting three times longer for medicines than European counterparts – IPHA

By sa | Nov 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Patients in Ireland are waiting three times as long to get the same medicines as patients in other comparable European…

Government must address child homelessness – RCPI

By sa | Nov 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

The RCPI has called on the Government to urgently take action to address the serious harm to the health of…

Over 54,000 cases of problem alcohol use treated over six-year period

By sa | Nov 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Latest alcohol treatment figures from the Health Research Board (HRB) show 54,263 cases of people being treated for problem alcohol…

Taoiseach contacts Minister Harris on constituent concerns

By David Lynch | Nov 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar wrote letters to Minister for Health Simon Harris on a wide range of health issues raised by…

DoH spends €635K on ‘consultancy’

By Catherine Reilly | Nov 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Department of Health spent €635,206 on “consultancy service providers” in 2018. The figures were released in response to a…

No sexual health lead despite PrEP roll-out

By David Lynch | Nov 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The HSE has no date yet for the appointment of a new clinical lead for sexual health. “The HSE has…