Funding was sought last January by the doctors’ representative group to help fund termination of pregnancy (TOP) training for doctors, as many doctors have had little experience of providing this service
News that the judgment from Justice Kevin Cross has resulted in changed working practices at laboratories owned by one large global operator will fuel concerns that a new, and problematic, legal precedent has been set
Government concerned about potential public backlash; medical colleges to seek ‘interested party’ status in appeal
Hiring doctors ‘slow, fragmented, multi-step and distant from needs’
An unpublished report prepared by the HSE’s National Doctors Training and Planning Unit paints a damning picture, reporting that consultant recruitment in Ireland is 'in crisis'
Auditors find NAGP chief executive had €114,000 transferred to his personal bank account, claimed €54,000 in credit card expenses and withdrew cash in casinos
Alleged inappropriate spending, unvouched expenses and dysfunctional governance. The confidential reports and real story behind yet another fall from grace of a GP representative body
New data obtained by The Sunday Business Post shows a huge variation in vaccination rates across the country
Oncologist John Crown says the move is ‘unprecedented’ and calls on Minister for Health to ‘extend the opportunity of treatment to all patients’
Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan is expected to be called before the Oireachtas health commi...
The government response to the CervicalCheck debacle means patients can only access the latest drugs if they have the ‘right’ illness
Revelation likely to ratchet up pressure on beleaguered minister
The Minister for Health has been accused of incompetence and of having a panicked reaction to the CervicalCheck crisis. Sparks may fly when he appears before the health committee this week
Former clinical director of CervicalCheck said she had concerns about decision to offer an additional smear test from the outset
Dr Grainne Flannelly's submission to the Oireachtas Committee on Health represents the first time that she has made any public comment since her high-profile resignation last year
Women paying privately for cervical smear tests are receiving their results within two to three weeks from the same laboratory that is taking up to seven months to get results back to public patients