John Connaghan, interim director-general of the HSE, has told senior staff that he will remain in the post longer than expected and into 2019. Connaghan did not apply for the permanent job
Politics still holds sway over policy when it comes to our healthcare system
O’Brien says health minister behaved like ‘a frightened little boy’; Recent budget provided ‘no meaningful money’ for healthcare reform
Doctors have hit out at the failure to provide key information concerning the 221 women affected ...
A deal was reached last week with Quest, with the health service agreeing to underwrite some medical negligence costs that may arise in future under the CervicalCheck programme
The Private Hospitals Association has warned that increasing numbers of patients are realising too late that their cover falls short of the standard required
Latest move is intended to stop private laboratories from quitting the cervical screening programme
Management consultants from EY were engaged to progress recommendations to improve training and working conditions for hospital doctors made by a working group chaired by DCU president Brian MacCraith
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has been asked to examine the screening histories of 'approximately 1,850 women who developed cervical cancer and who were screened by the National Cervical Screening Programme before their diagnosis'