Phelan, who exposed the CervicalCheck controversy earlier this year, received Pembro, which is manufactured by MSD. It is one of a handful of promising treatments that unleash a person’s own immune system to attack cancer cells
The Department of Health has been informed of the timeline, which is longer than that promised by health minister Simon Harris
Spending on medical and surgical supplies increased from €337 million to €401 million over the same four-year period
Biogen is also urgently calling on the HSE to reform the appraisal process for orphan medicines to treat rare diseases, arguing that there is a need for a greater degree of flexibility for these assessments
Health minister Simon Harris instructed healthcare regulator Hiqa to carry out a statutory investigation following the death of Malak Thawley, who died at the hospital in 2016. She died during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy
Blaming the HSE for everything lets politicians off the hook. Is it possible to name one significant health initiative that was the brainchild of this government?
The State Claims Agency (SCA) said that maternity services claims comprised €1.4 billion, or 70 per cent of the total estimated outstanding clinical claims liability at the end of 2017
Hospital management wants to enable healthcare assistants (HCAs) to work as operating theatre assistants
The drug which the partnership agreed to fund is called Spinraza, which is used to treat Spinal Muscular Atrophy
The manufacturer of the experimental drug that cancer sufferer Vicky Phelan is using has no plans to fund a drug trial in Ireland
The Department of Health has held exclusive contract talks with the Irish Medical Organisation in...