In December 2016, there were 84,316 people waiting longer than 12 months on the outpatient waiting list. By November 2017, that figure had increased by 60 per cent to 134,637.
Just one has been implemented, and all associated timelines have been breached
Called CareBright Community, it is situated on a four-acre site and will contain three individual bungalows that will each house six people
Overwhelmed radiology departments that have a dangerous reliance on temporary doctors form the background to a series of incidents of misdiagnoses, including the latest one at Kerry University Hospital
12 hospitals provided comprehensive figures showing that 15 posts advertised out of 88 received one applicant or none at all
Concerns highlighted include one case where woman showed signs of sepsis before dying
Department of Health officials ramp up pressure on minister
The latest vaccine figures will come as a relief to doctors and other healthcare professionals who had expressed serious concern about successive drops in recent years