Health report shows cancer progress, but waiting lists still growing
Department of Health figures show Irish life expectancy above EU average
Ireland is becoming a healthier, but also an older, country, according to figures compiled by the Department of Health.
The department’s Health in Ireland Key Trends report shows the challenges which will be posed to the health service by an increasing and ageing population, as well as improvements in medical practices.
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