In an email, John Hurley told staff that the healthcare sector would not escape the full impact of a recession
With visas suspended, green cards paused and the coronavirus surging in numerous US states, Bruce Morrison, former Democratic congressman, and Marion McKeone, US correspondent for the Business Post, join Nadine O'Regan to discuss the harsh realities at play in America.
As the country emerges from lockdown, many Irish people are anxious, stressed or traumatised, and the cost of not helping them now could be significant
Despite a lack of guarantees around reinfection, customers believe results could be useful for ‘immunity passports’
Up till now, the consensus has been that Covid-19 came to Europe some time around the onset of spring – but new data strongly suggests that the coronavirus struck much earlier than that
The physical distancing issue is an important one – but it is not the only variable to consider, and our public health guidelines must reflect the many nuances and complexities
Michael Brennan, the Business Post‘s political editor, and Aidan Regan, associate professor in the school of politics and international relations in UCD, join Nadine O'Regan to discuss the programme for government. Plus: author Debra MacKenzie on her new book on Covid-19.
Scientists have set out three possible scenarios for how the next phase of Covid-19 will evolve, but none of them predict the disappearance of the virus
Preparations are underway to resume cancer screening, but it’s not as simple as reopening a hardware store. The CervicalCheck screening programme involves a wide range of people and processes integrated into a health service that is just getting back on its feet
In a special Business Post analysis, Susan Mitchell and Rachel Lavin crunch the coronavirus numbers to reveal the sobering truth that the death rate in Ireland is considerably higher than that of many other European countries
Being an emergency medicine doctor is a challenging task at the best of times, but the onslaught of Covid-19 has opened up a whole new world of dangers and anxieties for those tasked with fighting it
In a comparison with 18 European countries, Ireland comes eighth, behind Italy, Spain and France
The HSE plans to begin a phased reintroduction of checks for cervical, breast and bowel cancer after programmes were paused due to Covid-19
Nadine O'Regan is joined by John Walshe, a writer, and Caroline West, a lecturer, on their personal experiences of the coronavirus while Professor Luke O'Neill and Ian Guider discuss the hazards and hopes of phase two.
With expert opinion divided over how safe it is to reopen schools, there is no definitive answer to the question of how likely children are to transmit the coronavirus
The next programme for government must tackle both healthcare reform and ongoing health service operations
The biggest care home groups are increasing controlled by global funds, while family-owned groups are taking on investors or getting out of the business altogether