Prognosis for scheme doubtful as other more needy patients face a battle to keep their medical cards
Millions have been invested in cancer care in Ireland, but we continue to lag behind the rest of Europe on survival rates. And no one knows why
A female patient has wrongly been given a spinal tap at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin , in a case of mistaken identity.
A shortage of neurological intensive care beds means patients are not getting the treatment that could save their lives, writes Susan Mitchell
There has been an 80 per cent rise in the number of reported cases of a “nightmare” superbug called CPE that is resistant to last-resort antibiotics.
l Some top earners paid as ‘guardians at law’ were former HSE managers and social workers