In the current unregulated genomics industry, we should think long and hard before granting industry access to our genetic information
Health & Social /
The Minister for Health won’t tell us why we are paying nearly €3 million per bed for the planned hospital. This will result in other projects being delayed or abandoned
Spending millions on drugs with limited benefits and a finite budget costs other patients
Dublin’s maternity hospitals are unable to guarantee that they will provide termination of pregnancy services from the beginning of January, as promised by Minister for Health Simon Harris
Women have a right to expect excellence in care around the termination of pregnancy, but no one is joining the dots on how this might be brought about
The HSE confirmed that it had not contacted its national procurement unit to advertise on the contract to provide day services in Drogheda and Dundalk for people with disabilities
The ability of the health service to deliver abortion services on January 1 looks increasingly uncertain
The masters of the three Dublin maternity hospitals have warned Minister for Health Simon Harris that the health service is not prepared for the introduction of abortion services in January.
Professor Michael Barry, who leads the HSE’s Medicines Management Programme, has proposed the introduction of a managed access programme.
HSE currently employs more than 900 speech and language therapists throughout the country