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No admission: open disclosure u-turn

No admission: open disclosure u-turn

Should a doctor be compelled to admit a serious mistake?

World Health expert blasts Ireland over patient safety record

World Health expert blasts Ireland over patient safety record

Margaret Murphy attacks decision to abandon open disclosure legislation

Varadkar must explain why open disclosure plans have been scrapped

Varadkar must explain why open disclosure plans have been scrapped

IPA says it is "very disappointed" by u-turn on critical patient safety initiative

Sorry seems to be the hardest word: Leo Varadkar’s U-turn

Sorry seems to be the hardest word: Leo Varadkar’s U-turn

Varadkar vowed last February to legislate to make open disclosure a legal requirement

Pay hike fails to attract more consultants to health service

Pay hike fails to attract more consultants to health service

IHCA believes recruitment and retention of specialists remains hugely difficult

Out-patient benefit caps to cut plan costs

Out-patient benefit caps to cut plan costs

Experts are now predicting that reduced caps will apply to some new plans

A family's tragedy: We told HSE our brother would kill himself

A family's tragedy: We told HSE our brother would kill himself

The death of Caoilte O Broin highlights serious shortfalls in mental health services

Susan Mitchell: Don’t buy the coalition’s spin on A&E overcrowding

Susan Mitchell: Don’t buy the coalition’s spin on A&E overcrowding

Most other countries are managing to deal with the issue of emergency department waiting times

Pharma group to lobby against ‘biosimilar’ medicine legislation

Pharma group to lobby against ‘biosimilar’ medicine legislation

Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) said it will fight the move

Nurses pay to rise in deal that could save over €6m

Nurses pay to rise in deal that could save over €6m

Staff be paid for tasks usually done by non-consultant hospital doctors

Parts of the health service still function like a workers’ co-op

Parts of the health service still function like a workers’ co-op

The HSE is powerless to push reform in face of productivity deals negotiated nationally

8 tips to fight colds and flu this Christmas

8 tips to fight colds and flu this Christmas

Pharmacists warn antibiotics do not cure winter ailments

HSE now running Bumbleance as regulator probes Saoirse Foundation

HSE now running Bumbleance as regulator probes Saoirse Foundation

A complaint about the organisation has also been made to gardaí

State medical expert: €160,000 CF drug ‘minimally effective’

State medical expert: €160,000 CF drug ‘minimally effective’

Serious questions have been raised about Orkambi

Government and HSE at war over funding levels

Government and HSE at war over funding levels

Fractious exchanges at cabinet when Varadkar backed HSE service plan