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No carrot for consultants

No carrot for consultants

Patients face delays because of a shortage of specialist doctors – but vague contracts and bureaucratic infighting are hindering recruitment

Windfall for GPs who meet prescription targets

Windfall for GPs who meet prescription targets

New EU law to boost spending on health

New EU law to boost spending on health

HSE's cross-border care obligations explained

HSE's cross-border care obligations explained

New EU legislation means Irish patients can go anywhere in the EU for medical treatment – and the HSE must foot the bill

Government fails to act on child death report

Government fails to act on child death report

The government has implemented only one of the key recommendations made in the child death review report of 2012. The harrowing report documented the deaths of 196 children under state care.

HSE to repay Patients who travel

HSE to repay Patients who travel

l Operations, scans and treatment in EU states are covered by ‘fantastic’ new scheme

Our waiting lists are a disgrace

Our waiting lists are a disgrace

The government should lie back and think of England if it wants to improve hospital treatment statistics here

Nursing Homes Ireland to spend €55k on national radio campaign

Nursing Homes Ireland to spend €55k on national radio campaign

Consultant to take case over contract

Consultant to take case over contract

Consultants support move to downgrade Portlaoise

Consultants support move to downgrade Portlaoise

The decision to downgrade services at Portlaoise Hospital may be sensible, but there are serious concerns about how services will be affected

Consultants to sue state for breach of contract

Consultants to sue state for breach of contract

HSE to include St Vincent’s Private in audit

HSE to include St Vincent’s Private in audit

Twenty-six nursing homes face risk of closure

Twenty-six nursing homes face risk of closure

South African health giant edges closer to buying the Mater Private

South African health giant edges closer to buying the Mater Private

Netcare bosses locked in talks with Mater officials. Group owns and manages 55 hospitals in SA

Top UCD professor steps down from SVHG’s board

Top UCD professor steps down from SVHG’s board