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Watchdog calls for drug price cut

Watchdog calls for drug price cut

The HSE’s spend on aspirin in 2014 was over six times the cost of the medicine itself

Schools to be checked for lead in water

Schools to be checked for lead in water

Tests show health risk to children

TB risk as vital BCG vaccine shortage may last until 2017

TB risk as vital BCG vaccine shortage may last until 2017

worldwide shortage of the vaccine which protects against tuberculosis

Right name key to Irish Life, says chief executive

Right name key to Irish Life, says chief executive

Last week that it had struck a deal to acquire Aviva’s Irish health insurance business,

Price of new Hep C drugs ‘unsustainably high’

Price of new Hep C drugs ‘unsustainably high’

Manufacturers charging HSE between €45,000 and €80,000 for 12-week courses

Human longevity raises the curtain on a 'Third Act'

Human longevity raises the curtain on a 'Third Act'

Turning the cliff of retirement into an arc of possibility

The Hep C Buyers’ Club

The Hep C Buyers’ Club

Irish patients are flying across the world to find cheap and life-saving drugs overseas

Doctors’ union decides against appointing new chief executive

Doctors’ union decides against appointing new chief executive

Council quietly votes in favour of chief operating officer Susan Clyne

Ireland’s health spend sixth highest in EU, but outcomes in middle third

Ireland’s health spend sixth highest in EU, but outcomes in middle third

Figures weaken government claims its hands were tied

HSE’s O’Brien urges mistakes legislation

HSE’s O’Brien urges mistakes legislation

The Minister for Health recently abandoned plans to make open disclosure and duty of candour a legal requirement for healthcare staff

Health Summit: Healthcare economy must adapt to changing circumstances

Health Summit: Healthcare economy must adapt to changing circumstances

A joined up workforce is essential during a downturn

Health Summit: It's all about the metrics

Health Summit: It's all about the metrics

Paediatrician and academic declares our health information systems unfit for purpose

Mother reaches settlement over son’s hospital suicide

Mother reaches settlement over son’s hospital suicide

29-year-old man presented three times within 24 hours in 2011

Still lending assistance to those in most need of it

Still lending assistance to those in most need of it

A life of fighting for social justice has taught Noeline Blackwell that reassurance and direction are what people in trouble need

Only 47 primary care centres opened since 2011

Only 47 primary care centres opened since 2011