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Fears over Varadkar’s plan for seven hospital groups

Fears over Varadkar’s plan for seven hospital groups

As radical plans to develop hospital groups accelerate, voluntary hospitals are concerned about their future independence

Arthur Cox represents HSE in free GP care legal battle

Arthur Cox represents HSE in free GP care legal battle

l The legal firm has come under fire for leading a tobacco case against the state

Shortage of international school options  for  children of foreign executives to be examined

Shortage of international school options for children of foreign executives to be examined

Health can expect a €4 billion shot in arm

Health can expect a €4 billion shot in arm

10 questions about the Portlaoise baby deaths

10 questions about the Portlaoise baby deaths

Maternity services have been under scrutiny in recent weeks, but many questions about this crucial element of healthcare remain unanswered

Consultants wanted to rebuild CRC reputation

Consultants wanted to rebuild CRC reputation

Free GP care for under-sixes could collapse

Free GP care for under-sixes could collapse

Who exactly failed at Portlaoise?

Who exactly failed at Portlaoise?

Call for baby death rates to be published

Call for baby death rates to be published

Creche sector to face four different checks

Creche sector to face four different checks

GPs sharply divided over free care for under-sixes

GPs sharply divided over free care for under-sixes

Many doctors rail against late May deadline to sign new contract as they complain of pressure

Portlaoise timeline

Portlaoise timeline

Maternity hospitals outside Dublin face flood of legal claims

Maternity hospitals outside Dublin face flood of legal claims

Three  times  as  many  claims against  rural  maternity  units

Three times as many claims against rural maternity units

Claim figures will heighten concerns about the standard of care being delivered around the country

Where the law stands on assisted   suicide and euthanasia

Where the law stands on assisted suicide and euthanasia