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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

The deadly cost of a dual diagnosis

The deadly cost of a dual diagnosis

System refuses to acknowledge alcoholism and mental health issues are two sides of the same coin

The dual despair: the tragedy of families who needed help but failed to get it

The dual despair: the tragedy of families who needed help but failed to get it

When a person suffers from mental health and substance abuse issues, accessing treatment is doubly difficult

Health Summit: Still not enough support for alcohol problems

Health Summit: Still not enough support for alcohol problems

Evidence for success of alcohol treatments is good

National Health Summit: System is suffering from change fatigue

National Health Summit: System is suffering from change fatigue

TCD professor warns healthcare is complicated and simple solutions won't work

National Health Summit: HSE is not user-focused, top surgeon warns

National Health Summit: HSE is not user-focused, top surgeon warns

James M Sheehan 'despairs' of a patient-centred approach