There has been an 80 per cent rise in the number of reported cases of a “nightmare” superbug called CPE that is resistant to last-resort antibiotics.
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A shortage of neurological intensive care beds means patients are not getting the treatment that could save their lives, writes Susan Mitchell
l Some top earners paid as ‘guardians at law’ were former HSE managers and social workers
Pressure is mounting on the Health Service Executive (HSE) and Minister for Health Leo Varadkar to fund the €437,000 medicine called Soliris, with patients exerting considerable pressure in the national media in order to gain access to the medicine.