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Private hospitals can’t help with A&E crisis

Private hospitals can’t help with A&E crisis

Senior executives in a number of private hospitals said the call to help had come too late

Ireland top spender on health service but with poorer results

Ireland top spender on health service but with poorer results

New figures will fuel criticism that health service is not delivering value for money

Children’s hospital health tech cluster planned by IDA

Children’s hospital health tech cluster planned by IDA

Senior executives in the IDA are working on the project

Dangerous over-reliance on ‘bottom-third’ foreign doctors

Dangerous over-reliance on ‘bottom-third’ foreign doctors

Doctors not trained to our standards are a disaster waiting to happen

HSE doubles doctors allowed to work privately

HSE doubles doctors allowed to work privately

Some 73 consultants had so-called Type C contracts

Empty promises on patient safety

Empty promises on patient safety

Groundbreaking report was approved by the last government

Flu levels to pile pressure on emergency departments

Flu levels to pile pressure on emergency departments

Overcrowding poised to worsen as general election campaign begins

No admission: open disclosure u-turn

No admission: open disclosure u-turn

Should a doctor be compelled to admit a serious mistake?

World Health expert blasts Ireland over patient safety record

World Health expert blasts Ireland over patient safety record

Margaret Murphy attacks decision to abandon open disclosure legislation

Varadkar must explain why open disclosure plans have been scrapped

Varadkar must explain why open disclosure plans have been scrapped

IPA says it is "very disappointed" by u-turn on critical patient safety initiative

Sorry seems to be the hardest word: Leo Varadkar’s U-turn

Sorry seems to be the hardest word: Leo Varadkar’s U-turn

Varadkar vowed last February to legislate to make open disclosure a legal requirement

Pay hike fails to attract more consultants to health service

Pay hike fails to attract more consultants to health service

IHCA believes recruitment and retention of specialists remains hugely difficult

Out-patient benefit caps to cut plan costs

Out-patient benefit caps to cut plan costs

Experts are now predicting that reduced caps will apply to some new plans

A family's tragedy: We told HSE our brother would kill himself

A family's tragedy: We told HSE our brother would kill himself

The death of Caoilte O Broin highlights serious shortfalls in mental health services

Susan Mitchell: Don’t buy the coalition’s spin on A&E overcrowding

Susan Mitchell: Don’t buy the coalition’s spin on A&E overcrowding

Most other countries are managing to deal with the issue of emergency department waiting times