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Clinical trial: the long-running battle for control of the Blackrock Clinic

Clinical trial: the long-running battle for control of the Blackrock Clinic

“It’s a mess,” was the verdict of one source close to the hospital

GPs vote to change guidelines on rural allowances

GPs vote to change guidelines on rural allowances

The decline of rural GP practices has become an election issue

VideoDoc plans to offer  online GP consultations

VideoDoc plans to offer online GP consultations

Technology being piloted with a group of GPs in west Dublin

Revealed: Irish spending on drugs  highest in Europe

Revealed: Irish spending on drugs highest in Europe

Irish people spent $723 per capita on medicines

Dept of Health ‘lacks the skill to manage budget’

Dept of Health ‘lacks the skill to manage budget’

Low morale and lack of ‘top-down leadership’ are also mentioned in damning internal report

DPP: no charges on five child abuse files at foster home

DPP: no charges on five child abuse files at foster home

Insufficient evidence in the to press charges

Big spenders, sick system

Big spenders, sick system

Waiting lists grow and survival rates from some cancers are poor. What are we doing wrong?

Liquidator to be appointed to Arc Adoption agency in days

Liquidator to be appointed to Arc Adoption agency in days

Arc ran into financial difficulties last year

Coalition fails to add a single GP training place

Coalition fails to add a single GP training place

Revelation comes after Varadkar says FG will drop its commitment to free care

A nightmare in care

A nightmare in care

Cases of Grace and Ann could be the tip of iceberg, says whistleblower

New Tusla chief was embroiled in child death controversy in Scotland

New Tusla chief was embroiled in child death controversy in Scotland

Fred McBride linked to case of Brandon Muir

Concerns raised over colonoscopy wait times

Concerns raised over colonoscopy wait times

Hiqa published recommendations in 2014

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