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Pharma group to lobby against ‘biosimilar’ medicine legislation

Pharma group to lobby against ‘biosimilar’ medicine legislation

Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) said it will fight the move

Nurses pay to rise in deal that could save over €6m

Nurses pay to rise in deal that could save over €6m

Staff be paid for tasks usually done by non-consultant hospital doctors

Parts of the health service still function like a workers’ co-op

Parts of the health service still function like a workers’ co-op

The HSE is powerless to push reform in face of productivity deals negotiated nationally

8 tips to fight colds and flu this Christmas

8 tips to fight colds and flu this Christmas

Pharmacists warn antibiotics do not cure winter ailments

HSE now running Bumbleance as regulator probes Saoirse Foundation

HSE now running Bumbleance as regulator probes Saoirse Foundation

A complaint about the organisation has also been made to gardaí

State medical expert: €160,000 CF drug ‘minimally effective’

State medical expert: €160,000 CF drug ‘minimally effective’

Serious questions have been raised about Orkambi

Government and HSE at war over funding levels

Government and HSE at war over funding levels

Fractious exchanges at cabinet when Varadkar backed HSE service plan

Surge in out of hours under-six GP visits in the border counties

Surge in out of hours under-six GP visits in the border counties

North East Doctor On Call has seen a 36 per cent increase in cases

Drug company Isis changes to Ionis after Paris attacks

Drug company Isis changes to Ionis after Paris attacks

Company wants people "to think about the life-saving medicines we are developing"

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the HSE

EXCLUSIVE: Inside the HSE

Susan Mitchell gets exclusive access to Ireland’s health service - from the coalface to boardroom

Exclusive: HSE ‘cannot afford’ new €160,000 cystic fibrosis treatment

Exclusive: HSE ‘cannot afford’ new €160,000 cystic fibrosis treatment

The annual cost of treatment would be €92 million - the same as funding Temple Street Children’s Hospital

Pension fund shortfall of €7.5m for INMO

Pension fund shortfall of €7.5m for INMO

The organisation contributed €1 million to the scheme in 2014

What price a cure?

What price a cure?

The number of hugely expensive drugs to treat rare diseases is increasing but can we afford them?

Affordable housing for gardaí and nurses

Affordable housing for gardaí and nurses

Property financier proposes €1.5 billion scheme to build 5,000 properties

Irish hospitals not using enough healthcare assistants - Siptu

Irish hospitals not using enough healthcare assistants - Siptu

Ireland has higher ratio of nurses to healthcare assistants than recommended overseas