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Doctors sound alarm over January abortion start date

Doctors sound alarm over January abortion start date

The ability of the health service to deliver abortion services on January 1 looks increasingly uncertain

Maternity heads warn abortion planning is inadequate

Maternity heads warn abortion planning is inadequate

The masters of the three Dublin maternity hospitals have warned Minister for Health Simon Harris that the health service is not prepared for the introduction of abortion services in January.

HSE wants Pembro for all women with cervical cancer

HSE wants Pembro for all women with cervical cancer

Professor Michael Barry, who leads the HSE’s Medicines Management Programme, has proposed the introduction of a managed access programme.

‘Act with urgency’ on maternity hospital contracts, Harris told

‘Act with urgency’ on maternity hospital contracts, Harris told

Europe’s medical devices scandal

Europe’s medical devices scandal

A major investigation has revealed that many medical devices, including pacemakers, replacement joints and breast implants, have either been tested inadequately or not at all

‘Inappropriate referrals’ add to long speech therapy lists

‘Inappropriate referrals’ add to long speech therapy lists

HSE currently employs more than 900 speech and language therapists throughout the country

Drugs, CervicalCheck and government inequity

Drugs, CervicalCheck and government inequity

Of course cancer patients want to access the new, ‘wonder drugs’, but the money would have to be taken from other healthcare services

HSE to shave tens of millions off drug bill with launch of cheaper alternative

HSE to shave tens of millions off drug bill with launch of cheaper alternative

Strike and lose your increments, Donohue tells nurses

Strike and lose your increments, Donohue tells nurses

Lack of willing candidates leads to headhunt for new HSE boss

Lack of willing candidates leads to headhunt for new HSE boss

Health minister: media and politicians stoking ‘public panic’ over medical errors

Health minister: media and politicians stoking ‘public panic’ over medical errors

GPs express concern over preparation for abortion services

GPs express concern over preparation for abortion services

One hundred GPs across Munster have written to the head of maternity services in the region, who is a conscientious objector, seeking clarity

Mahony sounds alarm on legal issues

Mahony sounds alarm on legal issues

The master of the National Maternity Hospital has warned that our legal system is hurting our health service

Hospital parking charges 'should be capped' at €10 per day: HSE report

Hospital parking charges 'should be capped' at €10 per day: HSE report

The changes would cost the health service up to €4.75 million a year

HSE backtracks on 221 tally of CervicalCheck debacle

HSE backtracks on 221 tally of CervicalCheck debacle

Head of screening programme says four women included in figure had another kind of cancer, or no cancer at all