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Spending on children truly in need

Spending on children truly in need

The €70 million boost to child benefit would be best spent on families who really need it

Housing agency chief: curb your expectations

Housing agency chief: curb your expectations

Desire for Dublin-style leafy suburban living can only be fulfilled many miles from the capital

Maher tipped as new head of Bon Secours

Maher tipped as new head of Bon Secours

Head of hospital group tipped to take top job

Trials and revelations: Are you taking the right medicine?

Trials and revelations: Are you taking the right medicine?

Funds worth $3.5 trillion backing calls for transparency in clinical trial reporting may prove a game-changer for pharmaceutical accountability

Health insurance doesn’t just amount to hospital cover

Health insurance doesn’t just amount to hospital cover

There’s more to health insurance than meets the eye

Susan Mitchell: Time for some medicine from Jeremy Hunt

Susan Mitchell: Time for some medicine from Jeremy Hunt

As in Britain, we should tell patients how much their medication costs

Whistleblower: hospital staff got overseas properties and luxury car

Whistleblower: hospital staff got overseas properties and luxury car

Explosive allegations contained in dossier

The waiting game

The waiting game

What’s behind the sudden, unexplained drop in numbers on the hospital waiting lists? The opposition parties think they know the answer

Orphan funds surge with strategy tweak

Orphan funds surge with strategy tweak

No carrot for consultants

No carrot for consultants

Patients face delays because of a shortage of specialist doctors – but vague contracts and bureaucratic infighting are hindering recruitment

Windfall for GPs who meet prescription targets

Windfall for GPs who meet prescription targets

New EU law to boost spending on health

New EU law to boost spending on health

HSE's cross-border care obligations explained

HSE's cross-border care obligations explained

New EU legislation means Irish patients can go anywhere in the EU for medical treatment – and the HSE must foot the bill

Government fails to act on child death report

Government fails to act on child death report

The government has implemented only one of the key recommendations made in the child death review report of 2012. The harrowing report documented the deaths of 196 children under state care.

HSE to repay Patients who travel

HSE to repay Patients who travel

l Operations, scans and treatment in EU states are covered by ‘fantastic’ new scheme