Health & Social /
Pressure is mounting on the Health Service Executive (HSE) and Minister for Health Leo Varadkar to fund the €437,000 medicine called Soliris, with patients exerting considerable pressure in the national media in order to gain access to the medicine.
New survey shows Ireland pays more for medicines than other EU countries
Efforts to hire doctors on short-term contracts, in a bid to reduce the HSE’s massive agency costs, have failed.
A strike by 27,000 second level teachers today has shut schools and disrupted hundreds of thousands of students and parents.