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A&Es on alert for victims of botched fillers

A&Es on alert for victims of botched fillers

Doctors say consumers are risking ‘life-altering’ consequences by opting for cheap fillers and are increasingly turning up in hospital emergency departments

Cancer claims up as Irish Life pays €299m

Cancer claims up as Irish Life pays €299m

Hundreds refuse medical exams of their personal injuries claims

Hundreds refuse medical exams of their personal injuries claims

INMO denies younger nurses’ pay rises were cut in deal

INMO denies younger nurses’ pay rises were cut in deal

CervicalCheck bosses advised against free smear test offer

CervicalCheck bosses advised against free smear test offer

Health refuses to say if Harris’s response about hospital costs was altered

Health refuses to say if Harris’s response about hospital costs was altered

Health levy may be only solution to nurses’ pain

Health levy may be only solution to nurses’ pain

With the nurses’ strike, private insurance is more relevant than ever

RCSI chief wants more straight talking on health

RCSI chief wants more straight talking on health

Ken Mealy, president of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, feels that step one to a better health service is educating the people who will use it

Nursing homes to avoid extra medical card fees with own GP service

Nursing homes to avoid extra medical card fees with own GP service

One nursing home director said some GPs were charging annual retainer fees of more than €200 per resident to visit patients in a nursing home

Why did Harris say nothing on hospital cost?

Why did Harris say nothing on hospital cost?

Simon Harris has been under increasing pressure over the children’s hospital since last August. Was he simply hoping that it would be his eventual successor’s problem?

The nurses’ strike, and how to settle it

The nurses’ strike, and how to settle it

The industrial action by nurses in our health service has already become ‘a threat to life and limb’. And it’s set to escalate this week. So what can be done?

History of nursing protests

History of nursing protests

Disgruntled health workers

Disgruntled health workers

Former HSA chief blames hospital costs on ill-defined ‘roles and responsibilities’

Former HSA chief blames hospital costs on ill-defined ‘roles and responsibilities’

Tom Beegan, who now runs his own health and safety consultancy company, said there had been a failure to have clear governance on the project

Claim of one applicant for every four nursing posts debunked

Claim of one applicant for every four nursing posts debunked

The HSE has run five recent nursing recruitment competitions for more than 500 vacancies, and the figures paint a different picture, with some recruitment rounds receiving six times as many applicants as needed