# department-of-health - Friday 20 February, 2015
The Health Minister says he’s working on it but the waiting lists have swelled by almost a third since this time last year.
# department-of-health - Friday 23 January, 2015
# department-of-health - Monday 12 January, 2015
One politician described the birds as ‘cheeky’ last summer saying they were stealing children’s lollipops.
# department-of-health - Saturday 10 January, 2015
A policy paper being examined sets out options including a total removal of the ban and a time deferral on donation.
# department-of-health - Thursday 18 December, 2014
This would allow mothers to prevent passing on genetic diseases.
# department-of-health - Monday 8 December, 2014
The IKA wants a registry system to be introduced.
# department-of-health - Monday 24 November, 2014
However, the meeting has been dismissed as a “publicity stunt”.
# department-of-health - Wednesday 5 November, 2014
Speaking ahead of a food addiction conference earlier, The Health Minister confessed he’s not always as healthy as he’d like to be.
# department-of-health - Monday 27 October, 2014
A new nationwide survey will ask households about a range of health indicators.
# department-of-health - Sunday 5 October, 2014
The HSE said it had no knowledge of the memo allegedly calling on employees to manipulate the figures.
# department-of-health - Friday 3 October, 2014
The Minister for Health said he will bring a series of proposals to Cabinet in the coming weeks on discretionary medical card reform.
# department-of-health - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
The Health Minister said that the Government has no plans to update the Constitution in relation to abortion.
# department-of-health - Monday 29 September, 2014
The INMO said today that the Major Emergency Plan should have been implemented at the hospital today, with 47 people on trolleys in the Emergency Department this morning.
# department-of-health - Sunday 28 September, 2014
Reports this morning claimed that
Department of Health officials intervened in the case, objecting to the legal action being taken. # department-of-health - Wednesday 17 September, 2014
The existing General Medical Services contract was devised over forty years ago.
# department-of-health - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
The Health Minister has been responding to claims from Micheál Martin that the government “cooked the books” in health.
# department-of-health - Sunday 14 September, 2014
Groups representing carers, elderly people and those on low incomes have called for a reduction but that’s not likely to happen in the next Budget.
# department-of-health - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Jim Breslin comes to the position from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.
# department-of-health - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
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The former junior health minister also says she could have worked with new minister Leo Varadkar.
# department-of-health - Monday 11 August, 2014
A modest charge could be applied but no final decision has been taken.
# department-of-health - Friday 8 August, 2014
This was the week in business.
# department-of-health - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
Analysis: The Health Minister’s intervention on universal health insurance yesterday is all about managing expectations.
# department-of-health - Monday 21 July, 2014
Up to 28,000 children and teenagers use sunbeds every year.
# department-of-health - Friday 18 July, 2014
Latest patient and financial figures show scale of the task facing the new Health Minister…
# department-of-health - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
Ireland faced a second day of questioning at UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva.
And Health isn’t the only government department that has yet to update its pages.
# department-of-health - Monday 14 July, 2014
The letter details how one hospital was struggling to find foster mothers for children.
The returns from local authorities, disqualifying Dublin, shows that 17% of babies under the age of one died in registered maternity homes that year.
# department-of-health - Thursday 3 July, 2014
Reilly insisted today he will be happy to serve wherever the Taoiseach asks him to.
# department-of-health - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
Health Minister James Reilly has previously expressed concerns about the harmful effects of electronic cigarettes.
# department-of-health - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
Nursing home representatives believe more resources are needed to prevent future shortages.
# department-of-health - Sunday 15 June, 2014
Businesses must adhere to health and safety rules, but there is nothing specifically tailored for the industry.
# department-of-health - Saturday 14 June, 2014
The letter on behalf of the Minister for Health of the day was issued to mother and baby homes who were seeking approval as maternity homes.
# department-of-health - Friday 13 June, 2014
John McGuinness’s call for two senior health officials to resign during a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee yesterday has been criticised by some of his colleagues.
# department-of-health - Thursday 12 June, 2014
The records are there for anybody who wants to view them – unless there are personal details involved.
Over 40 other state documents recalled by the
Department of Health have yet to be returned. # department-of-health - Tuesday 10 June, 2014
“Cigarette packets will no longer be a mobile advertisement for the tobacco industry,” said Minister James Reilly.
# department-of-health - Sunday 8 June, 2014
There have been calls that the new expert review panel for medical cards should match conditions on the LTI list.
# department-of-health - Thursday 5 June, 2014
The Health Minister has been under pressure for much of his time in office but now looks set to be replaced.
# department-of-health - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
In January 2013, 63,126 were eligible for a discretionary medical card. In April 2014, just 46,535 now have a discretionary medical card.