# leo-varadkar - Yesterday’s News
The Health Minister has rejected calls for a referendum to be held next year.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 16 September, 2014
‘I wouldn’t dare do such a thing’: After Enda’s scolding, Leo isn’t talking about the Budget this week
The Health Minister was remaining tight-lipped about the Budget this morning.
The Health Minister has been responding to claims from Micheál Martin that the government “cooked the books” in health.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 15 September, 2014
I’m waiting for that feelin’…
# leo-varadkar - Saturday 13 September, 2014
Think-ins, smackdowns and desperation: Winners and losers (and one for you to decide) from the political week…
David Cameron’s in the firing line for travelling north, Mary Lou’s in the headlines for flying Down Under, and we’re not sure what to make of Leo…
# leo-varadkar - Friday 12 September, 2014
The Fine Gael parliamentary party gathered in picturesque Fota Island to talk the economy, elections and Leo…
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 11 September, 2014
The Health Minister has been on the receiving end of a rebuke from the Taoiseach in recent days.
Everyone’s talking about the Oscar Pistorius verdict, staff at University Hospital Galway being disciplined and Leo Varadkar responding to criticism from the Taoiseach.
Officials are coming in for criticism from the Taoiseach today, in his latest public comment on Health Minister Leo Varadkar’s plans.
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Jim Breslin comes to the position from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs.
Hint: It’s Leo Varadkar.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 9 September, 2014
Michael Noonan said last week that any tax breaks would have to be paid for elsewhere in the system.
There are over 500 people currently waiting in hospital beds.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 8 September, 2014
The recently-installed health minister wants companies to freeze their prices. But can his big idea work? Here’s what people think of it…
# leo-varadkar - Sunday 7 September, 2014
New Health Minister Leo Varadkar was recently told Reilly’s HSE reforms were “unworkable”.
# leo-varadkar - Saturday 6 September, 2014
In briefing documents prepared for Leo Varadkar, the new health minister is told that “a more coherent approach” is needed.
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 28 August, 2014
However, there have not yet been any prosecutions under a new law completely banning using a phone while driving.
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 21 August, 2014
The former junior minister and Labour TD gave a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie this week.
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
The former junior health minister also says she could have worked with new minister Leo Varadkar.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Reduce waiting lists? Tick. Save money? Tick. The Minister for Health is all in favour.
The new Health Minister was asked to work a 12-hour shift in an Emergency Department.
The Minister for Health turned down an offer to observe a 12-hour shift in an Emergency Department.
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 13 August, 2014
The government’s breach of its own pay ceiling for advisers has been controversial in recent years.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 11 August, 2014
A modest charge could be applied but no final decision has been taken.
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 6 August, 2014
Analysis: The Health Minister’s intervention on universal health insurance yesterday is all about managing expectations.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 5 August, 2014
A new survey found that one-in-ten drivers text or talk on their phone.
It’s the start of your four-day week – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 28 July, 2014
The gardaí are investigating the sudden death of a 72-year-old man at the care home in 2012.
# leo-varadkar - Saturday 26 July, 2014
Where do politicos, academics and Oireachtas nerds spend their summer holidays? In Glenties of course…
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
It’s expected that draft legislation will be ready by the end of the year.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 22 July, 2014
Earlier, Health Minister Varadkar said he doesn’t think anyone believes Gerry Adams when he denies past membership of the IRA.
The Health Minister has said he will consider proposals from an expert panel on medical card eligibility.
# leo-varadkar - Monday 21 July, 2014
The CEO of Jack & Jill has written to Minister Varadkar and the Taoiseach about the medical card issue.
Up to 28,000 children and teenagers use sunbeds every year.
# leo-varadkar - Friday 18 July, 2014
Topping up a tan using sunbeds will no longer be an option for under-18s as new legislation comes into force on Monday.
# leo-varadkar - Thursday 17 July, 2014
Legislation passed today includes an amendment to ban gagging orders on doctors that was put forward by Senator John Crown.
# leo-varadkar - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
There are currently more than 220,000 people in Ireland who are blind or vision impaired.
# leo-varadkar - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
The newly-crowned Minister for Health’s role could be the making or breaking for one of politics’ rapidly rising stars.
And Health isn’t the only government department that has yet to update its pages.