# simon-harris - Yesterday’s News
Health Minister Simon Harris has insisted the hospital will be independently run.
Simon Harris was addressing doctors at the Irish Medical Organisation AGM yesterday.
# simon-harris - Saturday 22 April, 2017
Addressing doctors today, Minister Harris sought to provide assurances on the project.
# simon-harris - Friday 21 April, 2017
The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.
# simon-harris - Thursday 20 April, 2017
It was claimed that 300 people attended today’s lunchtime protest outside the Department of Health.
Dr. Peter Boylan says the minister must quiz the Sisters of Charity.
# simon-harris - Wednesday 19 April, 2017
The Department of Health has insisted the new hospital will be independently run.
# simon-harris - Tuesday 18 April, 2017
The Master of the new National Maternity Hospital said the facility will “revolutionise healthcare”.
# simon-harris - Monday 17 April, 2017
Jo Allen has a chronic pain condition and has been getting some relief from cannabis-derived medicine.
Signing up for private health care where none is available increases your bill ten times, and sometimes the situation can be even worse.
# simon-harris - Tuesday 11 April, 2017
Simon Harris made the announcement today in the Dáil.
# simon-harris - Thursday 6 April, 2017
Health Minister Simon Harris said that the events of the last 24 hours were “very concerning”.
# simon-harris - Monday 3 April, 2017
Shauna Morrissey has cystic fibrosis and is campaigning for an opt-out organ donation system.
# simon-harris - Thursday 30 March, 2017
Karen and Sarah-Ann Cline-Mitchell met with the Minister for Health yesterday to find out when she will get a date for her operation.
# simon-harris - Wednesday 29 March, 2017
Yesterday, Cabinet was informed about new disability protocols which will cost €7 million per year.
This makes part of effort to have Ireland tobacco free by 2025.
# simon-harris - Saturday 25 March, 2017
Tommy Long is one of over 200 children waiting for scoliosis surgery in Ireland.
# simon-harris - Thursday 23 March, 2017
Megan Halvey-Ryan’s surgery has been delayed several times before.
# simon-harris - Wednesday 22 March, 2017
The Minister for Health outlined his “vision” for the future of Irish healthcare at a Dáil committee this morning.
# simon-harris - Tuesday 21 March, 2017
Twomey says nothing will happen until the law is changed.
# simon-harris - Monday 13 March, 2017
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Church needs to reflect on the commitment it made in 2002.
# simon-harris - Thursday 9 March, 2017
Twomey said that, following Tuesday’s meeting in Leinster House, she was given inadequate documents by the HSE.
# simon-harris - Monday 6 March, 2017
The Minister for Health has put an end to speculation about his future.
Health Minister Simon Harris said that he wants a good deal for the taxpayer and, most importantly, for patients.
# simon-harris - Friday 3 March, 2017
The mother hopes to arrive at Dáil Éireann on Tuesday.
Misuse and overuse of medication will “almost certainly lead to a health crisis”, it has been warned.
# simon-harris - Tuesday 28 February, 2017
Those eligible are advised to make themselves known to pharmacy staff so they can benefit from this reduction.
Vera Twomey is entering day two of the 260km protest walk.
Thousands of children have teeth extracted under general anaesthetic each year.
# simon-harris - Saturday 25 February, 2017
It is planned that prefabs would be used in order to deal with overcrowding.
# simon-harris - Thursday 23 February, 2017
Vera Twomey met with Health Minister Simon Harris today.
# simon-harris - Tuesday 21 February, 2017
Orkambi is estimated to cost €159,000 per patient.
# simon-harris - Monday 20 February, 2017
The Minister for Health has published a report announcing the programme for cannabis-based treatments. It doesn’t go far enough, writes Luke Ming Flanagan.
# simon-harris - Sunday 19 February, 2017
Where is Ireland’s healthcare system going wrong, and what can we do to turn it around?
# simon-harris - Friday 10 February, 2017
Pressure is increasing on government ministers and Tusla over who knew what about the Maurice McCabe story.
Maurice McCabe was told that he was being investigated for sexual abuse, but was later told it was a mistake.
It has been recommended in the treatment of conditions such as multiple sclerosis and epilepsy.
Health Minister Simon Harris says the hew HSE action plan will review if the screening programme can be re-introduced.
# simon-harris - Thursday 9 February, 2017
His comments follow Monday’s night RTÉ Investigates programme, which revealed hidden waiting list figures.
# simon-harris - Wednesday 8 February, 2017
The government’s proposals to deal with staffing problems were criticised as “too little too late”.