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#Dr James Reilly

# dr-james-reilly - Monday 21 October, 2013

Why have GPs u-turned on support for under-5s scheme?
# Children
# Children

Why have GPs u-turned on support for under-5s scheme?

Oct 21st 2013, 7:55 PM 16,385 Views 31 Comments

The NAGP initially welcomed the scheme – but has now changed its mind.

# dr-james-reilly - Friday 10 May, 2013

INMO president: Reilly "has shown little or no regard" for nurses, midwives
# INMO
# INMO

INMO president: Reilly "has shown little or no regard" for nurses, midwives

May 10th 2013, 7:35 AM 6,514 Views 53 Comments

The INMO is to present the health minister with the findings of its trolley and ward watch initiatives, which show an increase in the amount of people on trolleys.

# dr-james-reilly - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

INMO prepared to mobilise against pay cuts
# Conference
# Conference

INMO prepared to mobilise against pay cuts

May 8th 2013, 8:26 AM 3,939 Views 22 Comments

The conference begins this morning, and Minister for Health James Reilly will speak to those gathered tomorrow.

# dr-james-reilly - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Issue of pay to dominate INMO annual conference
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Issue of pay to dominate INMO annual conference

May 7th 2013, 10:14 AM 3,091 Views 17 Comments

The INMO is to hold its annual conference tomorrow, and its general secretary said he expects “lively debate” at the event.

# dr-james-reilly - Monday 15 April, 2013

Reilly urged to help make Lung Fibrosis drug available
# Lung Fibrosis
# Lung Fibrosis

Reilly urged to help make Lung Fibrosis drug available

Apr 15th 2013, 2:45 PM 5,644 Views 28 Comments

The HSE is currently in negotiations with the manufacturers of Pirfenidone, which has life-extending benefits for Lung Fibrosis patients.

# dr-james-reilly - Friday 19 October, 2012

Reduction in waiting lists welcomed by Health Minister
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Reduction in waiting lists welcomed by Health Minister

Oct 19th 2012, 8:16 AM 2,782 Views 49 Comments

Dr James Reilly, Minister for Health, said that hospitals have achieved success in reaching a target list for inpatient and day case treatments.

# dr-james-reilly - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

James Reilly: I wasn't told in advance about Roisin Shortall's resignation
# Shortall Resigns
# Shortall Resigns

James Reilly: I wasn't told in advance about Roisin Shortall's resignation

Sep 26th 2012, 9:35 PM 17,264 Views 96 Comments

The Minister for Health told TheJournal.ie that he only heard of Róisin Shortall’s resignation on his way to an event in Balbriggan this evening.

# dr-james-reilly - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with added four-card tricks
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added four-card tricks

Sep 4th 2012, 7:58 PM 7,531 Views 0 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

"Silly season is over": Enda and Eamon get back to work
# Back To Work
# Back To Work

"Silly season is over": Enda and Eamon get back to work

Sep 4th 2012, 12:20 PM 4,131 Views 51 Comments

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste said it is time now for the Government to get down to “real work”.

Unhappy Labour backbenchers to stand by Reilly, call FF motion a 'deflection'
# Health Cuts
# Health Cuts

Unhappy Labour backbenchers to stand by Reilly, call FF motion a 'deflection'

Sep 4th 2012, 11:15 AM 4,031 Views 66 Comments

The Fianna Fáil/Sinn Féin-tabled motion of confidence is “politics at its most unattractive”, according to Waterford TD Ciara Conway.

# dr-james-reilly - Friday 31 August, 2012

Health Minister accused of 'going into hiding' as HSE makes cuts
# Health
# Health

Health Minister accused of 'going into hiding' as HSE makes cuts

Aug 31st 2012, 9:00 AM 3,808 Views 32 Comments

Fianna Fáil has asked why James Reilly is “nowhere to be seen”, while the HSE admits there are more announcements about bed closures to come.

# dr-james-reilly - Friday 27 July, 2012

New HSE chief appointed by Minister for Health
# HSE
# HSE

New HSE chief appointed by Minister for Health

Jul 27th 2012, 3:02 PM 4,210 Views 19 Comments

Department of Health’s Tony O’Brien appointed as the new Director General-designate.

# dr-james-reilly - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff
# Health
# Health

HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff

May 8th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,862 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, who will hold their 93rd annual conference this week. The theme for the event this year is ‘Safe care – safe practice – no compromise’.

# dr-james-reilly - Thursday 12 April, 2012

Government likely to come under fire at IMO conference
# Health
# Health

Government likely to come under fire at IMO conference

Apr 12th 2012, 8:06 AM 1,564 Views 8 Comments

The theme of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) is Our Patients – Our Priority, and the organisers said they will be discussing pivotal issues including health inequality.

# dr-james-reilly - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Dáil to debate symphysiotomy tomorrow
# Survivors
# Survivors

Dáil to debate symphysiotomy tomorrow

Mar 14th 2012, 7:15 PM 4,037 Views 45 Comments

The 18th century practice of unhinging women’s pelvises after childbirth has left many survivors with permanent damage.

# dr-james-reilly - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

HSE Board chairman steps down as changes to HSE governance approved
# HSE
# HSE

HSE Board chairman steps down as changes to HSE governance approved

Dec 20th 2011, 7:12 PM 2,613 Views 16 Comments

The governance will be replaced by a seven-person directorate. The government said it is committed to radical reform of the health services which will see the introduction of Universal Health Insurance.

# dr-james-reilly - Saturday 8 October, 2011

Nurses to continue protest over conditions at Limerick hospital
# Health
# Health

Nurses to continue protest over conditions at Limerick hospital

Oct 8th 2011, 8:15 AM 227 Views 3 Comments

Nurses at the Mid Western Regional Hospital held what they called an “angry” meeting yesterday during which they decided to stage a protest outside Government buildings in Dublin next week.

# dr-james-reilly - Thursday 29 September, 2011

Ireland loses health insurance case in European court
# Health Insurance
# Health Insurance

Ireland loses health insurance case in European court

Sep 29th 2011, 12:44 PM 1,179 Views 7 Comments

The landmark case has implications for the future of VHI Healthcare, the State-owned private health insurer.

Nurses at Limerick hospital continue protest with third strike on Tuesday
# Nurses
# Nurses

Nurses at Limerick hospital continue protest with third strike on Tuesday

Sep 29th 2011, 8:52 AM 391 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, Health Minister Dr James Reilly says the work stoppages are “unsafe, unsound and unwarranted”.

# dr-james-reilly - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Emergency Department at Galway hospital under "extreme pressure"
# Health
# Health

Emergency Department at Galway hospital under "extreme pressure"

Sep 24th 2011, 1:02 PM 1,258 Views 21 Comments

Galway University Hospital has asked members of the public to only present to the Emergency Department if there is a genuine emergency.

# dr-james-reilly - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

Government considering sugar tax to tackle obesity
# Sugar Tax
# Sugar Tax

Government considering sugar tax to tackle obesity

Sep 20th 2011, 9:30 PM 2,779 Views 89 Comments

The Irish Government is considering introducing a sugar tax as one way to address the growing problems of obesity and Type II Diabetes.

# dr-james-reilly - Friday 8 July, 2011

Downsizing of small hospitals 'not yet agreed', says Reilly
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Downsizing of small hospitals 'not yet agreed', says Reilly

Jul 8th 2011, 4:56 PM 717 Views 21 Comments

The Health Minister insisted plans to reduce services at regional hospitals are still “being discussed”.

# dr-james-reilly - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Roscommon hospital protesters take the fight to Government
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Roscommon hospital protesters take the fight to Government

Jul 6th 2011, 10:31 AM 376 Views 6 Comments

A protest will take place outside Leinster House tonight – amid claims the cardiac death rate in Roscommon hospital is four times that in Galway.

# dr-james-reilly - Friday 1 July, 2011

Junior doctor shortage looming in ten days' time, warns Minister
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Junior doctor shortage looming in ten days' time, warns Minister

Jul 1st 2011, 9:42 AM 1,609 Views 22 Comments

Dr James Reilly said more than 200 posts are still unfilled as he revealed plans to shut down A&E services at one hospital.

# dr-james-reilly - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Minister for Health warns of shortage of junior doctors
# Dr Shortage
# Dr Shortage

Minister for Health warns of shortage of junior doctors

Jun 21st 2011, 9:46 AM 684 Views 1 Comment

The shortage of doctors will become more obvious from 11 July, when junior doctors are rotated between posts.

# dr-james-reilly - Thursday 28 April, 2011

HSE board to resign as Reilly announces major changes
# HSE
# HSE

HSE board to resign as Reilly announces major changes

Apr 28th 2011, 1:30 PM 2,185 Views 0 Comments

The news comes as it was reported earlier that the minister for health would ask the board to resign at a meeting today.

# dr-james-reilly - Wednesday 13 April, 2011

Cystic fibrosis group “concerned” that new unit to have 40 per cent fewer beds than hoped
Live Apr 13th 2011, 2:23 PM

Cystic fibrosis group “concerned” that new unit to have 40 per cent fewer beds than hoped

# dr-james-reilly - Wednesday 19 January, 2011

Opposition renew general election calls after Cowen victory
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Opposition renew general election calls after Cowen victory

Jan 19th 2011, 6:55 AM 335 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael, Labour and Sinn Féin all demand an immediate general election in the wake of Brian Cowen’s victory.