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# health-budget - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Oct 10th 2017, 2:40 PM 7,745 Views 41 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

# health-budget - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

FactCheck: Has the government actually cut the mental health budget by €20 million?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Has the government actually cut the mental health budget by €20 million?

Oct 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 21,031 Views 35 Comments

FactCheck looks into a major claim that took hold online over the weekend.

# health-budget - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Leo's Christmas wish: He wanted €500m... He's being given almost €200m extra
# Fixing A Hole
# Fixing A Hole

Leo's Christmas wish: He wanted €500m... He's being given almost €200m extra

Dec 4th 2014, 7:43 PM 10,117 Views 26 Comments

The supplementary health budget has been announced. And it’s a whopper.

# health-budget - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Varadkar hits out at doctors saying he wishes the IMO 'knew their facts'
# Health Budget
# Health Budget

Varadkar hits out at doctors saying he wishes the IMO 'knew their facts'

Oct 15th 2014, 9:22 AM 7,612 Views 21 Comments

He also revealed that the latest HSE service plan will be published in around three or four weeks time.

# health-budget - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

'It's just not true': Leo insists the government didn't cook the books
# Health Budget
# Health Budget

'It's just not true': Leo insists the government didn't cook the books

Sep 16th 2014, 10:13 AM 7,374 Views 25 Comments

The Health Minister has been responding to claims from Micheál Martin that the government “cooked the books” in health.

# health-budget - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Tax cuts shouldn't come at expense of health services, Varadkar warns
# The €500 Million
# The €500 Million

Tax cuts shouldn't come at expense of health services, Varadkar warns

Sep 9th 2014, 11:05 PM 11,918 Views 40 Comments

Michael Noonan said last week that any tax breaks would have to be paid for elsewhere in the system.

# health-budget - Friday 1 August, 2014

Up to 3,000 doctors set to leave Ireland
# FEMPI
# FEMPI

Up to 3,000 doctors set to leave Ireland

Aug 1st 2014, 3:26 PM 14,481 Views 76 Comments

The National Association of General Practitioners is hoping that Leo Varadkar will step in to reverse cuts which affect them.

# health-budget - Friday 18 July, 2014

HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year
# In The Red
# In The Red

HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year

Jul 18th 2014, 5:32 PM 4,223 Views 12 Comments

Latest patient and financial figures show scale of the task facing the new Health Minister…

# health-budget - Monday 2 June, 2014

Criticisms of Irish healthcare overspend and unemployment levels in EU report
# Rein It In
# Rein It In

Criticisms of Irish healthcare overspend and unemployment levels in EU report

Jun 2nd 2014, 6:25 PM 14,363 Views 100 Comments

The European Commission has recommended that the government ensure that excessive debt is corrected in a sustainable manner by 2015 and beyond.

# health-budget - Saturday 19 April, 2014

€532 million hole proves that health budget is "not fit for purpose" says Fianna Fáil
# Health
# Health

€532 million hole proves that health budget is "not fit for purpose" says Fianna Fáil

Apr 19th 2014, 7:49 PM 10,376 Views 59 Comments

Billy Kelleher says the HSE’s budget is based on “flaky assumptions”.

# health-budget - Sunday 12 January, 2014

IMO: 'Government need to explain cabinet memo stating more funds needed to ensure patient safety'
# Health
# Health

IMO: 'Government need to explain cabinet memo stating more funds needed to ensure patient safety'

Jan 12th 2014, 2:20 PM 7,278 Views 9 Comments

The IMO said the government has systematically reduced resources to General Practice in recent years by over €150 million.

# health-budget - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

'That's not what I do': Kathleen Lynch says she never threatened to resign
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'That's not what I do': Kathleen Lynch says she never threatened to resign

Dec 18th 2013, 10:34 AM 4,439 Views 24 Comments

“Fantasy” is how the Minister of State described claims she threatened to resign over mental health funding.

# health-budget - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Health Budget measures could have “dangerous and unintended” consequences, GPs warn
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Health Budget measures could have “dangerous and unintended” consequences, GPs warn

Oct 16th 2013, 10:53 PM 9,279 Views 33 Comments

The doctors’ group is warning that measures like the downgrading of medical cards for 35,000 pensioners could cause problems down the line.

# health-budget - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Reilly on health cuts: 'This does entail more heavy lifting for people'
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Reilly on health cuts: 'This does entail more heavy lifting for people'

Oct 15th 2013, 5:54 PM 5,085 Views 19 Comments

How €113 million will be saved in ‘medical card probity’ was a key issue at today’s health budget briefing.

# health-budget - Friday 4 October, 2013

'Cum spiro, spero': Reilly hopes there won't be an overrun in the health budget
# Health
# Health

'Cum spiro, spero': Reilly hopes there won't be an overrun in the health budget

Oct 4th 2013, 8:08 AM 6,091 Views 62 Comments

The Health Minister probably meant ‘dum spiro, spero’…

# health-budget - Monday 24 December, 2012

Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012
# Review2012
# Review2012

Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012

Dec 24th 2012, 8:15 AM 4,048 Views 11 Comments

Unlike 2011 this was not a year of any seismic shifts in Irish politics but there were plenty of stand-out moments which will have repercussions going into next year and most of them involved one man…