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#health department

# health-department - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Over a thousand names added to home help waiting list in space of four months as total surges to 7,300

The latest HSE figures from July show that 7,300 people are waiting on home support services.

No-deal Brexit fears: Health chiefs say enough medicines stockpiled to last till New Year

The HPRA will state that no major supply concerns have been identified to date.

# health-department - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

HSE saving measures to target older people and those with disabilities 'in order to break even'

The HSE boss has denied it is undertaking any cost-cutting measures.

# health-department - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Six children die after severe viral outbreak at New Jersey health centre

The rehabilitation centre helps “medically fragile children” in the US state.

# health-department - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Government approves plans to give 14,000 carers free GP cards

Health Minister Simon Harris said that he knew of the difficulties faced by carers in Ireland.

# health-department - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Over 200 children with serious teeth problems have waited over 4 years for treatment

Figures show that 11,786 children and young adults have been waiting over a year for necessary orthodontic treatment.

# health-department - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Vaccine compensation scheme being considered by government

Health Minister Simon Harris said his department is examining how to roll out a vaccination compensation programme.

# health-department - Thursday 27 July, 2017

'Patients are being put at risk': Funding issues stopping 20,000 people receiving 'life-saving' meds

The medication has been proven to help cardiac problems.

# health-department - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Enda to Micheál: 'You ran like a scalded cat, as fast as your legs could carry you'

The Taoiseach accused former health minister Micheál Martin of doubling health spend without achieving any results.

# health-department - Sunday 30 November, 2014

Do TDs bring up medical cards in the Dáil to get votes? 'Bullshit'

“Do you think the Government would give a card back just if people wrote to them? Not in a million years. Not on your nelly.”

# health-department - Monday 29 September, 2014

There's currently no obligation for doctors to have insurance but there soon will be

Does your doctor have medical indemnity insurance?

# health-department - Sunday 29 June, 2014

'I hope he survives': Senator Crown doesn't think Reilly has been given the chance he needs in health HSE

'I hope he survives': Senator Crown doesn't think Reilly has been given the chance he needs in health

Earlier this week Reilly said the health budget had run over by €158 million.

# health-department - Monday 9 June, 2014

Video: Does Leo Varadkar want to be Minister for Health?

His name’s being linked with the role, as speculation continues ahead of the Cabinet reshuffle. But what does the Transport Minister think?

# health-department - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Damien Kiberd: Health is not just Angola, it’s the original Heart of Darkness

What’s to become of the very sick who can’t afford insurance cover and who don’t qualify for medical cards? Does anyone – including Reilly – know?

# health-department - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Reilly: €666 million adjustment "toughest challenge I've had to face yet"

The Health Minister’s been tasked with overseeing a programme that will include €268 million in pay-related savings and €113 million from a ‘probity drive’ aimed at medical card holders.