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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
# Controversy
# Controversy

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

Sep 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,082 Views 10 Comments

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
# Brexit
# Brexit

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

Sep 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 7,360 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Health Spending
# Health Spending

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

Aug 6th 2019, 7:21 PM 20,166 Views 22 Comments

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
# Adenovirus
# Adenovirus

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

Oct 24th 2018, 7:45 AM 21,650 Views 1 Comment

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
# Free Gp Care
# Free Gp Care

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

Apr 12th 2018, 7:51 AM 10,302 Views 55 Comments

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
# Orthodontics
# Orthodontics

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

Oct 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 9,727 Views 18 Comments

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
# Payments
# Payments

Vaccine compensation scheme being considered by government

Aug 13th 2017, 4:00 PM 25,354 Views 81 Comments

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
# Entresto
# Entresto

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

Jul 27th 2017, 10:42 AM 8,138 Views 8 Comments

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'
# Health Department
# Health Department

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

Nov 24th 2015, 4:50 PM 20,129 Views 116 Comments

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'
# Ask A Minister
# Ask A Minister

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

Nov 30th 2014, 8:15 AM 6,874 Views 9 Comments

“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
# Protection
# Protection

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

Sep 29th 2014, 1:37 PM 6,135 Views 16 Comments

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
# HSE

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

Jun 29th 2014, 1:33 PM 8,529 Views 33 Comments

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?
# The Reshuffle
# The Reshuffle

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

Jun 9th 2014, 5:30 PM 7,700 Views 24 Comments

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
# Column
# Column

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

Oct 20th 2013, 8:45 AM 75 Views 40 Comments

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"
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

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

Oct 16th 2013, 11:47 AM 3,355 Views 23 Comments

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.