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# health-services - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

'Failing Ireland's children': Hospitals postpone surgeries due to virus, flu and vomiting bug outbreaks
# Emergency Departments
# Emergency Departments

'Failing Ireland's children': Hospitals postpone surgeries due to virus, flu and vomiting bug outbreaks

Nov 26th 2019, 3:34 PM 8,908 Views 12 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin hit out against the Taoiseach today stating that waiting lists for children are “quite shocking”.

# health-services - Friday 12 January, 2018

Do you have what it takes to reform the Irish health service? You can apply for this job
# Hiring
# Hiring

Do you have what it takes to reform the Irish health service? You can apply for this job

Jan 12th 2018, 12:05 PM 14,240 Views 39 Comments

The government needs someone to drive the 10-year plan to transform how healthcare is delivered in Ireland.

# health-services - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Dr Rhona Mahony: 'People on the frontline are becoming scared to practice medicine in Ireland'
# At The Coal Face
# At The Coal Face

Dr Rhona Mahony: 'People on the frontline are becoming scared to practice medicine in Ireland'

Jul 20th 2017, 10:44 PM 32,346 Views 41 Comments

The Master of the National Maternity Hospital said the fall in recruitment is a big concern in the Irish health service.

# health-services - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Social welfare issues made up almost half of queries to Citizens Information last year
# Cis
# Cis

Social welfare issues made up almost half of queries to Citizens Information last year

Jul 13th 2017, 2:24 PM 8,018 Views 35 Comments

The impenetrability of Irish systems cause daily anguish to people, according to Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.

# health-services - Friday 16 June, 2017

Red tape and stigma are barriers to homeless seeking mental health services
# Vicious Cycle
# Vicious Cycle

Red tape and stigma are barriers to homeless seeking mental health services

Jun 16th 2017, 6:10 AM 5,369 Views 5 Comments

Many get turned away if they have substance abuse difficulties – or even because they just don’t have an address.

# health-services - Monday 22 February, 2016

Most people would give up tax cuts for greater spending on health services
# New Poll
# New Poll

Most people would give up tax cuts for greater spending on health services

Feb 22nd 2016, 11:00 PM 11,904 Views 76 Comments

Over half of people would forgo tax cuts for greater investment in health.

# health-services - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Will Irish nurses living abroad come home for the new jobs announced?
# Recruitment
# Recruitment

Will Irish nurses living abroad come home for the new jobs announced?

Feb 22nd 2015, 3:30 PM 26,235 Views 91 Comments

Leo Varadkar really hopes so.

# health-services - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now
# Health Reform
# Health Reform

Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now

Nov 6th 2014, 7:15 AM 7,007 Views 5 Comments

A major new study has warned that urgent reform is needed.

# health-services - Thursday 6 March, 2014

'Why did it take a Prime Time programme to highlight the problems at Portlaoise maternity unit?'
# Lack Of Compassion
# Lack Of Compassion

'Why did it take a Prime Time programme to highlight the problems at Portlaoise maternity unit?'

Mar 6th 2014, 1:01 PM 7,708 Views 22 Comments

The chief medical officer was questioned on the deaths of babies at Portlaoise this morning.

# health-services - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Column: Thousands of people are just one pay cheque away from being homeless
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Thousands of people are just one pay cheque away from being homeless

Oct 1st 2013, 7:30 PM 244 Views 49 Comments

One pay cheque, one social welfare payment, one family problem, one health diagnosis, one mortgage repayment: this can be all that stands between you and the street, writes Niamh Randall.

# health-services - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Reilly's position as health minister 'untenable', says FF
# Health Service
# Health Service

Reilly's position as health minister 'untenable', says FF

Sep 2nd 2012, 2:12 PM 7,242 Views 88 Comments

Micheál Martin accuses James Reilly of hiding behind the HSE board on health cuts, after trying to abolish it last year.

# health-services - Friday 11 March, 2011

Nursing unions warn of possible disruptions to health services from Monday
# Health Services
# Health Services

Nursing unions warn of possible disruptions to health services from Monday

Mar 11th 2011, 8:13 PM 875 Views 0 Comments

New pay rates for agency staff could result in disruptions from next week.