# Healthcare

This week
18th February 2024 - 23rd February 2024
Government to counter bill calling to boost the number of GPs in rural areas
This month
February 2024
HSE asks public to consider all care options before presenting at emergency departments
Last month
January 2024
VHI to increase price of healthcare insurance plans by 7% average from 1 March
Doctors to inform men taking sodium valproate of risks to unborn children
Stephen Donnelly ‘not satisfied’ with management of patient flow at overcrowded hospitals
Last year
Long-awaited cardiac care review to be published next year, says minister
Life after heart attack: 'I was dead before I hit the ground - I was 52'
Ban on sale of vapes to under-18s will come into effect before Christmas, says Health Minister
Vaccine to protect infants from RSV may be available in Ireland next year
Inquest hears hospital staff missed sepsis red flags in girl (4) who died after being discharged
Number of patients on trolleys jumps above 700 for second day in a row
'It's rampant': GP urges parents to be aware of RSV symptoms due to surge in cases
HSE to face 'exceptionally challenging' year as government funding falls short of closing deficit
Ireland on track to make cervical cancer much rarer by 2040, says health minister
New CSO research indicates many emigrating nurses and doctors return
Martin says health spending ‘needs examination and deeper analysis’ amid Budget criticism
Donnelly orders statutory review into use of unlicensed springs in surgeries at Temple Street
Taoiseach, Health Minister to meet with families impacted by spinal surgery crisis
Sinn Féin's new healthcare plan promises an ‘Irish NHS’ within two terms of government
Opinion: 'The Viagra was handed to me as though it were a live bomb'
Health minister tells taskforce that roster reform is needed to tackle hospital overcrowding
Warning that no new patients should be put on Ozempic as medicine shortages rise
215,000 people become eligible for free GP care from today
Children with disabilities spending months in inappropriate settings due to lack of supports
Eligibility for GP visit cards expanded for people aged up to 69 and children aged 8 and over
Mobile x-ray service for older people to be expanded next year in effort to reduce ED visits
'Medical tourists' urged to fully research their procedure and protections before travelling
HPV vaccine catch-up scheme expanded to include young men up to 22nd birthday
Woman receives UK’s first womb transplant after her sister acts as living donor
Health and social workers in eight areas to strike over career progression dispute
HSE won't resume Covid vaccination programme despite 'more transmissible' new variant
Axa to buy Laya Healthcare in deal worth €650 million
HSE to be split into six new health regions next year as part of long-awaited reforms
Explainer: How will the new publicly funded IVF scheme work?
Wexford General Hospital's emergency department reopens nearly five months after fire
Opinion: Many carers feel isolated with no confidence after being out of paid work for so long
Physios: Incontinence, piles and painful sex - issues new mothers face that no one talks about
Opinion: As Lewis Capaldi pulls back, he cuts through an unspoken form of ableism
St Vincent's Hospital ordered to release former 'Catholic ethos' code of ethics
Government moves to ramp up healthcare and vet college places amid staffing crisis