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#Irish patients

# irish-patients - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

'A major national emergency': Government called to resolve nurses' strike as 50,000 patients affected this week

Nurses across the country will be out on the picket lines outside hospitals and clinics today for the second day of strike action.

# irish-patients - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Irish patients can pick the best of EU healthcare systems - and more people are taking advantage

Money paid out under the Cross-Border Healthcare Directive has more than doubled in nine months.

# irish-patients - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Column:“I'm sorry, there are no doctors” - what it's like to work in an understaffed Emergency Department

Overworked staff, backlogs of patients, and an extreme lack of experienced Consultants. Dr Bríd McGrath talks about the struggle involved in working in one of Ireland’s busiest Emergency Departments.

# irish-patients - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Irish patients benefit from breakthrough breast cancer test

Irish patients were first in Europe to access the test that in one year made savings of around €856,440 for HSE.