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# Medical Independent

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The HSE has recorded 11 aggressive incidents against staff and patients A DAY since 2012
Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine
Over 300 people donated their bodies to medical science from 2012 - 2014
Irish hospitals to start giving away old equipment
Thousands of certificates allowing doctors to work overseas granted
HSE cannot contact home-schooled girls to provide HPV vaccine
Four days of social media training cost HIQA €9,000
Almost half of suicides in community mental health services were not investigated
Gay men's health clinic turned down for vaccination funding
HSE report shows Ireland on the way to eliminating German measles
New figures show 309 alleged assaults on emergency staff in one year
Junior doctors expected to vote in favour of industrial action
Cannabis-based oral spray approved for use in Ireland
HSE rehired three staff the day after they retired
Junior doctors in Cork worked almost 125,000 overtime hours in 5 months
Irish hospitals spent €815k on debt collectors to retrieve unpaid hospital fees
James Reilly to target lengthy sick leave
HSE spends around €10,000 on appointment texts
HSE costs for morning after pill fall
Department of Health to spend over €130,000 on six-week review
Investigation launched into Coombe maternal death
Thousands of 'incidents and near misses' at two hospitals last year
Nine hospitals carrying debts of €500k because of funding delay
Academic clinician numbers here are half the recommended level
Blood platelet service to be cancelled due to staff shortage
Vomiting bug infections more than double last year's rate
Hundreds of patients referred to private fund – only to be seen by same consultant
HSE losing money over delay in reference pricing
Bullying rife in the HSE
Hospitals told to improve fee collections - or face sanctions
Please don't send patients here, hospital department tells GPs
Vaccines worth €6 million destroyed by HSE
83 per cent of HSE's new ambulances not yet put to use
HSE spent €100,000 on ten-day trip to South Asia
HIQA investigations cost more than €1 million
One-third of GPs breaking rules over treatment of relatives
Children sent to adult psychiatric units - despite new legal ban
HSE scraps search for chief operation officer - despite drawing up shortlist
HIQA expenditure growing every year