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# health budget

Last year
O'Neill warns that a functioning Executive is needed to invest in the North's ailing health system
Michelle O’Neill said without ministers in post, a three-year budget to fund health cannot be agreed.
All time
Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals
Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.
FactCheck: Has the government actually cut the mental health budget by €20 million?
FactCheck looks into a major claim that took hold online over the weekend.
Leo's Christmas wish: He wanted €500m... He's being given almost €200m extra
The supplementary health budget has been announced. And it’s a whopper.
Varadkar hits out at doctors saying he wishes the IMO 'knew their facts'
He also revealed that the latest HSE service plan will be published in around three or four weeks time.
'It's just not true': Leo insists the government didn't cook the books
The Health Minister has been responding to claims from Micheál Martin that the government “cooked the books” in health.
Tax cuts shouldn't come at expense of health services, Varadkar warns
Michael Noonan said last week that any tax breaks would have to be paid for elsewhere in the system.
Up to 3,000 doctors set to leave Ireland
The National Association of General Practitioners is hoping that Leo Varadkar will step in to reverse cuts which affect them.
HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year
Latest patient and financial figures show scale of the task facing the new Health Minister…
Criticisms of Irish healthcare overspend and unemployment levels in EU report
The European Commission has recommended that the government ensure that excessive debt is corrected in a sustainable manner by 2015 and beyond.
€532 million hole proves that health budget is "not fit for purpose" says Fianna Fáil
Billy Kelleher says the HSE’s budget is based on “flaky assumptions”.
IMO: 'Government need to explain cabinet memo stating more funds needed to ensure patient safety'
The IMO said the government has systematically reduced resources to General Practice in recent years by over €150 million.
'That's not what I do': Kathleen Lynch says she never threatened to resign
“Fantasy” is how the Minister of State described claims she threatened to resign over mental health funding.
Health Budget measures could have “dangerous and unintended” consequences, GPs warn
The doctors’ group is warning that measures like the downgrading of medical cards for 35,000 pensioners could cause problems down the line.
Reilly on health cuts: 'This does entail more heavy lifting for people'
How €113 million will be saved in ‘medical card probity’ was a key issue at today’s health budget briefing.
'Cum spiro, spero': Reilly hopes there won't be an overrun in the health budget
The Health Minister probably meant ‘dum spiro, spero’…
Mahon, Reilly, Savita: Game-changing political moments of 2012
Unlike 2011 this was not a year of any seismic shifts in Irish politics but there were plenty of stand-out moments which will have repercussions going into next year and most of them involved one man…