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Reilly: I'm not a bully, nothing inappropriate over primary care sites
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# Reilly

Reilly: I'm not a bully, nothing inappropriate over primary care sites

Oct 3rd 2012, 12:02 PM 6,231 Views 81 Comments

The Health Minister gave a strong defence of his conduct in relation to the selection of sites for primary care centres, two of which are in his constituency.

In photos: James Reilly is good with his hands
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# You've Got The Lámh

In photos: James Reilly is good with his hands

Sep 30th 2012, 9:15 AM 7,118 Views 25 Comments

Forgot cute animals or babies, you wanted a James Reilly slideshow, and by gum you’ve got one.

VIDEO: James Reilly explains his decision on primary care centres
# Primary Care
# Primary Care

VIDEO: James Reilly explains his decision on primary care centres

Sep 28th 2012, 8:10 AM 4,084 Views 49 Comments

The Minister for Health seeks to turn the tables – suggesting Róisín Shortall had used strange criteria to rank potential venues.

James Reilly stands over Primary Care centre decision-making processes
# Roisin Shortall
# Roisin Shortall

James Reilly stands over Primary Care centre decision-making processes

Sep 27th 2012, 9:09 PM 7,687 Views 47 Comments

Explaining the three-part criteria for prioritising locations, Reilly called the process “transparent”.

VIDEO: Róisín Shortall's not-so-ringing endorsement of James Reilly
# Health
# Health

VIDEO: Róisín Shortall's not-so-ringing endorsement of James Reilly

Sep 20th 2012, 7:58 AM 5,083 Views 44 Comments

The junior health minister voted in favour of James Reilly last night – but only after a four-minute critique of his performance.

Reilly wins confidence vote as Taoiseach and Tánaiste state their support
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Reilly wins confidence vote as Taoiseach and Tánaiste state their support

Sep 19th 2012, 9:30 PM 9,528 Views 55 Comments

The Fianna Fáil proposed motion of no confidence in the Health Minister was defeated but junior health minister Róisín Shortall did not mention or refer to James Reilly once during her statement.

James Reilly faces motion of no confidence today
# Dáil Éireann
# Dáil Éireann

James Reilly faces motion of no confidence today

Sep 19th 2012, 7:15 AM 3,108 Views 26 Comments

Vote due this evening on Health Minister after Fianna Fáil proposes that Reilly’s performance has in power has resulted “in more chaos” across the health service.

Rabbitte rallies to support of Reilly during debate on no confidence motion
# No Confidence
# No Confidence

Rabbitte rallies to support of Reilly during debate on no confidence motion

Sep 18th 2012, 9:25 PM 8,780 Views 59 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s decision to table a motion of no confidence in Health Minister James Reilly tonight drew criticism from the government benches during a heated debate.

James Reilly to face no confidence motion in the Dáil
# First Day Back
# First Day Back

James Reilly to face no confidence motion in the Dáil

Sep 18th 2012, 7:00 AM 4,139 Views 17 Comments

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are to table motions of no confidence in the Minister for Health over his handling of the health service.

James Reilly: New consultants will have to face a hefty pay cut
# New Deal
# New Deal

James Reilly: New consultants will have to face a hefty pay cut

Sep 17th 2012, 1:21 PM 8,711 Views 71 Comments

Consultants may also have to work weekends under the terms of the new deal.

The Evening Fix... now with added beer concentrate
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added beer concentrate

Sep 3rd 2012, 8:00 PM 8,142 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Health Minister comments on National Broadband Plan, quiet on HSE cuts
# Hse Cuts
# Hse Cuts

Health Minister comments on National Broadband Plan, quiet on HSE cuts

Aug 31st 2012, 11:01 AM 4,731 Views 64 Comments

James Reilly is expected at the Department of Health offices this morning.

Health Minister accused of 'going into hiding' as HSE makes cuts
# Health
# Health

Health Minister accused of 'going into hiding' as HSE makes cuts

Aug 31st 2012, 9:00 AM 3,825 Views 32 Comments

Fianna Fáil has asked why James Reilly is “nowhere to be seen”, while the HSE admits there are more announcements about bed closures to come.

HSE chief confirms that he is to step down
# Cathal Magee
# Cathal Magee

HSE chief confirms that he is to step down

Jul 18th 2012, 10:10 AM 6,101 Views 36 Comments

Cathal Magee’s departure has been announced today as part of changes in the management structure of the Health Service Executive.

The Evening Fix: Thursday
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Jul 12th 2012, 8:06 PM 8,548 Views 2 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

James Reilly tells Dail: I have acted with complete propriety at all times
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# Reilly

James Reilly tells Dail: I have acted with complete propriety at all times

Jul 11th 2012, 10:20 PM 9,338 Views 70 Comments

The Health Minister told the chamber that the current difficulties stem from ‘complex’ litigation.

The Evening Fix: Wednesday
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Jul 11th 2012, 8:06 PM 9,504 Views 3 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

James Reilly to address the Dáil at 9.55pm before adjournment at 10pm
# Reilly
# Reilly

James Reilly to address the Dáil at 9.55pm before adjournment at 10pm

Jul 11th 2012, 12:36 PM 5,381 Views 87 Comments

The Health Minister is to give a personal statement this evening following revelations that his name has appeared on a debt defaulters list in relation to a nursing home purchase.

James Reilly expected to address Dáil on his business dealings
# Debt
# Debt

James Reilly expected to address Dáil on his business dealings

Jul 11th 2012, 8:22 AM 3,506 Views 56 Comments

Plus, what exactly IS the Stubbs Gazette?

Health Minister approves new Hepatitis C drugs
# Hep C
# Hep C

Health Minister approves new Hepatitis C drugs

May 18th 2012, 6:30 AM 1,769 Views 1 Comment

Good news for patients who have been pushing for the reimbursement of new and effective treatments.

HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff
# Health
# Health

HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff

May 8th 2012, 9:17 AM 2,894 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, who will hold their 93rd annual conference this week. The theme for the event this year is ‘Safe care – safe practice – no compromise’.

€160k consultant appointed to Special Delivery Unit
# Health
# Health

€160k consultant appointed to Special Delivery Unit

Apr 19th 2012, 9:15 AM 3,151 Views 29 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly has appointed a consultant to work within his Special Delivery Unit – not an advisor as was claimed. Lis Nixon will be paid more than €160,000 in her new role.

Government likely to come under fire at IMO conference
# Health
# Health

Government likely to come under fire at IMO conference

Apr 12th 2012, 8:06 AM 1,578 Views 8 Comments

The theme of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) is Our Patients – Our Priority, and the organisers said they will be discussing pivotal issues including health inequality.

“Majority” of hospitals have cut 1-year waiting times for patients
# Hospital
# Hospital

“Majority” of hospitals have cut 1-year waiting times for patients

Mar 17th 2012, 8:15 AM 1,339 Views 35 Comments

The Minister told the Dáil that he was determined to address the issues causing unacceptable delays for hospital patients.

"No one will die" because of health cuts, says Minister
# Health
# Health

"No one will die" because of health cuts, says Minister

Dec 6th 2011, 1:18 PM 2,560 Views 80 Comments

In a radio interview this morning, Health Minister James Reilly has said that no one will die in Irish hospitals because of the cuts announced in yesterday’s Budget.

New prostate cancer clinic for Donegal
# Cancer
# Cancer

New prostate cancer clinic for Donegal

Oct 14th 2011, 7:30 AM 254 Views 0 Comments

A rapid access prostate cancer clinic will open at Letterkenny General Hospital in three weeks.

Health Minister 'deplores' misleading food packaging
# Health
# Health

Health Minister 'deplores' misleading food packaging

Sep 27th 2011, 3:04 PM 655 Views 7 Comments

The comments came as Minister James Reilly once again suggested a ‘sugar tax’ on fizzy drinks and other processed sugary foods.

GPs welcome scrapping of restrictions on treating medical card holders
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

GPs welcome scrapping of restrictions on treating medical card holders

Sep 15th 2011, 4:13 PM 836 Views 2 Comments

The health minister has confirmed that Cabinet has approved the drafting of legislation to do away with the barrier between some GPs and medical card patients.

Head of HSE Child and Family vents frustration at... HSE
# HSE
# HSE

Head of HSE Child and Family vents frustration at... HSE

Jul 31st 2011, 5:15 PM 2,120 Views 4 Comments

Gordon Jeyes was recorded giving a lecture at UCD in which he criticised the HSE and questioned the mandatory reporting of child abuse suspicions.

No patient to wait longer than 12 months for treatment
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

No patient to wait longer than 12 months for treatment

Jul 29th 2011, 7:59 AM 471 Views 10 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly has instructed all public hospitals to ensure by the end of 2011 that no patient is waiting more than a year – if they don’t, their budgets will be cut.

Poll: Should smoking be banned in private cars?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should smoking be banned in private cars?

Jul 27th 2011, 8:50 AM 6,025 Views 133 Comments

The Minister for Health has said he would consider banning smoking in private vehicles. How would you react?

Children on board? Smoking in cars may be banned
# Health
# Health

Children on board? Smoking in cars may be banned

Jul 27th 2011, 8:31 AM 594 Views 19 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly says he’s in favour of legislating on smoking in cars.

Cystic fibrosis group “concerned” that new unit to have 40 per cent fewer beds than hoped
Live Apr 13th 2011, 2:23 PM

Cystic fibrosis group “concerned” that new unit to have 40 per cent fewer beds than hoped

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