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# health-services - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

'Failing Ireland's children': Hospitals postpone surgeries due to virus, flu and vomiting bug outbreaks

Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin hit out against the Taoiseach today stating that waiting lists for children are “quite shocking”.

# health-services - Friday 12 January, 2018

Do you have what it takes to reform the Irish health service? You can apply for this job

The government needs someone to drive the 10-year plan to transform how healthcare is delivered in Ireland.

# health-services - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Dr Rhona Mahony: 'People on the frontline are becoming scared to practice medicine in Ireland'

The Master of the National Maternity Hospital said the fall in recruitment is a big concern in the Irish health service.

# health-services - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Social welfare issues made up almost half of queries to Citizens Information last year Cis

Social welfare issues made up almost half of queries to Citizens Information last year

The impenetrability of Irish systems cause daily anguish to people, according to Sr Stanislaus Kennedy.

# health-services - Friday 16 June, 2017

Red tape and stigma are barriers to homeless seeking mental health services

Many get turned away if they have substance abuse difficulties – or even because they just don’t have an address.

# health-services - Monday 22 February, 2016

Most people would give up tax cuts for greater spending on health services

Over half of people would forgo tax cuts for greater investment in health.

# health-services - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Will Irish nurses living abroad come home for the new jobs announced?

Leo Varadkar really hopes so.

# health-services - Thursday 6 November, 2014

Our ageing population 'risks a poor quality of life' unless action is taken now

A major new study has warned that urgent reform is needed.

# health-services - Thursday 6 March, 2014

'Why did it take a Prime Time programme to highlight the problems at Portlaoise maternity unit?'

The chief medical officer was questioned on the deaths of babies at Portlaoise this morning.

# health-services - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Column: Thousands of people are just one pay cheque away from being homeless

One pay cheque, one social welfare payment, one family problem, one health diagnosis, one mortgage repayment: this can be all that stands between you and the street, writes Niamh Randall.

# health-services - Sunday 2 September, 2012

Reilly's position as health minister 'untenable', says FF

Micheál Martin accuses James Reilly of hiding behind the HSE board on health cuts, after trying to abolish it last year.

# health-services - Friday 11 March, 2011

Nursing unions warn of possible disruptions to health services from Monday

New pay rates for agency staff could result in disruptions from next week.