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#Health Spending

# health-spending - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

HSE saving measures to target older people and those with disabilities 'in order to break even'

The HSE boss has denied it is undertaking any cost-cutting measures.

# health-spending - Monday 22 July, 2019

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?

A total of 6,819 people are waiting for funding for home help hours, but the HSE continues to deny any cuts to the service.

# health-spending - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Opinion: Is public healthcare in Ireland failing because we've chosen the path to failure?

‘As we cry in frustration over the recurring ineptitude of the state to deliver decent public healthcare service for citizens’ Maebh Ní Fhallúin examines how we got here.

# health-spending - Thursday 18 February, 2016

FactCheck: Is Fine Gael right to say it has "maintained disability spending"?’s GE16 FactCheck wades into the middle of a row between Fine Gael and a high-profile Dáil candidate.

# health-spending - Monday 5 January, 2015

You paid more tax than expected last year on everything - except local property tax

The government’s tax take hit €41.3 billion in 2014 – but the cost of servicing its debts is still going up as well.

# health-spending - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

HSE will need nearly €200 million extra for this year

Separately, Ministers did not discuss the HSE’s service plan for 2014 at Cabinet today.

# health-spending - Friday 16 November, 2012

Ireland on top as health spending falls in Europe

Health spending fell by 7.9 per cent in Ireland in 2010, the most of all European countries. The report says that governments are under pressure and cutting expenditures.

# health-spending - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Fianna Fáil TD tells Department of Health chief civil servant to quit

“You’re a disgrace as a public official,” thundered Sean Fleming. “You are not fit for office as chairman of the HSE.”

# health-spending - Friday 31 August, 2012

Reilly indicates renegotiation of Croke Park Agreement may be needed

The Health Minister was responding to questions about the financial problems in the health service following the HSE’s announcement of €130 million of cost saving measures.

# health-spending - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

Ireland's health spending among highest in OECD

As a portion of the government’s income, Ireland’s health spending is higher than many of the world’s developed countries.

# health-spending - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Two questions you must ask your candidates when they knock on your door

Economist Ronan Lyons unveils the two questions every voter should ask when the election candidates come calling.