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HSE to meet with voluntary hospitals today
Hospitals will be given until the end of the year to comply with HSE guidelines.
7 things we learned from the CRC’s grilling by the PAC
Contractual obligations, a failing business and a pension fund that doesn’t actually exist – it was an interesting day in Committee Room 3.
'Absolute madness': CRC pays Mater Hospital €660k to administer 'phantom pension fund'
The revelation was disclosed right at the end of lengthy hearings before the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee this afternoon.
Video: Former CRC chief got €200k lump-sum payment from charity fund
The HSE’s director of human resources, Barry O’Brien, said that the executive “had no knowledge on that” arrangement.
CRC 'contractually bound' to top up salaries
Board members of the Central Remedial Clinic are being grilled by the Public Accounts Committee today.
WATCH LIVE: TDs grill CRC officials over top-ups
The expected non-appearance of Brian Conlan, who resigned as CRC chief executive on Monday, is causing considerable controversy.
Minister: Decision to allow HSE boss keep his top-up must be seen in wider context
Tony O’Brien was granted a €26,000 top-up in 2006 that was not approved by the Department of Health.
Taoiseach calls on Adams to answer question: Were you a member of IRA?
The Taoiseach criticised the Sinn Féin president’s past during a discussion on salary top-ups for some health executives with Kenny ruling out an independent inquiry at Leaders’ Questions this afternoon.
Extra powers sought as ex-CRC chief 'puts two fingers up to the PAC'
Brian Conlan has said he will not appear at a PAC hearing tomorrow morning as the other directors and officers know everything he does.
Outgoing CRC chief will not attend Oireachtas hearing on top-ups scandal
Brian Conlan tendered his resignation today and has said that he thinks his replacement should come from outside the CRC.
CRC chief quits in the midst of charity top-up scandal
Departing chief executive Brian Conlan did not receive any top-ups but his predecessor got a top-up of €135,000 on top of a basic salary of €116,000.
Reilly emphatically rejects claims HSE knew about CRC top-ups
A former CRC chairman claimed that “very top people” at the HSE attended a 2009 meeting at which which privately-funded payments for staff were agreed to.
Tánaiste on top-ups controversy: 'It will be dealt with, it is being dealt with'
“The problem is being addressed,” Eamon Gilmore insisted in the Dáil this afternoon.
Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
Everyone’s talking about the sentencing of Thomas Byrne, arrests over the Phoenix Park murder and more ‘top up’ revelations.
Hospital bosses to face grillings next week over 'top up' payments
Executives at non-compliant Section 38 hospitals and agencies are to be bought in for meetings with the HSE Director General.
HSE were sent reports stating a portion of salaries were being paid with lottery proceeds, says CRC
It was agreed that lottery funds would fund the difference between approved pay scales and contractually agreed contracts, and the HSE knew this, said the CRC.
Column: The charity sector needs a legal and regulatory body – immediately
Following revelations that top-up payments were being made to staff of the Central Remedial Clinic, there is an urgent need for a comprehensive investigation into how charities are run in this country, writes Anne-Maree Quinn.
Gilmore warns health bodies could have funding cut if they don't comply with pay policy
The Tánaiste has said that funding could be cut for agencies that do not comply with public sector pay structures.
Quinn says CRC board should resign, Burton says salary claims are ‘disturbing’
Two ministers been vocal about the CRC top-ups controversy today.
Jack & Jill CEO: 'I get no top-up payments, no bonus, no pension'
Jonathan Irwin said charity staff having their salaries topped up with money from donations is “damaging”.
Public Accounts Committee chair calls for CRC to "come clean" on top-ups
It emerged yesterday that the Central Remedial Clinic used charitable money to top-up the salaries of senior staff.
Can abuse of salary top-ups be avoided? 'With great difficulty,' says Howlin
The Minister for Public Expenditure said individual agreements across different organisations complicates the process.
Ross calls for immediate resignation of CRC Board over salary top-ups
Central Remedial Clinic used charity money to top up senior staff salaries.
HSE says some ‘top-ups’ for hospital executives date back to 1996
Only 7 hospital agencies have been found to be compliant with public pay policy.
No charitable donations used to pay Chief Executive's allowance, says Crumlin Hospital Board
Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin said tonight that the Chief Executive does receive remuneration from on-site commercial activities.
HSE chief to face questions from TDs over 'top-ups' and health budget overrun
Tony O’Brien is likely to be grilled about the revelations last week that many health agencies and voluntary hospitals are not in compliance with public sector pay policy.
HSE to present €666 million cuts plan today
Plans on how to spend €13 billion – and save €666 million – will be handed to Government officials today.
All Government departments expected to respond on top-up payments by start of December
The Dáil Public Accounts Committee has sent out letters asking whether official pay caps were breached elsewhere, following this week’s controversy at the HSE.
24 HSE organisations not compliant with government pay policy
Minister James Reilly said the government is determined to ensure that public pay policy is respected and complied with.
Holles Street Master breaks silence on top-ups, says she was personally vilified
The master of the National Maternity Hospital today clarified the details of her pay, saying that she never received additional payments from any source.
"'Because I'm worth it' culture is still alive and well': HSE to be grilled over top-up payments
The Public Accounts Committee is to scrutinise top-up payments to some CEOs in voluntary hospitals in the wake of controversy this week.