It’s not that bad... Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar gets his flu vaccine from clinical nurse manager Brid Ryan O’Malley earlier this month. Mr Varadkar has outlined nine ways the health service has improved in recent years.

Minister reveals list at health committee hearing

Tony O’Brien calls on newspaper to disclose details of waiting list ‘manipulation’ claim

Seán Casey, team director of the International Medical Corps in Liberia. While the BBC was keen to interview him, they told him not to come in to their studio.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

‘Mass hysteria’ in West making it hard to recruit key staff, bring in supplies

Leo Varadkar: plans to start use of new drug if a price is agreed with its manufacturers.

Varadkar looking for price deal with manufacturers

Irish Dental Association accuses HSE of leaving children without extraction service

Emergency department doctors have expressed concern over the Government’s preparedness for any Ebola cases given the chronic overcrowding in many Irish hospitals. Photograph: Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA

Hospital overcrowding and locum staff a cause of ‘serious safety concerns’

The HSE is in the process of commissioning a new review into the death of a baby boy at Cavan General Hospital in 2012. Photograph:  Colm Connaughton

Earlier report was quashed in the High Court after doctor applied to have it restrained

Ambulance crew and gardaí involved in the transfer of a woman, thought to have contracted Ebola, from her home in Tyrrelstown, Dublin to the Mater hospital. Streets around the hospital were cordoned off during the movement of the woman. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland.

Fever symptoms followed Nigeria visit but only ‘technical risk’ of having virus

The #littlethings campaign is organised by the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention in partnership with more than 20 organisations active in the mental health area.

HSE campaign stresses mental health issues a concern for all, not just those in distress

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