(...) psychiatric patient, having determined that she suffered from a mental health disorder and lacked capacity in(...)

The Public Health Committee have now completed the by-laws under the provision of the Employment of(...)

New legislation outlawing the administration of electro-convulsive therapy (ECT) to patients who have capacity and refuse it has been announced by Minister of State for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

(...) have capacity and refuse it has been announced by Minister of State for Mental Health Kathleen Lynch(...)

Three key issues: the non-trickle-down effect, spending versus saving, and who’s first in the queue are all up for debate. Illustration: CSA/Vetta/Getty

(...) spending in a range of areas, notably health. The broad Government strategy is to deliver a budget along(...)

Hillary Clinton and her husband, Bill, hold their granddaughter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. Researchers found looking after grandchildren is beneficial for the health of older people. Photograph: Jon Davidson/Reuters

(...) part time after retirement tend to have the best physical and mental health. That is according to(...)

Sinn Féin candidate for Newry and Armagh Mickey Brady: Says this is a “two horse race” between him and the UUP’s Danny Kennedy. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Troubles, mental health issues…” The big problem about breaking the logjam is that “the DUP are Tories(...)

The mural by Irish artist Joe Caslin on the side of a building on Dublin’s South Great George’s Street. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

(...)’s Sons, which looked at the potential of young men and at issues such as mental health and suicide(...)

Among the key concerns are difficulties providing timely access to acute hospitals as a result of demand exceeding capacity, resulting in overcrowding, long waiting times and delayed release of ambulances. Photograph: Getty Images

(...). Funding shortages are cited as a key factor in emerging risks, such as modernising mental health services(...)

Ten nurses  refused to take up duty in University College Hospital Galway’s acute psychiatric unit early on Wednesday morning in protest over inadequate staffing. File photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

(...) spirit of the Government’s mental health policy, Vision for Change.Last summer up to 50 PNA members(...)

(...) medicine and greater complexity of the health service today. We also need to develop the physical(...)