An inquest has heard that it took 17 minutes for an ambulance to arrive at the scene of an accident, although the deceased – a 75-year-old pedestrian (...)

Protester Jackie Connolly of Douglas in Cork said the HSE had previously used its discretion when it came to her disabled daughter’s expensive medical bills.

Parents whose children have lost their discretionary medical cards were today undertaking a six-mile walk from the Primary Care Services offices in Fi(...)