In late 2011 then minister for health James Reilly (above) and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin approved a special deal of €195,000 to facilitate Mr Maher’s move from the St Vincent’s Healthcare group to the west. This salary rate was later reduced under the Haddington Road agreement. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The salary of the chief executive of the group of public hospitals in the west and northwest will be reduced to the official prevailing rate for the (...)

Minister for Health James Reilly. Photograph: Alan Betson.

Minister for Health James Reilly has defended his appointment of a businessman at the centre of conflict of interest allegations to the chair of th(...)

A controversial review of maternity services in the west and north-west has been suspended, according to the local hospital group.

A controversial review of maternity services in the west and north-west has been suspended, according to the local hospital group.The West/North West (...)

Noel Daly: owned 50% of D&F Health Partnership, the consultancy  which carried  out a controversial review of maternity services in the west and northwest.

The former chairman of the West/North West Hospital Group failed to disclose his 50 per cent shareholding in a consultancy that was commissioned to c(...)

 Minister for Health James Reilly:  said last month  that a HSE review found the procurement of services from the consultancy was not in accordance with financial regulations. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin has called on the Government to publish the findings of a HSE review into how a private consultancy, part-owned by the chairman of a region(...)

Health spokesman Caomhghín Ó Caolaín called on Minister for Health James Reilly to explain his role in the appointment of Noel Daly as chair of the hospital group. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

The appointment of a consultancy part-owned by the chairman of a hospital group to carry out a review of local maternity services breached HSE financ(...)

   The board of the HSE West/North West Hospital Group has ordered a review of the actions of staff members who treated Savita Halappanavar (above) at University Hospital Galway.

The board of the West/North-West Hospitals group is to start a review of the actions of all staff members involved in the care of Savita Halappanavar (...)