The former Mount Carmel private hospital in Dublin has been bought by the HSE for a reported €11 million.

The former Mount Carmel private hospital in Dublin has been bought by the HSE for a reported €11 million. About 300 staff at Mount Carmel, which provi(...)

Siptu organiser Paul Bell. File photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Management in the HSE are “soft” on the compliance of the highest earners in the health service with Government pay policy, the trade union Siptu has (...)

Full list of candidates A battle is looming in the Wee County where sitting councillor Michael O’Dowd and his nephew Garrett jockey for positio(...)

Oireachtas committee told worst delays at the Beaumont and Mater hospitals. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ambulances in Dublin are waiting up to 16 hours outside emergency departments to hand over patients, an Oireachtas committee w(...)

Mount Carmel Hospital, Churchtown, Dublin where a joint provisional liquidator has been appointed. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Unions representing staff at Mount Carmel Hospital in Dublin are due to meet with the liquidator tomorrow for an update on the winding down of the hos(...)

 Siptu health division organiser Paul  Bell said there were 1,121 people employed in the ambulance service in Northern Ireland covering six counties and about 1,550 in the Republic over 26 counties. Photograph: Alan Betson

Trade union Siptu has urged that the Health Information and Quality Authority should be allowed to consider the level of resources available to the am(...)

It has been reported that the HSE director general Tony O’Brien had told the Minister in a letter accompanying the plan that proposed spending cuts on the medical card scheme was being taken “against the advice of the HSE and the Department of Health”.

The Government has abandoned plans to seek more than €100 million from the health insurance industry in “accelerated payments” this year.The payment o(...)

Siptu official Paul Bell said the unions would now pursue their case in the Labour Court. Photograph: Eric Luke / The
Irish Times

Trade unions have said that the HSE is tolerating top-up payments to senior managers in some voluntary agencies while refusing to address the issue of(...)

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Plans by health service management to end arrangements which allowed staff to continue to work the shorter week that applied prior to the Haddington R(...)

A confidential Government report  showed  just 10 of the 109 public nursing homes meet new standards to be enforced by the Health Information and Quality Authority in 2015.

“Massive work” costing possibly hundreds of millions of euro will be needed to upgrade State-run nursing homes , according to Minister of State with r(...)