The HSE is carrying out a survey of gay and bisexual men in an attempt to reduce the high levels of HIV among men who have sex with men

The HSE is carrying out a survey of gay and bisexual men in an attempt to reduce the high levels of HIV among men who have sex with men.This group acc(...)

The HSE issued a statement confirming a senior psychiatrist had contacted the girl’s mother on Thursday to discuss a number of assessment options.

The Health Service Executive has confirmed it had made a psychiatrist available to assess a 16-year-old suicidal autistic girl after she left an em(...)

The number of work permits issued to workers from outside the European Economic Area and Switzerland increased in 2014, having been in decline for ove(...)

Kathleen Lynch: Minister has conceded to colleagues that the Coaltion is taking heavy criticism over money pledged for mental health not being spent. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Internal documents show Minister of State Kathleen Lynch has admitted to colleagues that the Government is taking a “serious battering” over money ple(...)

Among the areas where health services are under serious pressure are hospital emergency departments and maternity services, while there are also growing waiting lists for vital procedures and primary care. File photograph: Getty Images

The head of the HSE has privately warned the Government that patients will face clinical risks this year due to funding shortages for health services.(...)

The demographic challenges facing the health service are well known: the over-65 population is growing by about 20,000 each year and the number of people over 80 is increasing by 4 per cent a year. The older the patient, the more complex and expensive their treatment tends to be. File photograph: Reuters

Revelations the Health Service Executive sought more than double the amount of additional money it received this year is likely to reopen the debate o(...)

A clinical director at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, has defended the rate of breech births at the facility following the release of an audit instigated after the death of a baby in 2013. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

A clinical director at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda has defended the rate of breech births at the facility following the release of an aud(...)

The HSE has asked its internal audit unit to examine the process under which staff who were in acting positions were “regularised” into higher grades. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The HSE has asked its internal audit unit to examine the process under which staff who were in acting positions were “regularised” into higher grade(...)

Patients at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin have had vital operations cancelled due to a shortage of anaesthetic staff. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dozens of patients at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin have had vital operations cancelled due to a shortage of anaesthetic staff. Two of the hospital’s 10(...)

Proposals to severely restrict the awarding of discretionary medical cards by the HSE were put forward for consideration by ministers as early as the (...)