The HSE said health service management accepted the new proposals drawn up by the LRC and advertising for consultants on the new rates would begin early next month.  Photograph: Hugh Macknight/PA Wire

The HSE is to begin advertising for hospital consultants on new higher pay scales which have been proposed by the Labour Relations Commission. However(...)

The Grove Centre was ‘heavily reliant’ on overtime and on agency staff, which Hiqa inspectors noted ‘created the potential for inconsistencies in care delivery due to the frequent changes in personnel’. Photograph: Getty Images

A HSE-run disability centre in Cork was found to be “unclean throughout” with seats missing from several toilets, and leaks and corrosion evidence in (...)

The emergency department of Letterkenny General Hospital which was flooded last night.

There have been calls for an inquiry after Letterkenny General Hospital was flooded last night – exactly a year after more than €25 million of damage (...)

Hiqa director of regulation Phelim Quinn said further engagement with service providers would commence in September. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Almost one in five residential care centres for people with disabilities failed to fully comply with any of the regulations which Hiqa inspectors ass(...)

A Hiqa inspection of Áras Attracta in Swinford, Co Mayo found  ‘mealtimes were not a pleasant experience or a social occasion’ for the 97 residents. Photograph: Getty Images/Science Faction

Residents in a care centre for adults with intellectual disabilities were left without food for up to 15 hours a night, an inspection report by the(...)

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 (...)

The HSE’s deputy director general, Laverne McGuinness, said the business cases were being reviewed by the HSE. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Health Service Executive has indicated that it would be seeking formal approval from the Department of Health to allow some voluntary hospitals a(...)

HSE director general Tony O’Brien who said an agency was used to fill a critical role which had proved impossible to fill for a variety of reasons. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Members of the Impact trade union at the Limerick group of hospitals have commenced industrial action in protest at the €250,000 salary paid to a seni(...)

HSE has told an Oireachtas committee 34 senior managers in eight so-called section 39 organisations, which received over €3 million in funding from the health service, also receive other benefits

A total of 24 senior managers in organisations which receive substantial grant funding from the HSE are being paid more than €100,000 per year, new o(...)

Former minister for health Dr James Reilly. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Government is expected to shelve plans, announced last year, to save €10 million in the health service by dropping products reimbursed under the (...)