The Positive Action offices on  Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin. The woman at the centre of the inquiry has been interviewed under caution but not arrested. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Garda investigation into spending at Positive Action, the support group for women who contracted the hepatitis C virus, is expected to recommend th(...)

The offices of Positive Action in  Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Positive Action sought €476,000 in funding from the HSE in 2013 after bringing unsuccessful judicial review proceedings against the executive over cha(...)

Funding to recruit an additional 100 nursing/widwifery staff and 10 additional consultant obstetricians to facilitate improvements to maternity servi(...)

Moving the responsibility for prisoner healthcare “is also likely to lead to a better service to prisoners” according to the submission.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The transfer of responsibility for prisoner healthcare to the Department of Health and the HSE could generate savings of €4-€5 million annually after (...)

No doctor will be permitted to work for the Health Service Executive (HSE) on an agency or hourly basis for more than two months under new rules to be(...)

The HSE said all private day case inpatient services “are to be charged for whether provided on a bed or on equipment other than a bed such as a therapy chair, recliner or trolley”

Public hospitals have been told by the Department of Health that they must levy official charges of between €300 and €400 a day on private patients(...)

The National Rehabilitation Hospital, Rochestown Avenue, Dun Laoghaire. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

More than three quarters (76 per cent) of people with a spinal cord injury (SCI) in Ireland are unemployed and 40 per cent are living at or below the (...)

The editor of the Sunday Business Post tonight said the ‘confidential internal HSE document’ on which the newspaper’s front page story last weekend was based is ‘legitimate and genuine’ after the HSE released a statement calling for it to be released. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

The editor of the Sunday Business Post tonight said the “confidential internal HSE document” on which the newspaper’s front page story last weekend wa(...)

The Irish Courts Service plans to introduce a recording template for all District Courts. Photograph: Getty Images/Comstock Images

The likelihood of the courts agreeing to place children into care varies significantly from area to area, with many District Courts consenting to all(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has been asked to clarify whether pressure was being placed on health staff to manipulate waiting lists. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Department of Health has said it will be pursuing with the Health Service Executive what it described as “serious allegations” that waiting lists (...)