Minister for Health Leo Varadkar  at Hawkins House in Dublin on Monday. A meeting of the emergencey department taskforce implemenattion group was held on Monday to discuss hospital overcrowding. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has warned health officials that “heads will roll” if the latest initiative to address hospital overcrowding does not(...)

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 Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin at a press briefing on the Croke Park negotiations yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Confidence that the new deal offered to the public service will deliver the planned €300 mil(...)