Liam Doran, general secretary of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Liam Doran General secretary of the INMO What were the biggest wins in healthcare in 2015? A significant development on paper was the recommenc(...)

A publicity poster for the Nursing Homes Ireland radio ad campaign by the agency DDFH&B. The message is one of positivity and it highlights the input of carers to residents’ lives.

Nursing Homes Ireland (NHI), the representative group for the private and voluntary nursing homes sector, has embarked on a national radio advertising(...)

The numbers of people on trolleys in emergency departments around the country could be higher next week, the head of the Health Service Executive has (...)

The report, Health’s Ageing Crisis: Time for Action, prepared by chartered accountants group BDO, says there will be a shortfall of 4,200 nursing home beds by 2016 and 8,000 beds by 2021.

Ireland is facing a demographic “time bomb”, according to the authors of a report on the future of Ireland’s nursing homes commissioned (...)

Health groups have called for a 60c increase in the price of a pack of cigarettes in next month’s Budget.The Irish Cancer Society and Irish Heart Foun(...)

With demand rising and the State picking up most of the tab, the business of providing long-term residential care for older people should be a rare gr(...)

 Kathleen Lynch: said the authority was “very reasonable”

The health services safety watchdog has said it will not change how it applies official standards which State-run nursing homes around the country wil(...)