Dr James Reilly: IHCA is seeking talks with the Minister

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) has said it has not yet agreed to sign up to the Haddington Road deal on public service pay and prod(...)

Ian Carter, the HSE’s director of acute services: warned of further dysfunction if the Government kept taking money out of the system. Photograph: Dave Meehan.

Hospital consultants are emigrating at the rate of three a month because of deteriorating working conditions, lower pay and “unrelenting” budget cuts,(...)