Pretax profits at Blackrock Clinic increased from €13.8 million in 2010 to €14.05 million in 2011, while operating profits at the south Dublin hospital rose from €14.97 million to €15.51 million. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A significant increase in the number of privately insured patients using Blackrock Clinic led to a €6.6 million rise in revenues at the hospita(...)