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 Minister for Health Simon Harris at the launch of Fine Gael’s new health measures in Dublin. Photograph :Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fine Gael says it will abolish hospital charges for children in the next budget and will roll out free GP care to everyone under the age of 18 by 2025(...)

Brent geese at Clontarf seafront: Crekav says the residents’ case could affect plans to develop the lands. Photograph: Alan Betson

An action aimed at having lands in Dublin earmarked for a major housing development designated as a special area of conservation is to be fast-tracked(...)

With some older people no longer eligible for a full medical card, the number of GP visit cards, which are automatically granted to the over-70s, has  soared since their introduction in 2005, with 480,787 citizens now holding one

If you’re reading this there’s almost a one in two chance you have either a medical card or a GP card. Yes, out of a population of 4.8 million, 2.1 mi(...)

Where a woman or girl is pregnant, suicidal and needs an abortion, she may present at any of several services – including  a family-planning clinic. Photograph: Eric Luke

Where a woman or girl is pregnant, suicidal and needs an abortion, she may present at any of several services – her GP, an emergency department, a mat(...)

A woman points to the website of the NHS: East and North Hertfordshire notifying users of a problem in its network, in London on May 12th, 2017. Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

The Health Service Executive has said it is taking precautionary action to protect its IT systems in the wake of a major cyber-attack that struck orga(...)

Grange Clinic is a prime example of the trend towards clustering of GP and healthcare services

A Dublin-based medical centre is among the latest round of property investments to be offered for sale. The Savills agency is quoting €3 million for t(...)

Green last week announced it intended to raise a total of €399.8 million and €384.5 million net of costs through a share placing and an open offer to take advantage of investment opportunities in the Republic’s property market.

Green REIT’s management will not take part in its planned €385 million fundraising, according to formal documents published by(...)