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The INMO said on Monday morning 389 patients were on trolleys in hospital emergency departments and 166 were on trolleys in wards

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said 2018 will be the “year of reform” for the Irish health system following a chaotic period in which record lev(...)

The record numbers on trolleys are the result of a “perfect storm” caused by the flu season and the Christmas and New Year holidays, according to HSE national director Damien McCallion. Image: iStock

The number of patients waiting on trolleys in hospitals across the State, which reached a record 656 on Tuesday, could get worse before it gets better(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton  (centre) at the publication of the IDA 2014 end of year update on Tuesday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Overcrowding in the health service is not a new problem and will not be solved by money alone, Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton has said. Speaking aft(...)