Minister for Health Simon Harris: due to budgetary constraints, many drugs are likely to be frozen out of the Irish market. Photograph: Sam Boal/

The full cost of the Government decision to approve cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi is beginning to be felt by the health service and patients less than (...)

A combination of two drugs improved lung function in patients with the most common form of cystic fibrosis in late stage trials, holding out the prom(...)