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Medical gaslighting occurs more to women than men

Olive O’Connor knew in her gut that something wasn’t right with her new born baby, but no one would listen to her. Nurses said she was being over prot(...)

Due to cocooning some people  have a greater fear of falling because they haven’t been moving  much.

Falls in older people will become a big issue this winter unless we support people over 65 to be active in their homes and communities, according to E(...)

John O’Dwyer, chief executive of VHI, is to step down.

Health insurer VHI is on the hunt for a new chief executive after current head John O’Dwyer said he would step down next year. Mr O’Dwyer has led th(...)

Reader has been a member for 22 years and changed her policy before her renewal due last August. Photograph: iStock

A reader called Rosemarie got in touch in connection with Vhi. “I have been a member for 22 years and I changed my policy before my renewal due last (...)

Builders are blaming a slowdown in State projects for a fall off in new starts.

Builders are blaming a slowdown in State projects for a fall off in new starts, according to The Sunday Independent. The newspaper reports that the n(...)

The reader said she had been getting the run around for months over an apartment booking in Spain. Photograph: iStock

We got an email last week from a reader which, we think, illustrates the issues many people have in dealing with service providers and the importance (...)

The Mater Private Hospital had come under fire in the summer after it unilaterally put in place charges of €275 for people undergoing an in-patient day procedure and €75 for a diagnostics out-patient test.

Industry Correspondent The Mater Private Healthcare Group ha s said it has reached a deal with health insurers to cover the cost of Covid-19 screenin(...)

People have been hit by myriad charges due to the public health crisis. File photograph: Getty

In recent days one of the State’s leading banks, the largest electricity provider in the country and one of the three private health insurance compani(...)

Trade publication Private Equity International has said that ‘Carlyle itself and the private equity giant’s founders are understood to have committed to the fund’.

Backers including Bank of Ireland and the State are reported to have put €115 million into a new fund launched in the Republic by former employees of (...)

VHI chief executive John O’Dwyer said the insurer continued to strengthen its leadership in the marketplace in 2019, and grew its membership for the fifth year in a row. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

VHI, the State’s largest private health insurer saw pretax profits slide by 45 per cent to €51 million last year, due in part to a €57 million increas(...)

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