Orkambi

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

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 (...)

Cystic fibrosis sufferer and campaigner Jillian McNulty with Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin outside the Dáil after it was announced that the HSE had reached a deal on the provision of Orkambi. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Whenever the Government spends money on something it should improve people’s lives. From education to the justice system, building infrastructure to h(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris at the beginning of construction of the new children’s hospital at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Minister for Health has said he does not agree with a new practice that will see the Cabinet deciding on pleas for financial support for expensive(...)