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Image of what the packaging on the condoms provided to the HSE should look like.

Tenders are being sought from firms to provide 500,000 HSE branded condoms and 250,000 branded lubrication packets as part of ongoing efforts by the e(...)

Doctors considered she is a good candidate for the proposed surgery and other treatment options were problematic and not appropriate for her, the High Court heard.

A judge has made orders permitting doctors to carry out a mastectomy within days on an intellectually disabled woman. The orders were based on eviden(...)

 Minister for Health Simon Harris: has said patients should be informed by the HSE if consultants providing them care in public hospitals did not have specialist training and were not on the register of specialists.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Doctors working in consultant posts who are not on the Medical Council’s register of specialists may have to wear identification in future which would(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: is unhappy at poor budgeting in the HSE and at a submission  by chief executive Tony O’Brien which set out the risks as he saw them. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

For the public, the only thing that matters about the current controversy over the health budget will be whether there is sufficient money to maintain(...)

Ray and Aoife Manton, of Dualla Road, Cashel, Co Tipperary, look on as solicitor Anne M Fitzpatrick talks to the media outside the Four Courts on Thursday. Photograph: Collins Courts

South Tipperary General Hospital apologised in the High Court on Thursday for a second time to the family of a nine-year-old Tipperary girl with cereb(...)

Sligo Town. Parents of a number of young adults attending day services at Cregg House, Sligo, say they will refuse to comply with a HSE proposal to transfer the service to “a disused farm” three miles outside the town.  Photograph: Getty Images

Parents of a number of young adults with intellectual disabilities attending day services at Cregg House, Sligo, say they will refuse to comply with a(...)

The following are highlights from the HSE’s estimate of service requirements for unmet critical need: Benign gynaecology: There is “ a critical servi(...)

HSE director general Tony O’Brien and Minister for Health Simon Harris. Mr O’Brien advised the Minister  at the end of November that there were already doubts that new value or money savings targets of €346m would be realised in full. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The HSE has privately warned the Government that it could face unprecedented financial shortfall of up to €881 million this year. The Irish Times ha(...)

The HSE has  warned it could face major problems in paying tens of thousands of healthcare staff from next year as a result of an obsolete payroll system. Photograph: Getty Images

The HSE has warned the Government has virtually no capacity to deal with any chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear incident stemming from an a(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly  continued   orders, including ones permitting the woman be fed via naso gastric tube and, if she refuses that, for her to be appropriately restrained so   feeding can occur.

A Dublin hospital treats about 14 patients each year for severe anorexia nervosa, the High Court has heard. The president of the High Court, Mr Justi(...)

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