Consultant recruitment has led to a nine-year waiting list for an outpatient appointment at University Hospital Waterford

Below are extracts from the Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) submission to the Department of Health in response to the Health Service Cap(...)

Cancelled operations: elective surgery fell 54 per cent between 2012 and 2016, according to the Irish Hospital Consultants Association. Photograph: E+/Getty

Senior doctors have painted a stark picture of a seriously underfunded health service that faces lengthening waiting lists as it tries to deal with st(...)