Hospital waiting lists have reached another record high with the numbers waiting for an outpatient appointment climbing by more than 4,000 in just one(...)

The number of people awaiting outpatient medical appointments has risen for a third consecutive month and has remained above the half million mark for(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: “There is no doubt that the number of people on waiting lists is too high but the really critical thing is how long people are waiting.” Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of patients on public hospital waiting lists has climbed to a new high of 538,000, despite a reduction in long waiting times for inpatient (...)

Private patients can get a colonoscopy done within 12 days, the society points out, thereby highlighting the gap in health services between those who can pay and those who cannot. File photograph: Thinkstock

Over 4,300 people are waiting more than three months for a colonoscopy and are therefore at increased risk of an undetected cancer, new figures show. (...)

The number of outpatients waiting over 18 months for an appointment has increased for the fourth month in a row, despite Minister for Health Leo Varad(...)