Management at St Joseph’s in Shankill has decided they can no longer accept new residents due to funding concerns. File photograph: iStock

The State’s largest nursing home specifically for dementia patients is to stop admitting new patients due to a funding crisis. St Joseph’s, in Shanki(...)

At the end of December last Galway   Clinic had accumulated profits of €96.2m. The firm’s cash increased from €22.89m  to €29.9m. Photograph: Getty Images

Pre-tax profits at the Larry Goodman co-owned Galway Clinic last year increased by 23 per cent to €6.38 million. The directors of the clinic company (...)

National Treatment Purchase Fund spending €75 million this year on initiatives designed to take people off the inpatient waiting list. Photogrpah:iStock

Inpatient and outpatient waiting lists fell slightly last month as more patients had their treatment outsourced to private hospitals, new figures show(...)

The IMO will on Wednesday urge its hospital doctors to support a vote on industrial action. File photograph: Getty Images

Hospitals are facing potential disruption after Christmas with doctors expected to back plans for a ballot for industrial action over pay and recruitm(...)

Management at St Josepah’s are today briefing families and staff about the funding crisis they say the facility faces. File photograph: iStock.

The State’s largest nursing home specifically for dementia patients faces closure over a funding crisis. St Joseph’s, in Shankill, south Dublin, says(...)

Paddy McMahon, from Ballinacurra in Limerick,  is one of 1,400 patients who will have received a cataract operation at Nenagh Hospital by the end of this year.

Every patient waiting more than six months for surgery across 10 common procedures – including cataracts, joint replacements and tonsillectomies – wil(...)

According to the IPA, validation letters were issued by the fund to over 195,300 patients on both inpatient and outpatient waiting lists. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Thousands of people awaiting hospital appointments who have not responded to letters asking if they still require them have been removed from national(...)

The number of people waiting for an outpatient appointment fell slightly last month to 568,769. File photograph: Getty Images

The number of people waiting for an outpatient appointment fell slightly last month to 568,769, the first drop recorded in almost a year. With inpati(...)

Elderly patients on both sides  are crossing the Border for the same healthcare and treatments. Photograph: iStock

Elderly patients from Northern Ireland are travelling south for the same orthopaedic and eye treatments under the same EU scheme that residents in the(...)

 Pearse Doherty: he  said the budget  failed to ease the pressure on workers and families

Sinn Féin finance spokesman Pearse Doherty said the budget failed to ease the pressure on workers and families. Instead, he said, the budget favoured(...)

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