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Covid-19: Controversial private hospitals €340m deal leaves legacy of angry doctors
- May 29, 2020, 19:10
Hundreds of thousands of people covered by health insurance will once again be in a position to be treated in private hospitals from the beginning of (...)
Customers will face a very different world when stores reopen
- Retail & Services
- May 16, 2020, 05:15
Electrical stores, opticians, motor dealers and garden centres are among the businesses re-opening their doors on Monday following weeks of enforced c(...)
What will private hospitals do for us in the Covid era partnership?
- Irish News
- May 15, 2020, 01:00
“We feared Armageddon,” says Debbie O’Neill, the clinical nurse manager of the intensive care unit in the Blackrock Clinic. “One of my colleagues put (...)
Isolation is never easy. For a person with dementia it’s especially difficult
- Health & Family
- March 14, 2020, 06:00
Siobhan Grant greets me in the lobby of St Joseph’s in Shankill, Co Dublin, the largest dementia day care centre in the State, and directs me to the h(...)
More than 677,000 on hospital waiting lists last month, new figures show
- Irish News
- February 14, 2020, 17:48
The number of people on hospital waiting lists rose slightly in January, marking a reversal of recent declines driven by increased government spending(...)
Election 2020: What are the differences between FF and FG promises?
- January 24, 2020, 20:03
Both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil outlined their general election manifestos on Friday, and here’s how they compare in a number of key areas. Tax cuts v(...)
Housing crisis: Seven solutions to Ireland’s biggest problem
- Homes & Property
- January 24, 2020, 06:00
‘The Housing Fix’ is an Irish Times series exploring solutions to Ireland’s housing crisis – arguably the biggest social and economic issue facing the(...)
Are patient waiting lists shrinking for the right reasons?
- January 22, 2020, 03:01
Long waiting lists for hospital appointments and procedures represent one of the biggest failings of the current Government. Over one million people (...)
Election 2020 fact check: Have consultant waiting lists increased by three stadiums-full?
- January 21, 2020, 19:55
Question: Have waiting lists to see a consultant increased by the equivalent figure it would take to fill Croke Park, Thomond Park and Páirc Uí Chaoi(...)