Jim Daly

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Extra Government funding of €655m  will be needed this year to deal with over-spending by the Health Service Executive – 4%  of overall health expenditure for 2018

Some €50 million will be required as a supplementary estimate for the primary care reimbursement scheme which compensates GPs for treating medical car(...)

Junior health minister Jim Daly will explain to the health committee that the health service needs the Dáil to vote the extra money for this year’s budget Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Overspending last year, a shortfall in income this year, increasing legal costs, increased GP costs and the non-achievement of €150 million in savings(...)

Roy Keane with Marymount hospice chief executive  Dr Sarah McCloskey,  switching  on the Christmas lights at Marymount, in Cork, on Sunday night.  Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A hospice consultant has paid tribute to Roy Keane and organisers of a special benefit game which raised some €250,000 for the hospice as Keane showed(...)

A paucity of homecare options has also been a factor in the rise of delayed discharges from hospitals.

An additional 550 homecare packages are to be provided over the winter period in an effort to minimise the trolley crisis, the HSE has announced. The(...)

Dr Kieran Moore, a specialist consultant paediatric psychiatrist, previously based at Slaney House told an Oireachtas committee  he was resigning as his position was “untenable and unsafe”. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Child and adolescent mental health services operating from a building previously described as “in a state” by a paediatric psychiatrist in Co Wexford (...)

Census data shows that the percentage of people with a psychological or emotional condition increased by almost 30 per cent between 2011 and 2016.

The provision of €1 billion in funding for mental health services in Budget 2019 has been widely welcomed. It includes some €55m in new development fu(...)

Larry McMahon, Mary Bowden and Lena Kenny  at the Prague House Care Company, Chapel St, Freshford, Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

The future accommodation of almost 300 older people in the southeast is in doubt unless a new funding stream can be found for their accommodation. Ji(...)

The IHCA conference has heard there are difficulties in attracting specialists to work in the planned new facility.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The new €1 billion national children’s hospital will fail unless it can attract top quality doctors who are currently dissuaded from returning to Irel(...)

Minister for Mental Health Jim Daly TD launched the two reports on Thursday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

More than 9,000 people presented at hospitals in the State last year following episodes of self-harm, with more than 11,600 presentations in total, th(...)

Fianna Fáil has called on Minister of State for Mental Health to ‘get to the root of the problem’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The State’s failure to adequately resource and implement its Child and Adolescent Mental Service (CAMHS) “will be a stain on its legacy,” Fianna Fáil’(...)

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