Leo Kearns

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Dr Blánaid Hayes,the dean of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine at the RCPI, speaking at the annual conference of the Irish Medical Organisation. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

Nearly one in three hospital doctors are suffering from burnout, the annual conference of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has been told. Dr Blán(...)

Tony O’Brien said his role as chief executive and chairman of the state’s largest organisation broke every rule of corporate governance and needed legislative reform. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

The health service will not survive the next five years in its present form without major reform, the director general of the Health Service Executive(...)

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly at the launch in Government Buildings today  of the Strategic Review of Medical Training and Career Structure. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Proposals to provide greater structure in medical careers and make doctors feel more valued in the health service are contained in a new report commis(...)

“Crude cuts” affecting the Irish health system have led to diminishing returns from 2013 onwards a working paper from the Trinity-based Resilie(...)

Martin Connor, senior policy the adviser to the special delivery unit at the Department of Health and Children is to leave his post.

The British expert appointed by Minister for Health James Reilly to cut hospital waiting lists and the number of people on trolleys in emergency depa(...)

Minister for Health James Reilly described his proposals as “the most fundamental reform of the Irish acute hospital system in decades” and promised that they would be implemented immediately

The country’s hospitals are to be reorganised into regional groups with the treatment of serious cases removed from smaller hospitals under maj(...)