Martin Varley

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Dr Laura Durcan, vice-president of the Irish Hospital Consultants’ Association with president Dr Donal O’Hanlon, Dr Gabrielle Colleran and  Martin Varley, the association’s secretary general, at the launch of its pre-Budget 2020 submission. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

Hospital consultants have said the numbers of patients on waiting lists for treatment is now growing by about 7,000 per month. The Irish Hospital Co(...)

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(...)

The daily trolley figure for August 7th  shows there were 433 people waiting for beds, an increase of 32% on the same day last year

The number of people on waiting lists for various medical procedures has reached almost one million, according to Fianna Fáil, which has labelled the (...)

Research shows about 36%  of GPs are over 55, and 20%  of GPs who emigrate do not return.  Photograph:  Getty Images

The health service failed to fill 100 consultant posts advertised by the Public Appointments Service between 2015 and 2017. Over three years the HSE(...)

The INMO said there were 483 patients awaiting admission to a hospital bed on trolleys  on Friday, down from nearly 600 on Thursday, and a record  677 on Wednesday

There were more than 2,400 patients on trolleys waiting for a hospital bed at some stage since the start of the new year, nurses have said. While th(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: HSE circular provides for a “risk mitigation”  for each consultant post where the appointee does not hold the qualifications specified for the appointment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Temporary or locum hospital consultants who do not hold required specialist qualifications may see their contracts of employment terminated early unde(...)

 Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe: said  the Government would “vigorously defend” any further legal actions by consultants. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The State is facing High Court actions from about 500 hospital consultants over the failure to pay them agreed levels of salary nearly a decade ago. (...)

An appeal case by the HSE was scheduled to get underway this week

The HSE’s appeal against compensation awards for two consultants over the failure by the State to pay them agreed levels of salary eight years ago was(...)

Increasing numbers of consultants working in private hospitals are paying more than €100,000 per year for clinical indemnity cover, the Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) conference has been told. Photograph: Reuters

Increasing numbers of consultants working in private hospitals are paying more than €100,000 per year for clinical indemnity cover, the Irish Hospital(...)

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association called for significant increases in funding for acute hospitals and mental health facilities in the budget for 2017. Photograph: Reuters

Hospital equipment in use in some areas of the country is so obsolete that parts can only be secured from decommissioned machines in Japan, medical co(...)

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