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As of July 2019, the Health Service Executive’s financial deficit was €281m.

Any part of the health service spending more than officially permitted or employing more staff than authorised will have those costs deducted from bud(...)

The Health Service Executive said that those waiting for home support are assessed and provided with a new or additional service as soon as possible. File photograph: Getty

Minister of State with responsibility for older people Jim Daly has said he feels “ashamed” at the waiting list for home help hours. The latest Health(...)

“Collectively we need to talk about what is good about our health system...not just what is wrong. Consultants have a role in this too.” Photograph: Getty Images

Lower pay rates for hospital consultants appointed in recent years need to be addressed, but work practices also need to change, the head of the HSE h(...)

The opening of the new national children’s hospital is at risk due to shortages of senior medical staff, hospital consultants have warned.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The opening of the new national children’s hospital is at risk due to shortages of senior medical staff, hospital consultants have warned. Ahead of (...)

Lung cancer is often diagnosed late and has poor prognosis, so early detection is vital in order to maximise treatment options and improve outcomes. File photograph: Getty

Less than half of patients urgently requiring lung cancer appointments at the largest hospital in the midwest are being seen on time. The University (...)

The national children’s hospital site at St James’s Hospital, Dublin: The restriction is likely to pose further challenges to a project that is already years late and massively over budget. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dublin City Council has issued a one-week ban on out-of-hours construction work at the national children’s hospital after discovering permitted workin(...)

Children’s Hospital construction: The HSE said this weekend that work on some parts of the project was behind schedule. It said a revised programme timeline for the hospital was being developed which would set out mitigation measures.

Construction of the national children’s hospital is facing delays which could affect “critical timelines” for the project, the head of the Health Serv(...)

The plan will be published on Monday by Minister for Health Simon Harris on the site of one of the projects, the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The HSE capital plan, to be published on Monday after months of delay, envisages spending of just over €2 billion on healthcare projects over a three-(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris and Minister for Public Expenditure Paschal Donohoe. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The Health Service Executive has told the Government that “difficult decisions” will need to be taken if its financial deficit – which had reached nea(...)

A macrophage engulfs bacteria as part of the immune system’s response to infection. Photograph: Getty Images

A scientist overseeing the Health Service Executive’s fight against a dangerous superbug warned last year there was no evidence it had any greater con(...)

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