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The Government’s new tax on sugar-sweetened drinks will come into effect next Tuesday. File photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

The Government’s new tax on sugar-sweetened drinks will come into effect next Tuesday, May 1st, after the European Commission found that the levy does(...)

Smoking is prohibited in the workplace as well as restaurants, bars, education facilities and public transport. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

The Government is to extend the ban on smoking where food is served to include outdoor areas. Fine Gael Senators have tabled a private members motion(...)

Úna McNicholas with her sister Elizabeth, who is living with brain and spinal injuries

While it is usually true that blood is thicker than water and families tend to look out for each other, there is a limit to the amount of attention mo(...)

University Hospital Waterford. File photograph: Google Street View.

The lack of a 24/7 catherisation laboratory at University Hospital Waterford (UHW) had no impact on the survival chances of a farmer who died while be(...)

In 2009, there were only 120 GP training places, while this year it was expected there would be 194. Photograph: iStock

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said he expects the Government will be investing “many millions’’ more in general practice from next year. “GPs(...)

Matt Shanahan of the Health Equality for the South East group said it was “very likely” Una McDermott would have survived if there was a cath lab open at University Hospital Waterford (above) on  March 4th last. File photograph: Google Street View

The case of the late Una McDermott highlights the lack of proper cardiac services for some 500,000 people in the southeast and the gross inequality th(...)

Senator Frances Black  said  conditions in a Dublin hospital where her sister, singer Mary Black, was admitted resembled a “war zone”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Singer Mary Black was admitted to the emergency department of a Dublin hospital that resembled a “war zone’’, her sister has said. Independent Senato(...)

Consultants providing treatment to patients under a new Government-funded €50 million initiative to reduce hospital waiting lists will have to be fully-trained specialists. Photograph: iStock

Consultants providing treatment to patients under a new Government-funded €50 million initiative to reduce hospital waiting lists will have to be full(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said the number of consultants not on the register working in public hospitals is falling. File photograph: Getty Images

Public and private hospitals could face closure if they continue to have doctors without specialist training working in consultant positions, the Mini(...)

Benedict Ó Floinn BL claims Minister for Health Simon Harris and  Senator Catherine Noone  tweeted comments that were defamatory, disparaging and damaging to his professional reputation. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A barrister has initiated defamation proceedings against the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, and Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone over tweets from(...)

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