Stephen Donnelly

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Hospital waiting lists have reached another record high with the numbers waiting for an outpatient appointment climbing by more than 4,000 in just one(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris:  said a sustained overtime ban would have an adverse impact on services for patients. Photograph: Alan Betson

The overtime ban by psychiatric nurses is already having an impact on patients with the curtailment of some community mental health services. Howeve(...)

In a statement, the HSE said that ‘the delivery of the new MRI scan remains a key priority for the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore and the Dublin Midlands Hospital Group’. Photograph: Getty Images

A new €5 million MRI scanning unit is lying idle in the Midland Regional Hospital Tullamore due to staff shortages, it has emerged, even though the re(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally said the number of slides sent to laboratories used in the CervicalCheck programme could only be tracked through the billings systems of laboratories, not by their clinical registers. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Seven of the 16 laboratories involved in the CervicalCheck scandal were not inspected by the team set up to investigate it, and they have now closed d(...)

(Left to right) HSE chairman Ciaran Devane, Minister for Health Simon Harris  and HSE chief executive  Paul Reid at the inaugural meeting of the new HSE board last week. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Overspending in the health services increased by €13 million in April to more than €116 million, the Dáil has heard. Minister for Health Simon Harri(...)

Ruth Morrissey, a terminally ill woman with cervical cancer was awarded  €2.1m in damages which the State is now appealing. File photograph: Dave Meehan

A tribunal to hear cases and determine awards arising from the CervicalCheck screening controversy “will be a step into the unknown”, the Dáil has hea(...)

 Green Party European election candidate Ciarán Cuffe (left) and Social Democrats candidate Gary Gannon at the Simmonscourt count centre. Few predicted Gannon would do so well. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The story of this year’s local elections was driven by narratives around the biggest winners and losers, and the Civil War politics of Fine Gael and F(...)

Fianna Fáil health spokesman Stephen Donnelly said on Sunday that the future roll-out of a new HIV prevention programme  will be undermined. File photograph: Alan Betson

Thousands of people are being turned away from sexual health clinics across the Republic, which will undermine a programme for preventing HIV due to b(...)

Outpatient waiting lists are up more than 40,000 since the end of last year. Photograph: iStock

Hospital waiting lists have reached another record high, with almost 5,000 additional people waiting for an outpatient appointment in the space of a m(...)

The National Children’s Hospital is now facing construction delays that could end up adding millions more to the final cost of the project.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

The National Children’s Hospital is now facing construction delays that could end up adding millions more to the final cost of the project. The hospi(...)

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