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HSE chief clinical officer Dr Colm Henry said  ‘there is a lot of illness out there . . .  and it is much higher than it was in early December’. File photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Two more deaths linked to Covid-19 and 769 new cases of the virus have been reported by the National Public Health Emergency Team on Sunday. It is th(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar accepted that the GP contract leak was wrong and apologised for it, but insisted that it was not confidential or significant information. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The release of internal Department of Health emails has put the focus again on one of the most controversial episodes in the lifetime of the present (...)

CEO of the IMO Susan Clyne said she believed a strike ballot will be held in coming weeks. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The State’s public health doctors are set to ballot for strike action in a long-running battle with the Department of Health to secure consultant-grad(...)

The union says that of these a quarter of healthcare workers who contracted Covid-19 were nurses. Photograph: Alan Betson

The new National Children’s Hospital will not be able to open all its beds when completed due to shortages of nurses, an Oireachtas committee has been(...)

The INMO said its executive was “urgently seeking talks to establish how many extra nursing and midwifery posts will be funded over the coming year - particularly in winter”.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Nurses and midwives have warned the Government that their continued co-operation in the health service over the winter “should not be taken for grante(...)

Minister for Health  Simon Harris  is expected to propose a new process to deal with the two-tier pay issue at the IMO conference on Saturday. File image: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

Hospital consultants and non-consultant hospital doctors will jointly ballot for industrial action if the Government does not move to end the two-tier(...)

A deal with GPs on new services and working arrangements is key to the Government’s overall healthcare reforms

Talks between the Government and doctors’ representatives on a new contract for general practitioners are to re-commence on Wednesday. A deal with G(...)

The Irish Medical Organisation  said the country’s hospitals were effectively running an emergency service only on a year-round basis, with elective procedures now down to a trickle.  Photograph: Getty images

As the hospital overcrowding crisis reached new record levels on Wednesday, Minister for Health Simon Harris said lessons learned in centres that were(...)

The three unions said there were currently 400 hospital consultant posts vacant and there were still 3,200 fewer nurses and midwives in place than there were in 2008.  Photograph: iStock

Doctors, nurses and midwives are to seek special pay incentives as part of the forthcoming talks on a new public service agreement to tackle staff rec(...)

Minister of State for Primary Care
 Alex White: a letter from the IMO says proposed contract for treating under-sixes incorporates a process similar to the Fempi

Doctors are threatening a constitutional challenge to the Government’s pla(...)

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