Patient voices are valuable for improving healthcare services

The National Patient Experience Survey allows the evaluation of patient experience in our public acute hospitals, explains Rachel Flynn.

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Gerald Fleming: Clear thinking needed on climate change

As Met Éireann holds a conference today, Gerald Fleming says the welfare of future generations depends on forming the right answers to challenges of changing ...

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Money is key to success of crucial One Planet Summit

Despite US attitudes, this week’s gathering in France will attempt to finance real measures to slow the process of climate change, writes Laurence Tubiana

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Yanis Varoufakis: Blind liberals ensure the rise of toxic populism

Greece’s former finance minister, Yanis Varoufakis, says bourgeois liberal bleatingshave long overlooked the attacks on the living conditions of working-class ...

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A very British scandal: The tale of Christine Keeler

Christine Keeler was the girl at the heart of the notorious Profumo affair in 1963 which rocked the British establishment, convulsed Westminster and ultimately contributed ...

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Climate action court challenge - Landmark case

The High Court is scheduled to hear a landmark case today.

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Accountability in health - Ready reckoner on HSE reforms

HIQA may have broken away from our national tradition of kicking the can — no matter how toxic its contents — down the road.

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Facing the challenges of aging - Blueprints for a new, older Ireland

Three health reports in recent days point to an inevitability facing most of us — old age and the challenges of that journey.

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Readers Blog: We are living in a ‘fraud state’

In law, fraud is a deliberate deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain, or to deprive a victim of a legal right.

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Readers Blog: Recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Irish4Israel welcomes the decision of the American government to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. For more than 2,000 years the Jewish people have yearned ...

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