Health Minister Simon Harris has denied he is failing to meet his own hospital waiting list targets after it emerged almost 1m people are waiting for vital treatment and services because of serious logjams in the system.
The chief executive of one the country’s largest maternity hospitals is facing an unprecedented revolt among doctors because of chronic underinvestment in its gynaecology service where 4,193 women are awaiting outpatient appointments.
If you’re looking for its Achilles heel, you won’t find it in the labour wards or the neonatal unit. But are colossal gynaecology waiting lists threatening the reputation of Ireland’s newest maternity hospital? says consultants are at breaking point and women’s lives are being put at risk
This 91-year-old with Parkinson’s didn’t need a cure, he needed care. And this was when Ireland was found to be at its most careless. The whistleblower is being attacked ... but it is Mr Kenny who is to blame, writes