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The HSE has been ordered to drop its plastic habit and ensure staff adopt eco-friendly routines such as confining themselves to reusable cups.
Several cash-strapped hospitals are continuing to levy high car parking charges on patients and visitors despite promises fees would be capped at €10 a day.
Patients recovering from a stroke can dramatically reduce their risk of blood clots by wearing a device that is half the size of a wristwatch around their leg, a new trial has found.
The HSE has been urged to publish updated figures showing the difference in fees paid by the State to private and public nursing homes under the Fair Deal scheme.
Doctors in the most overcrowded hospital in the country - consistently the worst for trolley gridlock - have warned that the crisis will deteriorate further unless they get more beds and staff.
Fat-fighting genes that protect millions from obesity have been discovered in a major research project.
Custard creams and chocolate biscuits are in, but trendy fads such as avocado on toast have not made it to new hospital menus.
A bizarre Frankenstein-style experiment has breathed life into the brains of pigs four hours after death.
Up to 378 patients are stuck in hospitals, awaiting a place in a nursing home. The patients are occupying hospital beds even though they are well enough to be discharged.
Eating one rasher or a slice of ham a day increases the risk of bowel cancer, a new study shows.
The final compensation bill for the CervicalCheck controversy could potentially spiral after it emerged yesterday that another 1,776 women whose slides are currently being reviewed are to be included if they want to take a case.
A tribunal of compensation is to extend to women outside the 221 group who were caught up in last year’s CervicalCheck crisis.
Concern is mounting over the rising cost of funding the Fair Deal for nursing home care, as demand for the scheme soars.
A "three-tier" system of access to expensive cancer drugs has emerged after it was confirmed Vhi will only cover the medicines for its insured patients who are being treated in private hospitals.
Thousands of people with health insurance are in the dark about attempts by State hospitals to charge them on the double for treatment.
Up to 17,000 staff at 36 hospitals, including health care assistants, chefs, laboratory aides and theatre staff, are set to ballot for strike action.
Yvonne Shannon has spoken about how her daughter Ruby was diagnosed with a brain tumour aged just two-and-a-half after she told her she had an "ouchy" in her head.
When Joe Carroll's wife was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) a few years ago, the family never thought they might have to sell their farm to pay nursing home bills.
The HSE has asked the High Court for orders compelling a man who it says has been fit for discharge for some time to leave one of its medical facilities.
Addiction to the painkiller codeine is "an epidemic verging on eruption and should be recognised now", according to an article in the 'Irish Medical Journal'.
Parents who are grieving the loss of a baby can access a new website which for the first time aims to offer information and support.
UP to 17,000 staff at 36 hospitals including health care assistants, chefs, laboratory aides and theatre staff are set to ballot for strike action.
The mandatory vaccination of children against diseases like measles and mumps will be discussed by Health Minister Simon Harris and his EU counterparts in Bucharest, Romania, this week.