Ireland

HSE plan to be reviewed by James Reilly

HSE plan to be reviewed by James Reilly

A host of cuts to be authorized in 2014, incorporating the hacking out of medicinal cards and employments, is held in the Health Service Executive (HSE) using arrange before Health Minister James Reilly.

The HSE administration arrangement needs to cut anyhow 666 million in using one year from now.

Drinkaware refuses to enforce 'nanny-state approach'

Drinkaware refuses to enforce 'nanny-state approach'

A crusade aggregate for capable drinking has said it declines to uphold a babysitter state approach to liquor notwithstanding person delegates pulling their backing.

Drinkaware, run by Meas, demanded that while it doesn't sway anybody to drink, it might never back restriction.

Children school eye-screening framework falls flat

Children school eye-screening framework falls flat

As per optometrists, the school eye-screening framework is falling flat for youngsters as they are continuously treated past the point of no return.

Kids are sitting tight up to four years for eye examinations, with the postponements posturing genuine dangers to youngsters' eye health incorporating irreversible vision issues.

HSE 'private' pensions paid by our taxes

HSE 'private' pensions paid by our taxes

It has been revealed that citizens are subsidizing the private benefits pots of a clique of 29 senior doctor's facility directors to the tune of €345,000 a year.

Here, spending on drugs is more than rest of Europe

Here, spending on drugs is more than rest of Europe

New figures from the OECD's most recent 'Health at a Glance' report show Ireland's use on health for every capita fell by 6.6pc between 2009 and 2011, second just to major reductions in Greece.

Health spending has reduced, however the sum used on recommended pills stays far higher than a number of our European neighbours.

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