More than 8,000 children are waiting more than a year, and in some cases three to four years or more, for an outpatient consultation at Crumlin and Temple Street Hospitals.
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As the row over top-up pay to senior staff in health agencies continues,the Central Remedial Clinic and the Minister for Health are at odds over whether providing extra pay from fundraising money was officially approved
Low awareness of serious heart condition
People with the heart disorder, atrial fibrillation (AF), are five times more likely to have a stroke, yet most Irish people have either never heard of it or do not think it is a serious condition, the Irish Heart Foundation (IHF) has warned.
Juice drinks as sugary as fizzy drinks
The amount of sugar found in some brands of cordial and diluted juice drinks is the same as, or higher, than the amount found in fizzy drinks such as Coca-Cola and 7UP, new research has shown.
Top-up hospital 'under threat as going concern'
Top-up payments were being made to staff at the country's main children's hospital as a report warned that the hospital's future financial viability may be under threat, it has emerged.
Fertility technique offers new hope
Deborah Condon reports on a new fertility technique, PGD, which allows people with a specific inherited condition the option of trying to avoid passing it on to their own children.
Top-up pay - compliance claims 'not valid'
The HSE has told the Public Accounts Committee it has rejected claims by most voluntary hospitals and health agencies that they are compliant with official pay rules
Top-up pay audit reveals democratic deficit
The accountability and governance failures outlined in the HSE's newly-published audit of top-up pay in health agencies reveal a democratic deficit at the heart of our health service
Focus on Digestive Disorders
Tummy troubles? Our brand new Digestive Disorders Clinic is packed with advice and resources to help you on the road to better digestive health