George McNeice left the IMO with entitlements totalling €9.7m

Review of McNeice IMO package could cost €1m

18 Sep The Irish Medical Organisation is to notify its members that any retrospective review of events, leading to the near €10m retirement settlement for its former chief executive George McNeice in December 2012, could cost up to €1 million or more.

The Labour Court said the obligation to provide sleepover services should continue

Overnight pay for social care workers to rise

18 Sep Social care workers who sleep-over in residential facilities to care for clients are to receive higher pay for overnight duties under a Labour Court recommendation issued today.

The United Nations Security Council meeting on the ebola outbreak in west Africa

UN says Ebola is threat to international peace

18 Sep The UN Security Council has declared the Ebola outbreak in Africa a "threat to international peace and security" and called on all states to provide urgent resources and assistance to help tackle the crisis.

The negotiations will be held in parallel with discussions on free GP care

IMO set for talks on new GP contract

17 Sep The Irish Medical Organisation has said it will enter substantive talks with the Department of Health and the Health Service Executive next month on a complete new GP contract.

More than 260 people with haemophilia were infected with the virus from contaminated blood products

Call for early access to Hep C treatments

15 Sep The Irish Haemophilia Society has called for 350 seriously-ill people with the Hepatitis C virus to be given early access to new treatments that could save their lives.