Tuesday August 04, 2015
Three US airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion last month.
Friday July 31, 2015
The Health Service Executive has said 2,650 people had registered for the free GP care for the over 70 services by 4pm today.
Monday July 27, 2015
Diabetes Ireland has said everyone with diabetes should have an annual check up on their feet in order to avoid the risk of amputation.
Thursday July 09, 2015
A Health Service Executive report on an action plan for the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise is now likely to be ready in September.
Thursday July 02, 2015
Around 25 contracts for free GP care for under sixes, signed by family doctors, have been rejected by the HSE because letters with conditions were attached, according to Minister for Health Leo Varadkar.
Wednesday July 01, 2015
Free GP care began today for all children under six who have been registered by their parents.
Tuesday June 23, 2015
The Health Service Executive has apologised after it sent a tweet today which said that for cuts, scrapes and allergies, people should use their GP Visit Card, or under-six GP Visit Card.
Thursday June 18, 2015
Dr Yvonne Williams of the National Association of GPs has said pressure and coercion from the Government has "forced" many GPs to sign up to the free medical care for the under-sixes.
Tuesday June 16, 2015
The HSE has said that due to problems with its online registration system for free GP care for children under six, a very small number of people had sight of some data relating to one other individual's application.
Monday June 15, 2015