News - Health Minister
Monaghan councillor says soft opt-out system for organ donations is a 'no brainer'
The Department of Health is seeking approval to publish the Bill in the Spring legislative session.Mar 11, 2022 07:08
Booster vaccines approved for children aged between 12 and 15
A Professor in Experimental Immunology says it's good news as boosters have proved to be very effective.Feb 21, 2022 16:14
Health Minister called on to prioritise orthopaedic interventions for children with spinal issues
Councillor Seamus Coyle warns that waiting times can cause children to lose their ability to walk.Jan 21, 2022 15:53
Local TD says poor working conditions in Irish hospitals is behind shortage of consultants
Pauline Tully recently raised the issue of a Cavan family who was told their son would have to wait three and a half years to be seen by a paediatric urologist.Dec 14, 2021 17:15
Health Minister 'deeply concerned' over new variant of Covid-19
The variant was identified in South Africa and Hong Kong.Nov 26, 2021 07:22
INMO welcomes extension of vaccine boosters to healthcare workers
It comes as almost 3,500 health staff are out of work due to covid related illnesses.Nov 2, 2021 07:25
Health Minister says "full available capacity" of HSE will have to be used this winter
Step-down beds in Monaghan Hospital were used last winter to relieve pressure on bigger hospitals.Oct 26, 2021 13:06
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