The HSE is planning a major three- pronged €100,000 review of its integrated clinical care programmes, IMN can reveal.
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A chip off the emetic block
By GARY FiNNEGAN
Pharmaceutical firms will publish details of "transfers of value" to health professionals as part of a new industry-wide transparency drive for the first time in 2016.
Around €300,000 is to be paid to each failed shortlisted building consortia following the selection of a preferred bidder in the development of primary care centres (PCCs) via public private partnership (PPP), IMN understands.
Officials at the Department of Justice are currently examining concerns that certain sections of the Juries Act may exclude people with mental illness from jury service, IMN has learned.
The Labour Court has dismissed the case of an advanced paramedic team leader who said that he was not permitted sufficient rest time between shifts.
Mass protests, similar to those that recently took place over Irish Water, are a possibility if the Government fails to adequately consult with the public regarding its plans for universal health insurance (UHI), according to the President of the IMO, Professor Trevor Duffy.
First indications suggest that the new surgical training pathway introduced by the RCSI last year in a bid to streamline surgical training in Ireland has been successful.
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