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From TheJournal.ie Dáil's public spending watchdog hauls bosses in over health overspend Money Money Money

Dáil's public spending watchdog hauls bosses in over health overspend

The Public Accounts committee is going to question the heads of the HSE and the Department of Health about spending on drugs, overtime, and consultants.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly has misled the Dáil - Opposition Reilly

James Reilly has misled the Dáil - Opposition

Meanwhile, Jobs Minister Richard Bruton has described Reilly as a “reforming minister” and said he is satisfied with Reilly’s explanation about the criteria used for the primary care locations.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Health Minister James Reilly resign? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Health Minister James Reilly resign?

He’s hitting the headlines again today… should he stay or should he go?

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly must go: Labour grassroots meet to call for Reilly's resignation Pressure

James Reilly must go: Labour grassroots meet to call for Reilly's resignation

The members say that Reilly’s approach to healthcare is “completely incompatible” with Labour values.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Reilly: I'm not a bully, nothing inappropriate over primary care sites Reilly

Reilly: I'm not a bully, nothing inappropriate over primary care sites

The Health Minister gave a strong defence of his conduct in relation to the selection of sites for primary care centres, two of which are in his constituency.

In photos: James Reilly is good with his hands You've Got The Lámh This post contains images

In photos: James Reilly is good with his hands

Forgot cute animals or babies, you wanted a James Reilly slideshow, and by gum you’ve got one.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: James Reilly explains his decision on primary care centres Primary Care

VIDEO: James Reilly explains his decision on primary care centres

The Minister for Health seeks to turn the tables – suggesting Róisín Shortall had used strange criteria to rank potential venues.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly stands over Primary Care centre decision-making processes Roisin Shortall

James Reilly stands over Primary Care centre decision-making processes

Explaining the three-part criteria for prioritising locations, Reilly called the process “transparent”.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Róisín Shortall's not-so-ringing endorsement of James Reilly Health This post contains videos

VIDEO: Róisín Shortall's not-so-ringing endorsement of James Reilly

The junior health minister voted in favour of James Reilly last night – but only after a four-minute critique of his performance.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly wins confidence vote as Taoiseach and Tánaiste state their support No Confidence This post contains videos

Reilly wins confidence vote as Taoiseach and Tánaiste state their support

The Fianna Fáil proposed motion of no confidence in the Health Minister was defeated but junior health minister Róisín Shortall did not mention or refer to James Reilly once during her statement.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly faces motion of no confidence today Dáil Éireann

James Reilly faces motion of no confidence today

Vote due this evening on Health Minister after Fianna Fáil proposes that Reilly’s performance has in power has resulted “in more chaos” across the health service.

From TheJournal.ie Rabbitte rallies to support of Reilly during debate on no confidence motion No Confidence

Rabbitte rallies to support of Reilly during debate on no confidence motion

Fianna Fáil’s decision to table a motion of no confidence in Health Minister James Reilly tonight drew criticism from the government benches during a heated debate.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly to face no confidence motion in the Dáil First Day Back

James Reilly to face no confidence motion in the Dáil

Both Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are to table motions of no confidence in the Minister for Health over his handling of the health service.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly: New consultants will have to face a hefty pay cut New Deal

James Reilly: New consultants will have to face a hefty pay cut

Consultants may also have to work weekends under the terms of the new deal.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added beer concentrate Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix... now with added beer concentrate

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Health Minister comments on National Broadband Plan, quiet on HSE cuts Hse Cuts

Health Minister comments on National Broadband Plan, quiet on HSE cuts

James Reilly is expected at the Department of Health offices this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Health Minister accused of 'going into hiding' as HSE makes cuts Health

Health Minister accused of 'going into hiding' as HSE makes cuts

Fianna Fáil has asked why James Reilly is “nowhere to be seen”, while the HSE admits there are more announcements about bed closures to come.

From TheJournal.ie HSE chief confirms that he is to step down Cathal Magee

HSE chief confirms that he is to step down

Cathal Magee’s departure has been announced today as part of changes in the management structure of the Health Service Executive.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Thursday Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Thursday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly tells Dail: I have acted with complete propriety at all times Reilly

James Reilly tells Dail: I have acted with complete propriety at all times

The Health Minister told the chamber that the current difficulties stem from ‘complex’ litigation.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix: Wednesday Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Wednesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly to address the Dáil at 9.55pm before adjournment at 10pm Reilly

James Reilly to address the Dáil at 9.55pm before adjournment at 10pm

The Health Minister is to give a personal statement this evening following revelations that his name has appeared on a debt defaulters list in relation to a nursing home purchase.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly expected to address Dáil on his business dealings Debt

James Reilly expected to address Dáil on his business dealings

Plus, what exactly IS the Stubbs Gazette?

From TheJournal.ie Health Minister approves new Hepatitis C drugs Hep C

Health Minister approves new Hepatitis C drugs

Good news for patients who have been pushing for the reimbursement of new and effective treatments.

From TheJournal.ie HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff Health

HSE recruitment moratorium 'destructive and irrational', say health staff

That’s according to members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation, who will hold their 93rd annual conference this week. The theme for the event this year is ‘Safe care – safe practice – no compromise’.

From TheJournal.ie €160k consultant appointed to Special Delivery Unit Health

€160k consultant appointed to Special Delivery Unit

Health Minister James Reilly has appointed a consultant to work within his Special Delivery Unit – not an advisor as was claimed. Lis Nixon will be paid more than €160,000 in her new role.

From TheJournal.ie Government likely to come under fire at IMO conference Health

Government likely to come under fire at IMO conference

The theme of the Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) is Our Patients – Our Priority, and the organisers said they will be discussing pivotal issues including health inequality.

From TheJournal.ie “Majority” of hospitals have cut 1-year waiting times for patients Hospital

“Majority” of hospitals have cut 1-year waiting times for patients

The Minister told the Dáil that he was determined to address the issues causing unacceptable delays for hospital patients.

From TheJournal.ie "No one will die" because of health cuts, says Minister Health

"No one will die" because of health cuts, says Minister

In a radio interview this morning, Health Minister James Reilly has said that no one will die in Irish hospitals because of the cuts announced in yesterday’s Budget.

From TheJournal.ie New prostate cancer clinic for Donegal Cancer

New prostate cancer clinic for Donegal

A rapid access prostate cancer clinic will open at Letterkenny General Hospital in three weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Health Minister 'deplores' misleading food packaging Health

Health Minister 'deplores' misleading food packaging

The comments came as Minister James Reilly once again suggested a ‘sugar tax’ on fizzy drinks and other processed sugary foods.

From TheJournal.ie GPs welcome scrapping of restrictions on treating medical card holders Medical Cards

GPs welcome scrapping of restrictions on treating medical card holders

The health minister has confirmed that Cabinet has approved the drafting of legislation to do away with the barrier between some GPs and medical card patients.

From TheJournal.ie Head of HSE Child and Family vents frustration at... HSE HSE

Head of HSE Child and Family vents frustration at... HSE

Gordon Jeyes was recorded giving a lecture at UCD in which he criticised the HSE and questioned the mandatory reporting of child abuse suspicions.

From TheJournal.ie No patient to wait longer than 12 months for treatment Waiting Lists

No patient to wait longer than 12 months for treatment

Health Minister James Reilly has instructed all public hospitals to ensure by the end of 2011 that no patient is waiting more than a year – if they don’t, their budgets will be cut.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should smoking be banned in private cars? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should smoking be banned in private cars?

The Minister for Health has said he would consider banning smoking in private vehicles. How would you react?

From TheJournal.ie Children on board? Smoking in cars may be banned Health

Children on board? Smoking in cars may be banned

Health Minister James Reilly says he’s in favour of legislating on smoking in cars.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Thursday Take 5

Take 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Cystic fibrosis group “concerned” that new unit to have 40 per cent fewer beds than hoped Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis group “concerned” that new unit to have 40 per cent fewer beds than hoped

Health Minister James Reilly has stated that St Vincent’s unit will only have 20 inpatient beds – when 34 was recommended by consultants.