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#James Reilly

From TheJournal.ie Reilly denies keeping Labour ministers "in the dark" on UHI Illuminated

Reilly denies keeping Labour ministers "in the dark" on UHI

Reports today suggested Alex White and Kathleen Lynch were not consulted on health insurance, but James Reilly says that idea is “not accurate”.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly: Universal health insurance will not put the state's finances at risk Expenditure

Reilly: Universal health insurance will not put the state's finances at risk

The Minister for Health also said the system will “end the unfair two-tier health system we currently have.”

From TheJournal.ie ‘We get on extremely well’: Brendan Howlin ‘annoyed’ by report of rift with James Reilly Absolutely Normal

‘We get on extremely well’: Brendan Howlin ‘annoyed’ by report of rift with James Reilly

Brendan Howlin has faced questions over a report today that his department warned the Health Minister that plans for universal health insurance threaten the financial stability of the State.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly: Rehab not subject to public pay policy Top-ups

James Reilly: Rehab not subject to public pay policy

The board of the Rehab Group is due to meet next Monday to discuss whether to disclose the salary of CEO Angela Kerins. Separately, Rehab executives will appear before the PAC within two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’ Portlaoise Hospital

‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’

The Minister for Health appeared close to tears in the Dáil earlier.

From TheJournal.ie ‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise Prime Time

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise

Reilly was speaking after one family, whose tragic story was outlined in a Prime Time special last week, met with members of the Oireachtas earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Free under 6s GP care dubbed 'trojan horse' to change doctor conditions Sneaky

Free under 6s GP care dubbed 'trojan horse' to change doctor conditions

The IMO said a new draft contract for the initiative would mean a significantly increased workload for doctors and would require additional resources.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

January is (finally!) over. Here are the nine things you need to know as your weekend – and February – begins.

From TheJournal.ie Health Minister calls for report into the death of babies at Portlaoise hospital Waiting Lists

Health Minister calls for report into the death of babies at Portlaoise hospital

The Health Minister also said that he went into politics “to fix the health system”.

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis Concern

Alcohol abuse among over 50s has increased since the financial crisis

A new study from Trinity College Dublin also shows high levels of cardiovascular disease, arthritis and obesity.

From TheJournal.ie The HSE is in danger of ‘regressing to a previous era’ Warning

The HSE is in danger of ‘regressing to a previous era’

The stark warning is made in a confidential internal report that details difficulties in recruiting consultants.

From TheJournal.ie National Children's Hospital to get two 'satellite' units - nearer to the M50 New Centres

National Children's Hospital to get two 'satellite' units - nearer to the M50

The plan for the main hospital in Dublin 8 has been criticised — with access, parking and traffic among the primary concerns.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s Out Of Puff

Ireland to ban e-cigarettes for under-18s Exclusive

Health Minister James Reilly likely to bring in wider legislation to regulate use of device which cuts out tobacco – but still delivers nicotine.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly backs protest against turning his local library into a dole office Carnegie Library

James Reilly backs protest against turning his local library into a dole office

Officials from the OPW and Social Protection Department are now to look for an alternative solution.

From TheJournal.ie 8 people who should apply for the Healthy Ireland Council job Apply Here

8 people who should apply for the Healthy Ireland Council job

Minister James Reilly is looking for dynamic people with a ‘national profile’ who will help make Ireland a healthier place.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly 'acknowledges discomfort and distress' of patients on trolleys Trolleys

Reilly 'acknowledges discomfort and distress' of patients on trolleys

Reilly was challenged by Fianna Fáil TD Billy Kelleher in the Dáil today after it emerged almost 400 people were on trolleys across the country in one day this week.

From TheJournal.ie Charity regulator to be appointed in the second half of this year, says Reilly Charities

Charity regulator to be appointed in the second half of this year, says Reilly

Minister James Reilly said while he thought taking the CRC under state control was ‘premature’ he was not ruling it out.

From TheJournal.ie HSE "will not meet growing demands" this year HSE

HSE "will not meet growing demands" this year

The Health Minister and HSE Director General were before the Oireachtas Health Committee this evening.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly to face Health Committee today Health Committee

James Reilly to face Health Committee today

The Health Minister will be questioned on the HSE service plan, which details how the executive will cut €619 million next year.

From TheJournal.ie Pylon health considerations 'do not warrant involvement of Health Minister' Pylons

Pylon health considerations 'do not warrant involvement of Health Minister'

Meanwhile, Minister Pat Rabbitte has been called on to publish any evidence he may have about the possible health effects of high voltage cables in overhead pylons.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly letter “should be a concern for all citizens” – Labour senator Pylons

Reilly letter “should be a concern for all citizens” – Labour senator

James Reilly raised concerns with Phil Hogan over the placing of electrical cables in his constituency.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Psychiatrists need support dealing with Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act - IMO Guidelines

Psychiatrists need support dealing with Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act - IMO

The IMO president has written to Minister for Health James Reilly saying guidelines are needed to help determine the suicide risk in these cases.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly: Consumers can opt for cheaper policies to avoid impact of tax relief cap Health Insurance

Reilly: Consumers can opt for cheaper policies to avoid impact of tax relief cap

However Minister James Reilly said it is important that they fully understand the level of cover their policy provides.

From TheJournal.ie 9 questions we're asking ahead of the new political year Preview 2014

9 questions we're asking ahead of the new political year

Trying to predict what’s going to happen in politics can be a fool’s game. So instead, here are a few questions…

From TheJournal.ie 'Noli timere', don't be afraid: The year in 25 quotes Review 2013 This post contains images

'Noli timere', don't be afraid: The year in 25 quotes

From Rob Ford to Enda Kenny by way of two Popes, who said what in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie 'I wouldn't run screaming from any challenge': Varadkar open to replacing Reilly Everday I'm Shufflin

'I wouldn't run screaming from any challenge': Varadkar open to replacing Reilly

The Transport Minister has said he would “love to stay where I am” but did said he would be “willing to serve anywhere the Taoiseach wants me”.

From TheJournal.ie Reshuffle in late 2014 with junior ministers and backbenchers in line for promotion Everyday I'm Shufflin

Reshuffle in late 2014 with junior ministers and backbenchers in line for promotion

The Taoiseach is keen to give talent a chance next year with some “movement” planned.

From TheJournal.ie Opposition parties slam government over 'last-minute changes' to HSE Service Plan Health Cuts

Opposition parties slam government over 'last-minute changes' to HSE Service Plan

A spokesperson for Health Minister James Reilly has confirmed that the language of the HSE Service Plan was changed after Cabinet approved extra funding for the Department of Health.

From TheJournal.ie HSE threatened to cut all funding to CRC from 1 January if board did not resign Crc

HSE threatened to cut all funding to CRC from 1 January if board did not resign

Health Service Executive director general Tony O’Brien said that the board of the clinic was “cocking a snook” at the executive in its actions.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the bad weather, bankers charged with €7.2 billion fraud, and Ian Watkins sentenced to 35 years in prison.

From TheJournal.ie Reilly: Tobacco industry wants to take me to court over plain packaging Cigarettes

Reilly: Tobacco industry wants to take me to court over plain packaging

The Minister for Health said it would be an “extraordinary society” which put the intellectual property rights of the tobacco industry ahead of the health of its citizens.

From TheJournal.ie 'That's not what I do': Kathleen Lynch says she never threatened to resign Mental Health

'That's not what I do': Kathleen Lynch says she never threatened to resign

“Fantasy” is how the Minister of State described claims she threatened to resign over mental health funding.

From TheJournal.ie HSE Service Plan will target €25 million in medical card probity – not €113 million Health System

HSE Service Plan will target €25 million in medical card probity – not €113 million

The Taoiseach confirmed to the Dáil this evening that the document would be published, following discussions at Cabinet today.

From TheJournal.ie HSE bailout of €199 million is a "considerable achievement" - Reilly Bailout

HSE bailout of €199 million is a "considerable achievement" - Reilly

The Health Minister told the Select Sub-Committee on Health that €20 million of the funding would be met by cost-cutting in the Department of Health.

From TheJournal.ie HSE will need nearly €200 million extra for this year Health

HSE will need nearly €200 million extra for this year

Separately, Ministers did not discuss the HSE’s service plan for 2014 at Cabinet today.

From TheJournal.ie Minister: Decision to allow HSE boss keep his top-up must be seen in wider context Top-ups

Minister: Decision to allow HSE boss keep his top-up must be seen in wider context

Tony O’Brien was granted a €26,000 top-up in 2006 that was not approved by the Department of Health.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach calls on Adams to answer question: Were you a member of IRA? Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach calls on Adams to answer question: Were you a member of IRA?

The Taoiseach criticised the Sinn Féin president’s past during a discussion on salary top-ups for some health executives with Kenny ruling out an independent inquiry at Leaders’ Questions this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'No comment to make' on reports Kathleen Lynch threatened to resign Mental Health

'No comment to make' on reports Kathleen Lynch threatened to resign

The junior health minister was reported in yesterday’s Sunday Business Post to have threatened to quit the government at a meeting over a fortnight ago.

From TheJournal.ie 'Flood of cases' by symphysiotomy survivors expected in courts next year Symphysiotomy

'Flood of cases' by symphysiotomy survivors expected in courts next year

The government’s u-turn on the lifting of the statute of limitations for one year, to facilitate legal action for the women, has been described as “appalling”.