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From TheJournal.ie In Pictures: Tens of thousands turn out for annual Women's Mini Marathon Dublin

In Pictures: Tens of thousands turn out for annual Women's Mini Marathon

The race was won by Aoibhe Richardson from Portland A.C in the US at a time of 34.35.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds Vhi Report

Almost 80% of corporate workers are concerned over mental health, study finds

One in five corporate workers have missed work in the past year due to stress, anxiety or depression.

From TheJournal.ie VHI is bringing its prices down by an average of 5.5% Price Drop

VHI is bringing its prices down by an average of 5.5%

The reductions kick in on 1 March.

From TheJournal.ie VHI set to cut the price of health insurance on 26 of its plans Competitive

VHI set to cut the price of health insurance on 26 of its plans

The changes are to take effect from 1 November.

From TheJournal.ie From September only VHI customers will be able to use VHI SwiftCare Clinics No Room At The Clinic

From September only VHI customers will be able to use VHI SwiftCare Clinics

The health insurance provider wants to ensure its customers have speedy access to the facilities.

From The42 Parkrun secures 'groundbreaking' partnership to aid further growth of free event Running

Parkrun secures 'groundbreaking' partnership to aid further growth of free event

A new five-year deal with Vhi Healthcare has been announced.

From TheJournal.ie VHI to raise health insurance prices by average of 3% Rising Costs

VHI to raise health insurance prices by average of 3%

The changes come into effect on 1 November.

From TheJournal.ie Over 200 'bounce injuries' last summer with patients aged from two to 53 Someone's Gonna Get Hurt

Over 200 'bounce injuries' last summer with patients aged from two to 53

Adults are being warned not to try out their bouncing skills after consuming alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie 102 people signed up for health insurance EVERY HOUR in April Stampede

102 people signed up for health insurance EVERY HOUR in April

With the 30 April looming, Irish people bit the bullet en masse and signed on the dotted line.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf

Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf

The Irish Medical Organisation has called on the government to call a halt to insurance companies introducing such services.

From The42 'The mini marathon can help you make a complete lifestyle change' Fitness

'The mini marathon can help you make a complete lifestyle change'

With 16 weeks to go, you can revolutionise your life.

From TheJournal.ie Today's top stories in 7 seconds News Wrap

Today's top stories in 7 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie VHI customer? A small bit of good news for you VHI

VHI customer? A small bit of good news for you

Might save you a few bob.

From TheJournal.ie Vhi announces after-tax surplus of €65 million, but can't rule out premium increases In Good Health

Vhi announces after-tax surplus of €65 million, but can't rule out premium increases

The company also announced that it had finalised a reinsurance deal with Warren Buffett’s company, Berkshire Hathaway.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Happy Wednesday… Here’s the nine things you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown Cancer Drugs

St Vincent's Hospital denies fraud claims by Senator John Crown

The chairman of St Vincent’s Healthcare Group has written to Senator John Crown and asked him to send on all information he has in relation to the matter.

From TheJournal.ie Health insurance bosses stress the need to attract young people to the market Health Committee

Health insurance bosses stress the need to attract young people to the market

Speaking before the Oireachtas committee today, one stressed that proposed legislation won’t cause an increase in premiums.

From TheJournal.ie Vhi recovers almost €7m that was overcharged in 2012 Healthcare

Vhi recovers almost €7m that was overcharged in 2012

A total of €10.5 million was recovered through the actions of its Special Claims Investigation Unit and third party recovery process.

From TheJournal.ie Another 21,000 people stopped their private health insurance in Q1 Health Insurance

Another 21,000 people stopped their private health insurance in Q1

45.3 per cent of the population is now covered by private insurance – down from a peak of 50.9 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie Senior consultant: "€1,000-a-night to stay on a trolley in a public hospital" VHI

Senior consultant: "€1,000-a-night to stay on a trolley in a public hospital"

Professor Michael O’Keefe has claimed private insurance companies are being charged for patients in public wards.

From TheJournal.ie Trampolines and bouncy castles can be a danger to children, warn doctors Ouch

Trampolines and bouncy castles can be a danger to children, warn doctors

In one month alone, 45 patients turned up with injuries from bouncing – most of whom were under 10 years of ago.

From TheJournal.ie Changes to health insurance system won't mean 15pc hike - government Health Insurance

Changes to health insurance system won't mean 15pc hike - government

It had been reported that changes in how the State charges insurers for public beds could send premiums even higher.

From TheJournal.ie Vhi international pays out over €6.6 million in 2012 Health Insurance

Vhi international pays out over €6.6 million in 2012

The insurance company paid out €4.1 million in medical and hospital cases, and €330,000 in maternity claims.

From TheJournal.ie IMO to review circumstances of McNeice's €10m pension IMO

IMO to review circumstances of McNeice's €10m pension

The former chief executive of the Irish Medical Organisation departs with a €10 million pension which has been halved following negotiations.

From TheJournal.ie Numbers with private health insurance fall by 64,000 in 2012 Health Insurance

Numbers with private health insurance fall by 64,000 in 2012

Just under 2.1 million were covered by private policies at the end of 2012, a fall of nearly 3 per cent over the year.

From TheJournal.ie Government urged to use VHI shareholding to negotiate consultant fee reduction Health Insurance

Government urged to use VHI shareholding to negotiate consultant fee reduction

An average of 6,000 people leave the private health insurance market every month and Fianna Fáil said there is little incentive for young people to take it on.

From TheJournal.ie Laya healthcare to increase premiums in April amid 'healthcare crisis' Health Insurance

Laya healthcare to increase premiums in April amid 'healthcare crisis'

The managing director of the company, Dónal Clancy, said that Ireland’s healthcare market needed “radical reform”.

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

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie Vhi confirms further price increases Health Insurance

Vhi confirms further price increases

Premium costs will rise from next month.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you have health insurance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you have health insurance?

VHI is reported to be announcing another price increase today as the number of those with private healthcare falls. Do you have health insurance?

From TheJournal.ie Vhi issues warning ahead of busiest day for treating accidents and injuries Careful Now

Vhi issues warning ahead of busiest day for treating accidents and injuries

Coughs, colds, trips and falls are the most common injuries and illnesses around Christmas. Watch yourselves.

From TheJournal.ie Health insurers call for levy to be scrapped for children's policies Health Insurance

Health insurers call for levy to be scrapped for children's policies

Representatives from all four health insurers told an Oireachtas committee it could help to save a struggling industry.

From TheJournal.ie VHI prices set to rise next month Insurance

VHI prices set to rise next month

The company said the fact that people are living longer with chronic illnesses and the rising cost of public hospitals were the main factors contributing to the increase.

From TheJournal.ie VHI welcomes EU proposal to abolish its state guarantee VHI

VHI welcomes EU proposal to abolish its state guarantee

The proposal from the EU Commission said VHI’s state protection gave it an unfair advantage over its competitors.

From TheJournal.ie Howlin insists: If Unions keep Croke Park commitments, we’ll keep ours Croke Park Deal

Howlin insists: If Unions keep Croke Park commitments, we’ll keep ours

The public expenditure minister tells the Dáil that lower-paid public servants will not have their increments cut.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your essential news round-up, including the day’s biggest stories plus a few bits and pieces you may have missed along the way.

From TheJournal.ie VHI reports annual after-tax profit of €7.4 million VHI

VHI reports annual after-tax profit of €7.4 million

The health insurer’s profits compare to after-tax losses of €3.1 million in 2010 and €41.7 million in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Less than half of Irish population have health insurance cover Health Insurance

Less than half of Irish population have health insurance cover

New figures from the Health Insurance Authority show that 47 per cent of the population are covered by inpatient health insurance.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Monday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Monday

All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed in one handy round-up…

From TheJournal.ie European Commission sends formal notice to Ireland over VHI Insurance

European Commission sends formal notice to Ireland over VHI

Ireland will now have to engage with the EC on issues relating to the regulation of VHI.

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