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Format: 2014-04-18
Format: 2014-04-18

Report calls for talks on consultant pay gap

18 Apr 2014
A new report has urged that action be taken to close the pay gap between new entrant hospital consultants and those who have been in their posts for a number of years. Health Minister James Reilly...

'Coombe must improve hygiene'

18 Apr 2014
Hygiene deficits have been discovered in an inspection  of Dublin's Coombe maternity hospital by the health safety body HIQA. HIQA has said the Coombe must now revise and amend its quality...

The battle to save Lambeth's modernist sheltered housing

18 Apr 2014
Designed by celebrated architect Kate Macintosh, 269 Leigham Court Road is a modernist gem, but Lambeth council wants to sell it off. Oliver Wainwright meets the architect and residents to find out...

Bullied children still suffer at 50

17 Apr 2014
Children can experience the negative effects of bullying on their physical and mental health more than 40 years later, says a study from King's College London.

Obama: Healthcare law 'is working'

17 Apr 2014
President Barack Obama defends his signature healthcare law, saying the debate over its repeal is "over" as he touts high enrolment numbers.

HIQA publishes reports on two hospitals

17 Apr 2014
The Health Information and Quality Authority has published hygiene reports after unannounced inspections at the Coombe Women's Hospital and Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Dublin.

Interferon-treated HDV may impact natural killer cells

17 Apr 2014
Chronic hepatitis delta virus-infected patients being treated with pegylated interferon-alfa therapy may experience a change in natural killer cell subsets, according to data from a recent study....

Interferon-treated HDV may impact natural killer cells

17 Apr 2014
Chronic hepatitis delta virus-infected patients being treated with pegylated interferon-alfa therapy may experience a change in natural killer cell subsets, according to data from a recent study....

Britons are living longer than ever, but it doesn't mean we're healthier

17 Apr 2014
Pensions minister says death estimate would help pensioners manage money, but quality of life is as important as quantity It's hard to miss in Britain's seaside towns, not to mention weekday mornings...

New consultant pay a 'barrier to recruitment'

17 Apr 2014
A report from the Department of Health has said that variations in the rates of public pay for newly-appointed hospital consultants and their established peers are a barrier to recruiting and...

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