On-Air Now

Health

NAGP Vice President Encourages Patients To Seek Treatment Abroad

The Shannon-based Vice President of the NAGP is encouraging patients on lengthy waiting lists to seek treatment abroad. The NAGP, which represents family doctors, is...

INMO Says Robust Management Needed To Tackle Overcrowding

Nursing representatives at University Hospital Limerick say robust management is needed to tackle "gross" overcrowding there. It comes as the latest figures show a 25%...

‘Postcode Lottery’ Affecting Dementia Services In Clare

It's claimed dementia patients in Clare are being forced to wait 11 months on a diagnosis, because of a "postcode lottery" affecting services. Half of...

UHL Reports Highest Overcrowding Levels Last Month

There's been a significant jump in trolley numbers at University Hospital Limerick since the opening of its new Emergency Department. June was the first full...

Cathaoirleach Calls For Extra UHL Beds

The outgoing Chair of the HSE's Regional Health Forum West is calling for increased efforts to secure extra beds for the region's main hospital. Tom...

Harris Defers Plans To Cap Breast Cancer Care Payments

The Health Minister says there cannot be any cuts to funding for breast cancer patients. Simon Harris says he intervened when he learned of new...

UHL Most Overcrowded Hospital Once Again

University Hospital Limerick is suffering from the highest levels of overcrowding in the country once again today. The INMO's latest trolley watch figures show there...

Hopes To Retain Clare Health Project

A national Traveller representative group says there's still hope of retaining a key health project in Clare, despite the closure of its parent organisation. The...

Latest Sport

Follow Us

37,604FansLike
3,721FollowersFollow
681FollowersFollow
14,835FollowersFollow
443SubscribersSubscribe