Welcome to our new Health Minister – Dr James Reilly

As was widely expected, Fine Gael’s Dr James Reilly has been appointed Minister for Health in the new coalition Government (Irishhealth.com) Dr Reilly was first elected to the Dail in 2007 and was appointed Fine Gael health spokesman shortly afterwards. He was appointed the party’s Deputy Leader last July. He … Continue reading

Fine Gael to end Hospital Consultant massive earnings

According to the irishhealth.com, Fine Gael’s health spokesperson Dr James Reilly has warned that massive earnings by some hospital consultants would end under the party’s universal health insurance (UHI) plan. Under both Fine Gael and Labour’s health service plans, everyone in the population would be insured for the same level … Continue reading

New Maternity Hospital

A new Maternity Hospital planned for Sandyford has finally received approval for planning permission. The new state of the art maternity hospital will be in Sandyford and will exist for women and children’s hospital needs. It will hold 127 single patient rooms with the divisions being paediatric, maternity and gynaecolgy … Continue reading