In order to provide patients with much more safety, during the RTÉ's Prime Time program last night, Minister for Health Dr James Reilly announced to reorganize the entire system. He said that the present medical system is quite unsafe and therefore there is an immediate need to look after it.
As per recent reports, it has been revealed that troika will be supervising the health spending. Health Minister James Reilly announced about the same and affirmed that troika may join by this budget year.
It has been said that troika's surveillance of health is among the steps implied on the government. As far as this new requirement is concerned then the government will need to present monthly report of health spending.
Health Minister James Reilly has thought of a different solution in order to make the anti-smoking drive more successful. According to Reilly, each cigarette must cost _1 so that it becomes difficult for smokers to spend so much. He added that an expensive cigarette will make the smokers to think twice before buying one.
"We have heard nothing. In fact, I have written once again this week to the Minister for Health James Reilly requesting the report and raising my concerns", says Gerard O'Donnell, who represents Savita's husband Praveen.
Thalidomide survivors are again in news with the recent decision of the Irish Thalidomide Association to take its case to the High Court to gain compensation for Thalidomide survivors.
The Health Service Executive has released its latest report, which says that waiting times in Irish hospitals for elective or planned procedures have been on increase once again. This in turn has again raised concerns amidst health experts.