Patient survey reveals hospital shortcomings

Patient survey reveals hospital shortcomings

Almost three in four patients who needed to be admitted to Irish hospitals had to wait longer than the Government's target waiting time of six hours, a major new survey has shown. And almost half of patients did not receive enough information to manage their condition after they were discharged from hospital. The findings were cont...

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PE to be Leaving Cert exam subject

PE to be Leaving Cert exam subject

Physical Education (PE) is to be made a Leaving Cert examination subject, the Department of Education has confirmed. The subject will be available at both ordinary and higher level and will be examined for the first time in 2020. The Department of Education is now inviting schools to apply to be part of the pilot first phase, which...

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