A PROTEST AT ROSCOMMON County Hospital is due to take place today. The demonstration is over the hospital’s possible closure or a downgrade of services. Yesterday, the HSE announced plans to cut temporary staff across services in the west of Ireland in a bid to tackle the €90 million deficit project for this year. Consultations between hospital management and the HSE West is due to take place in the coming weeks through the Labour Relations Commission.
# health-crisis - Thursday 8 August, 2013
IMO is still balloting junior doctors on industrial action today.
# health-crisis - Tuesday 14 August, 2012
Sports Minister said his comments at Team Ireland homecoming about money spent on sport being “better than putting it into hospitals” was meant to highlight importance of exercise in keeping nation healthy.
# health-crisis - Tuesday 12 July, 2011
# health-crisis - Thursday 7 July, 2011
Naughten loses whip for voting against his party on the hospital cuts, while Frank Feighan faces the wrath of constituents for voting ‘Yes’.
# health-crisis - Wednesday 6 July, 2011
Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation new mobile phone updater allows you to see how many patients are on trolleys around the country at any given time. It makes for stark reading.
# health-crisis - Friday 1 July, 2011
One young medic describes the sometimes nightmarish world of hospital staff shortages to TheJournal.ie.
Dr James Reilly said more than 200 posts are still unfilled as he revealed plans to shut down A&E services at one hospital.
# health-crisis - Friday 7 January, 2011
Dead birds, dead sick, dead lucky – the highlights of the week in pictures.
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# health-crisis - Thursday 6 January, 2011
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says the health service crisis saw a record number of people waiting on hospital trolleys yesterday.
# health-crisis - Thursday 7 October, 2010
A day after it was revealed that a 14-year-old was placed in an adult mental health unit, the HSE confirms that teens have been frequently put in adult facilities this year because of a lack of juvenile places.
# health-crisis - Wednesday 6 October, 2010
HSE defends “exceptional” case in Waterford but Psychiatric Nurses Association say two children a week are ending up in adult unit.
Meanwhile the HSE begin to seek up to 6,000 voluntary redundancies.
# health-crisis - Friday 1 October, 2010
The levy will apply to each prescription item collected by a patient.
# health-crisis - Saturday 14 August, 2010
# health-crisis - Friday 6 August, 2010
AN INDEPENDENT inquiry into safety issues and quality of care at Cork’s Mallow General Hospital is to be established, according to reports by RTÉ.
A number of complaints about the hospital, which serves serves a population of around 90,000 people, were passed on to the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA).
Both the HSE and the Minister for Health Mary Harney have been notified about the pending inquiry, which will be conducted by HIQA.
The inquiry is being established under Section 9 of the Health Act 2007.