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#IHCA

# ihca - Friday 14 February, 2020

More than 556,000 waiting for first outpatient consultation as figures continue to rise

The figures have grown by over 33,000 since January last year.

# ihca - Friday 10 January, 2020

Waiting list figures on the rise as more than 550,000 patients waiting for an appointment

The IHCA criticised the latest figures and said the Government had failed to meet its own 2019 targets.

# ihca - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'

About one million patients in Ireland are on waiting lists to see a consultant.

# ihca - Monday 2 September, 2019

Consultants say removing private care from public hospitals is ignoring 'the elephant in the room'

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association has said capacity issues need to be urgently addressed.

# ihca - Monday 15 May, 2017

Concern about doctors without specialist training filling consultant posts

Consultants say these doctors do not have the expertise necessary to make the right decisions for patients.

# ihca - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Consultants' association: HSE being driven by Troika demands, not patient welfare

The president of the IHCA also said that the HSE’s “unsympathetic” traits have led to action like the junior doctors’ strike which has created tensions among the ranks.