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# ihca - Friday 20 August, 2021

Hospital waiting lists top 900,000 for the first time as consultants warn of worsening crisis
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Hospital waiting lists top 900,000 for the first time as consultants warn of worsening crisis

Aug 20th 2021, 7:45 PM 23,347 Views 45 Comments

Figures released today show 908,519 people in Ireland are on a waiting list for care.

# ihca - Friday 10 July, 2020

Over 584,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month
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# Waiting Lists

Over 584,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month

Jul 10th 2020, 9:14 PM 9,694 Views 26 Comments

The public health service has come under pressure in recent months as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# ihca - Saturday 16 May, 2020

Consultants call for increase in hospital bed capacity
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# IHCA

Consultants call for increase in hospital bed capacity

May 16th 2020, 3:39 PM 21,640 Views 19 Comments

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association has warned that waiting lists will continue to grow amid the coronavirus response.

# ihca - Friday 13 March, 2020

Almost 560,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Almost 560,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month

Mar 13th 2020, 9:31 PM 18,243 Views 33 Comments

The figures come at a time when the coronavirus is putting pressure on the public health system.

# ihca - Friday 14 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 14th 2020, 10:23 PM 16,178 Views 88 Comments

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
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# Crisis

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

Jan 10th 2020, 9:20 PM 9,321 Views 30 Comments

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'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

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

Sep 21st 2019, 3:38 PM 20,657 Views 57 Comments

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'
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# Health Insurance

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

Sep 2nd 2019, 7:31 PM 20,564 Views 25 Comments

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
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# Healthcare

Concern about doctors without specialist training filling consultant posts

May 15th 2017, 10:37 AM 13,059 Views 44 Comments

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
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# Hospitals

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

Oct 12th 2013, 5:43 PM 5,686 Views 45 Comments

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.