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#Irish Hospital Consultants Association

# irish-hospital-consultants-association - Tuesday 24 August, 2021

Call for urgent increase in mental health funding to tackle ‘perfect storm’
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Call for urgent increase in mental health funding to tackle ‘perfect storm’

Aug 24th 2021, 1:19 PM 9,252 Views 4 Comments

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association is calling for an immediate increase of 300 acute adult psychiatric inpatient beds.

# irish-hospital-consultants-association - Friday 20 August, 2021

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

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.

# irish-hospital-consultants-association - Friday 13 December, 2019

'Extremely distressing': Children's chemotherapy sessions at Crumlin Hospital postponed due to bed shortages
# Service Pressures
# Service Pressures

'Extremely distressing': Children's chemotherapy sessions at Crumlin Hospital postponed due to bed shortages

Dec 13th 2019, 7:59 PM 22,579 Views 40 Comments

The hospital said admissions dates are periodically changed due to issues such as the demand on available beds.

# irish-hospital-consultants-association - Monday 22 July, 2019

Over 47,000 children waiting to see a specialist due to consultants shortage
# Paediatrician
# Paediatrician

Over 47,000 children waiting to see a specialist due to consultants shortage

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:28 AM 9,206 Views 29 Comments

Of that number, 1,989 children in Ireland are waiting to see a paediatric surgeon.

# irish-hospital-consultants-association - Monday 15 May, 2017

Concern about doctors without specialist training filling consultant posts
# Healthcare
# 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.

# irish-hospital-consultants-association - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Acute and mental health services on 'the brink of collapse'
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Acute and mental health services on 'the brink of collapse'

Oct 4th 2014, 2:37 PM 7,045 Views 22 Comments

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association is called for increased funding for hospital consultants in Budget 2015.

# irish-hospital-consultants-association - Saturday 12 October, 2013

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

# irish-hospital-consultants-association - Monday 17 September, 2012

Consultants' talks at LRC end eight hours after deadline
# Health Talks
# Health Talks

Consultants' talks at LRC end eight hours after deadline

Sep 17th 2012, 8:10 AM 3,443 Views 23 Comments

Talks between the Department, HSE, doctors and consultants were due to wrap up at midnight but continued until nearly 8am.

# irish-hospital-consultants-association - Thursday 13 September, 2012

Consultants agree to LRC talks on Department of Health budget
# Health
# Health

Consultants agree to LRC talks on Department of Health budget

Sep 13th 2012, 2:39 PM 4,293 Views 51 Comments

Hospital consultants will discuss workplace reforms and flexibilities as the Department of Health tries to rein in spending.