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#Irish Hospital Consultants Association

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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