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#James Browne

# james-browne - Sunday 11 August, 2019

No mental health beds for children in 19 counties forcing them into adult units or waiting in A&Es

The matter needs to be addressed urgently, according to Fianna Fáil’s James Browne.

# james-browne - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

'Patients will suffer': Psychiatric nurses' overtime ban reinstated after pay talks break down

Fianna Fáil TD James Browne said the overtime ban will lead to service disruption and cancellations for patients.

# james-browne - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Minister seeks 'greater clarification' on suicide clauses in life assurance policies

When asked if he would make such clauses in policies illegal, Paschal Donohoe said he wanted to delve into the matter further.

# james-browne - Sunday 30 September, 2018

HSE spend on agency staff in mental health services rose €38m in last four years

Close to €13 million was spent in the first three months of this year on agency staff.

# james-browne - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Minister to draft emergency legislation after court finds part of mental health law is unconstitutional

Under the current law, patients can be detained under renewal orders for periods not exceeding six and 12 months.

# james-browne - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'The de facto detained are still there': Voluntary patients still held without review due to delays in law reform

Three years ago the government committed to overhauling Ireland’s mental health laws – we’re still waiting.

# james-browne - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

NUI Galway students vote to scrap controversial Rag Week Rag Week This post contains videos

NUI Galway students vote to scrap controversial Rag Week

The Students’ Union council votes by 107 votes to 7 to scrap the event, in exchange for extra cash towards student hardship funds.