# kathleen-lynch - Monday 21 March, 2016
Kathleen Lynch has given a revealing interview in which she criticises the Health Minister.
# kathleen-lynch - Friday 29 January, 2016
Social Care Minister Kathleen Lynch issued a statement today addressing allegations of physical and sexual abuse at a state-backed foster home.
# kathleen-lynch - Wednesday 7 October, 2015
The INMO’s announcement comes on foot of an incident at the mental health unit of University Hospital Galway on Friday.
# kathleen-lynch - Friday 31 July, 2015
The announcement has been made by Health Minister Leo Varadkar.
# kathleen-lynch - Wednesday 22 July, 2015
Numerous shortcomings were found by a Hiqa report published yesterday.
The state’s mental health watchdog has found training for mental health service providers was inadequate.
# kathleen-lynch - Tuesday 14 July, 2015
Concerns have been raised about the possible closure of the Cleary Centre in Donegal Town.
# kathleen-lynch - Monday 29 June, 2015
The unit at St Patricks, Kilkenny, which houses 28 people, has been de-registered for up to 28 days over a number of concerns.
# kathleen-lynch - Wednesday 24 June, 2015
The level of uptake has been described as “phenomenal”.
The government wants to reduce suicide and self-harm by 10% over the next five years.
# kathleen-lynch - Wednesday 3 June, 2015
Patients will be transferred to a larger, more modern, hospital in Portrane.
# kathleen-lynch - Tuesday 26 May, 2015
They just couldn’t help themselves…
# kathleen-lynch - Friday 22 May, 2015
The women will be eligible for a range of health services from the start of July.
# kathleen-lynch - Wednesday 22 April, 2015
Ruth Coppinger wants the State to stop confiscating the tablets.
# kathleen-lynch - Thursday 2 April, 2015
Hospital waiting lists and overcrowding are among the biggest problems facing the health service.
# kathleen-lynch - Tuesday 10 March, 2015
Kathleen Lynch has been paid undisclosed damages.
# kathleen-lynch - Friday 13 February, 2015
Minister Kathleen Lynch said an extra €30 million is needed.
# kathleen-lynch - Thursday 12 February, 2015
“It’s not that the system isn’t sympathetic, it is – who wouldn’t be?”
# kathleen-lynch - Tuesday 16 December, 2014
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# kathleen-lynch - Saturday 29 November, 2014
The Mental Health Minister said occasionally wards would be full when beds were free.
# kathleen-lynch - Thursday 27 November, 2014
The Health Minister also ruled out a General Election in 2015.
# kathleen-lynch - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
Who told whom what, and when?
# kathleen-lynch - Wednesday 15 October, 2014
€35 million is being ring-fenced for the area as part of Budget 2015, but organisations are concerned that’s still €15 million short of what should be spent.
# kathleen-lynch - Sunday 5 October, 2014
There are concerns over the growing quantity of these drugs being illegally sold.
# kathleen-lynch - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
McNulty withdrew from the Seanad by-election yesterday.
# kathleen-lynch - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
Planning permission for the project could be decided upon in the first half of next year.
# kathleen-lynch - Sunday 14 September, 2014
Groups representing carers, elderly people and those on low incomes have called for a reduction but that’s not likely to happen in the next Budget.
# kathleen-lynch - Wednesday 10 September, 2014
Dublin City Council and Age Friendly Ireland have teamed up to try and improve the lives of Dublin’s elderly.
Today is World Suicide Awareness Day.
# kathleen-lynch - Thursday 17 July, 2014
The waiting time for funding increased from six to 12 weeks, while the number of people on the list rose by 500.
# kathleen-lynch - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
The new Gaeltacht minister isn’t fluent in Irish and the de-prioritisation of older people’s issues has been rubber-stamped; whole sections of society are being disenfranchised.
# kathleen-lynch - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
It comes after concerns over a change in her title today.
# kathleen-lynch - Monday 30 June, 2014
Speaking in the Dáil last week, Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald said that certain laws need to be updated before Ireland can ratify the EU Convention on domestic violence.
# kathleen-lynch - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
The Psychiatric Nurses Association say that the government’s roadmap for improvements in the sector needs to be overhauled.
The tool offers immediate access to a lower-intensity intervention and is implemented through healthcare professionals.
# kathleen-lynch - Sunday 22 June, 2014
Nine psychiatrists have withdrawn confidence in the clinical management of the mental health service in the Carlow-Kilkenny-South Tipperary.
# kathleen-lynch - Monday 26 May, 2014
John Whelan has said the party’s leadership has become out-of-touch with voters and arrogant.
# kathleen-lynch - Friday 23 May, 2014
The HSA has been called in to examine the unit at UCHG after the death of a patient last week.
# kathleen-lynch - Thursday 22 May, 2014
Kathleen Lynch was responding to allegations from Fianna Fáil TD Colm Keaveney, who yesterday expressed alarm at the “rapid deterioration” of services at University Hospital Galway.
# kathleen-lynch - Monday 12 May, 2014
In 2011, 25 out of 332 programmes of ECT were given to patients who were either unwilling or unable to give consent to the treatment.