Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 7°C Sunday 23 January 2022

#NTPF

# ntpf - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Over 600,000 people waiting for first outpatient consultation
# Public Hospitals
# Public Hospitals

Over 600,000 people waiting for first outpatient consultation

Aug 15th 2020, 7:43 AM 22,545 Views 64 Comments

Delays created by the Covid-19 pandemic have resulted in a backlog of cases.

# ntpf - Friday 10 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 10th 2020, 9:14 PM 9,697 Views 26 Comments

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

# ntpf - 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 18,249 Views 33 Comments

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

# ntpf - Friday 14 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 14th 2020, 10:23 PM 16,180 Views 88 Comments

The figures have grown by over 33,000 since January last year.

# ntpf - Friday 14 June, 2019

'Disgrace': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

'Disgrace': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments

Jun 14th 2019, 5:50 PM 10,726 Views 41 Comments

556,411 patients were waiting for their first outpatient consultation at the end of May.

# ntpf - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Have you been on a hospital waiting list for six months? Here are the government's latest plans
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

Have you been on a hospital waiting list for six months? Here are the government's latest plans

Mar 12th 2019, 1:06 PM 23,623 Views 14 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris has published a new plan aimed at reducing waiting times for patients.

# ntpf - Friday 15 February, 2019

'Simply appalling': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments
# Record Numbers
# Record Numbers

'Simply appalling': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments

Feb 15th 2019, 6:28 PM 10,567 Views 52 Comments

Figures could rise again next month, due to the fallout from the nurses’ strike.

# ntpf - Friday 16 November, 2018

Simon Harris acknowledges there is 'more work to be done' as inpatient waiting lists fall across Ireland
# Daycase Access Plan
# Daycase Access Plan

Simon Harris acknowledges there is 'more work to be done' as inpatient waiting lists fall across Ireland

Nov 16th 2018, 6:14 PM 9,569 Views 39 Comments

The number of patients waiting more than 9 months for treatment has reduced by 38%.

# ntpf - Friday 12 October, 2018

Number of people on hospital waiting lists reached over half a million last month
# NTPF
# NTPF

Number of people on hospital waiting lists reached over half a million last month

Oct 12th 2018, 6:46 PM 9,440 Views 51 Comments

The NTPF’s figures also found that there had been a decrease of 1,471 patients waiting for an appointment for elective surgery

# ntpf - Thursday 14 June, 2018

There are more people on hospital waiting lists than ever before
# Since Records Began
# Since Records Began

There are more people on hospital waiting lists than ever before

Jun 14th 2018, 2:31 PM 7,681 Views 39 Comments

More than half a million people are on outpatient waiting lists however the number of inpatients waiting has fallen slightly.

# ntpf - Sunday 13 August, 2017

'Scandalous': The number of children waiting over 18 months for appointments rises by 450%
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'Scandalous': The number of children waiting over 18 months for appointments rises by 450%

Aug 13th 2017, 5:10 PM 11,484 Views 55 Comments

A total of 52,257 child patients were waiting at any length of time for their first appointment at the end of July.

# ntpf - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Simon Harris wants to remove HSE managers 'who don't measure up' from their roles
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Simon Harris wants to remove HSE managers 'who don't measure up' from their roles

Feb 9th 2017, 7:34 AM 17,635 Views 110 Comments

His comments follow Monday’s night RTÉ Investigates programme, which revealed hidden waiting list figures.

# ntpf - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

There were more patients on trolleys last month than in any July in the past decade
# HSE
# HSE

There were more patients on trolleys last month than in any July in the past decade

Aug 10th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,519 Views 15 Comments

However, in a statement to TheJournal.ie, the HSE disputed the INMO narrative, saying that the trolley count for yesterday showed an an overall reduction compared to the same date last year.

# ntpf - Monday 28 September, 2015

Kilkenny surgeon accused of removing women's wombs 'inappropriately' says he made the 'right decisions'
# Peter Van Geene
# Peter Van Geene

Kilkenny surgeon accused of removing women's wombs 'inappropriately' says he made the 'right decisions'

Sep 28th 2015, 4:30 PM 25,269 Views 0 Comments

Dr Peter van Geene has been giving his side of events at a Medical Council Fitness to Practice inquiry.

# ntpf - Monday 8 April, 2013

12-month figures show near 30pc drop in patients waiting nine months
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

12-month figures show near 30pc drop in patients waiting nine months

Apr 8th 2013, 7:49 PM 4,413 Views 24 Comments

The latest figures from the patient treatment register have shown a drop of nearly 30 per cent in patients waiting more than nine months, when compared with March 2012.

# ntpf - Monday 4 March, 2013

Over half of public hospitals have people waiting 12 months for surgery
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Over half of public hospitals have people waiting 12 months for surgery

Mar 4th 2013, 6:45 AM 3,372 Views 9 Comments

Department of Health figures show people still waiting over a year for inpatient procedures – well past an original deadline.

# ntpf - Thursday 1 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Dec 1st 2011, 7:48 PM 3,590 Views 1 Comment

Catch up on the day’s biggest news stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

Hundreds of patients referred to private fund – only to be seen by same consultant
# Consultants
# Consultants

Hundreds of patients referred to private fund – only to be seen by same consultant

Dec 1st 2011, 12:19 PM 3,922 Views 31 Comments

Hundreds of consultants referred patients to the National Treatment Purchase Fund – and ended up treating them a second time.

# ntpf - Friday 29 July, 2011

No patient to wait longer than 12 months for treatment
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

No patient to wait longer than 12 months for treatment

Jul 29th 2011, 7:59 AM 460 Views 10 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly has instructed all public hospitals to ensure by the end of 2011 that no patient is waiting more than a year – if they don’t, their budgets will be cut.

# ntpf - Saturday 21 August, 2010

Waiting times for child heart patients increase
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Waiting times for child heart patients increase

Aug 21st 2010, 11:29 AM 262 Views 0 Comments

Waiting times for children suffering from heart conditions rise 37% at Our Lady’s Hospital in Crumlin.