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#Psychiatric Unit

# psychiatric-unit - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Litter, cigarette butts and cut hair observed on the floor of adult psychiatric unit

The review of the Jonathan Swift Clinic found a number of failings.

# psychiatric-unit - Friday 20 February, 2015

'Lax' response by Cavan hospital to electro-shock blunder

An inspection found a patient was not given the proper muscle relaxant before being shocked.

# psychiatric-unit - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Galway psychiatric unit "an accident waiting to happen" Mental Health This post contains videos

Galway psychiatric unit "an accident waiting to happen"

TD Denis Naughten hit out at James Reilly today but the Health Minister said problems outlined in a recent audit are already being addressed.

# psychiatric-unit - Friday 14 February, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about power outages, top-ups and LOVE.

# psychiatric-unit - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Psychiatric unit placed CCTV in patients' bedrooms

An inspection report also found that one care unit provided an “institutionalised and socially impoverished” environment for residents.

# psychiatric-unit - Sunday 23 June, 2013

'Staffing still a problem' at Roscommon psychiatric unit

Minister of State Kathleen Lynch said there have been some “blockages” to implementing the government’s Vision for Change at the hospital.

# psychiatric-unit - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

The one Roscommon nurse out on sick leave was assaulted by patient, says PNA

The Psychiatric Nurses Association denies the Taoiseach’s claims that a staffing crisis at Roscommon County Hospital’s psychiatric unit has been caused by sick leave.

'High levels of sick leave' at Roscommon psychiatric unit, Taoiseach says

Enda Kenny says that no patient is denied treatment at the unit, after reports that a suicidal man was turned away due to a staffing crisis.

# psychiatric-unit - Saturday 15 June, 2013

'You've done nothing': Calls for junior minister Kathleen Lynch to resign

The Psychiatric Nurses Association of Ireland said they asked the TD to make the Rosommon psychiatry unit safe.

# psychiatric-unit - Tuesday 28 June, 2011

Man charged and named over Cavan hospital death

An 82-year-old man was found dead in Cavan General Hospital yesterday.