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#Roscommon Hospital

# roscommon-hospital - Monday 6 March, 2017

"Fully vindicated" - Frank Feighan is set to contest the next election for Fine Gael
# To Be Frank
# To Be Frank

"Fully vindicated" - Frank Feighan is set to contest the next election for Fine Gael

Mar 6th 2017, 11:52 AM 13,302 Views 38 Comments

Feighan had chosen to not contest last year’s general election after spending nine years in Dáil Éireann.

# roscommon-hospital - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'I’ve gone to funerals where mourners would refuse to shake my hand'
# Downgraded
# Downgraded

'I’ve gone to funerals where mourners would refuse to shake my hand'

Dec 27th 2015, 9:30 PM 60,957 Views 158 Comments

Fine Gael TD Frank Feighan opens up about a turbulent four years that convinced him to retire from politics.

# roscommon-hospital - Monday 28 September, 2015

Ming seeks compensation from Fine Gael TD over Irish Times interview
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Ming seeks compensation from Fine Gael TD over Irish Times interview

Sep 28th 2015, 5:26 PM 23,678 Views 0 Comments

Luke Ming Flanagan has taken legal action against former constituency rival Frank Feighan.

# roscommon-hospital - Monday 13 July, 2015

Another TD hangs up his hat: Frank Feighan won't be running for Fine Gael
# Time To Go
# Time To Go

Another TD hangs up his hat: Frank Feighan won't be running for Fine Gael

Jul 13th 2015, 8:14 PM 14,396 Views 98 Comments

He came under fire for backing the closure of the emergency department at Roscommon Hospital.

# roscommon-hospital - Friday 22 May, 2015

'A shambles': Hospital being charged €6,000 a week for x-ray reading by consultants
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

'A shambles': Hospital being charged €6,000 a week for x-ray reading by consultants

May 22nd 2015, 6:01 AM 13,605 Views 27 Comments

The Saolta hospital group has failed to fill a vacancy that has been open since the beginning of this year.

# roscommon-hospital - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Fine Gael TD says Roscommon Hospital is safer - opposition TDs say situation's worse
# Emergency Department
# Emergency Department

Fine Gael TD says Roscommon Hospital is safer - opposition TDs say situation's worse

Mar 18th 2014, 6:11 PM 9,443 Views 43 Comments

Consultants at the hospital said this week that the hospital is providing a safer service since the closure of the Emergency Department.

# roscommon-hospital - Sunday 23 June, 2013

'Staffing still a problem' at Roscommon psychiatric unit
# Roscommon Hospital
# Roscommon Hospital

'Staffing still a problem' at Roscommon psychiatric unit

Jun 23rd 2013, 2:48 PM 4,730 Views 27 Comments

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

# roscommon-hospital - Friday 21 June, 2013

TD slams 'chaotic' plan to move MORE patients into struggling psychiatric unit
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

TD slams 'chaotic' plan to move MORE patients into struggling psychiatric unit

Jun 21st 2013, 7:05 PM 3,612 Views 6 Comments

Denis Naughten has demanded an immediate audit of staffing levels, saying it’s clear the current levels are inadequate.

HSE to meet with interest groups over 'mayhem' at Roscommon Hospital unit
# Psychiatric Care
# Psychiatric Care

HSE to meet with interest groups over 'mayhem' at Roscommon Hospital unit

Jun 21st 2013, 8:14 AM 4,331 Views 17 Comments

Concerns have been raised about safety at the psychiatric care unit at the hospital following the recent death of a mother-of-two and a number of assaults on staff and patients.

# roscommon-hospital - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

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

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

Jun 19th 2013, 4:40 PM 15,609 Views 45 Comments

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.

# roscommon-hospital - Friday 14 June, 2013

Death of mum-of-two sparks calls for inquiry into Roscommon psychiatric care
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Death of mum-of-two sparks calls for inquiry into Roscommon psychiatric care

Jun 14th 2013, 6:00 PM 17,189 Views 11 Comments

There have also been a number of assaults on staff in the hospital in recent weeks.

# roscommon-hospital - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Ambulance service defends actions after teen's death in two-hour journey
# Ambulance
# Ambulance

Ambulance service defends actions after teen's death in two-hour journey

Jul 19th 2012, 9:06 PM 10,026 Views 48 Comments

The National Ambulance Service says it followed all correct protocols, and says the shortest route isn’t always the best one.

'People are dying' - pleas for a basic emergency service in Roscommon after death of teen
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

'People are dying' - pleas for a basic emergency service in Roscommon after death of teen

Jul 19th 2012, 12:21 PM 4,691 Views 45 Comments

Roscommon Hospital Action Committee has said that there are people dying because of the decision to remove emergency services from the hospital.

# roscommon-hospital - Sunday 7 August, 2011

HSE agency staff ban 'will force more shutdowns like Roscommon'
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

HSE agency staff ban 'will force more shutdowns like Roscommon'

Aug 7th 2011, 6:33 PM 521 Views 14 Comments

Emergency departments in several more smaller hospitals could be forced to close, a medical association has warned.

# roscommon-hospital - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Mayor defends calling local residents 'spineless' in four-letter Facebook rant
# Facebook
# Facebook

Mayor defends calling local residents 'spineless' in four-letter Facebook rant

Aug 3rd 2011, 10:58 AM 1,639 Views 26 Comments

Boyle mayor Jane Suffin said she hopes the criticisms will be a “wake-up call” to her constituents.

# roscommon-hospital - Saturday 16 July, 2011

Taoiseach will not attend Connacht Final
# Nowhere To Hyde
# Nowhere To Hyde

Taoiseach will not attend Connacht Final

Jul 16th 2011, 1:48 PM 538 Views 18 Comments

But it’s nothing to do with the planned protest against the closure of A&E services at Roscommon hospital, insists Enda Kenny.

# roscommon-hospital - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Mortality figures at Roscommon hospital disputed
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Mortality figures at Roscommon hospital disputed

Jul 12th 2011, 5:09 PM 710 Views 13 Comments

The government has been accused of misleading the public – and the HSE has admitted that HIQA inspectors never visited Roscommon Hospital before compiling their reports.

# roscommon-hospital - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Enda Kenny 'regrets confusion' over hospital election promises
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Enda Kenny 'regrets confusion' over hospital election promises

Jul 10th 2011, 6:35 PM 1,408 Views 31 Comments

The Taoiseach has insisted he was forced to backtrack on campaign pledges by safety fears at Roscommon A&E.

Enda Kenny made election pledge to protect Roscommon A&E
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Enda Kenny made election pledge to protect Roscommon A&E

Jul 10th 2011, 12:17 PM 1,242 Views 10 Comments

The Taoiseach promised to “defend” the hospital’s emergency ward, which will be closed tomorrow.

# roscommon-hospital - Friday 8 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 8th 2011, 6:51 PM 1,326 Views 3 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

Downsizing of small hospitals 'not yet agreed', says Reilly
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Downsizing of small hospitals 'not yet agreed', says Reilly

Jul 8th 2011, 4:56 PM 713 Views 21 Comments

The Health Minister insisted plans to reduce services at regional hospitals are still “being discussed”.

# roscommon-hospital - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Denis Naughten loses Fine Gael whip over Roscommon Hospital vote
# Roscommon Hospital
# Roscommon Hospital

Denis Naughten loses Fine Gael whip over Roscommon Hospital vote

Jul 7th 2011, 4:00 PM 1,728 Views 23 Comments

Naughten loses whip for voting against his party on the hospital cuts, while Frank Feighan faces the wrath of constituents for voting ‘Yes’.

# roscommon-hospital - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Govt wins Roscommon Hospital vote amid cuts protest outside Dáil
# Roscommon Hospital
# Roscommon Hospital

Govt wins Roscommon Hospital vote amid cuts protest outside Dáil

Jul 6th 2011, 8:46 PM 626 Views 12 Comments

Tense scenes in the Dáil ahead of this evening’s vote on cutting Roscommon’s emergency department.

Roscommon hospital protesters take the fight to Government
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Roscommon hospital protesters take the fight to Government

Jul 6th 2011, 10:31 AM 376 Views 6 Comments

A protest will take place outside Leinster House tonight – amid claims the cardiac death rate in Roscommon hospital is four times that in Galway.

# roscommon-hospital - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

Roscommon Hospital A&E to close Monday
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Roscommon Hospital A&E to close Monday

Jul 5th 2011, 10:01 PM 2,677 Views 14 Comments

The emergency unit is being replaced by an ‘urgent care unit’, but what does that mean? What can it treat?

Rogue protester disrupts trains by chaining himself to bridge
# One Man Protest
# One Man Protest

Rogue protester disrupts trains by chaining himself to bridge

Jul 5th 2011, 1:01 PM 927 Views 12 Comments

Man chains himself to Athlone bridge in one-man protest over cuts at Roscommon Hospital.

# roscommon-hospital - Friday 1 July, 2011

Junior doctor shortage looming in ten days' time, warns Minister
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Junior doctor shortage looming in ten days' time, warns Minister

Jul 1st 2011, 9:42 AM 1,603 Views 22 Comments

Dr James Reilly said more than 200 posts are still unfilled as he revealed plans to shut down A&E services at one hospital.

# roscommon-hospital - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

Roscommon farmer killed by falling trailer
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Roscommon farmer killed by falling trailer

Mar 8th 2011, 1:20 PM 933 Views 0 Comments

Death is third to occur on Irish farms so far this year.

# roscommon-hospital - Saturday 14 August, 2010

Hospital protest
# HSE
# HSE

Hospital protest

Aug 14th 2010, 11:54 AM 191 Views 0 Comments