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#Waiting Lists

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 17 August, 2022

Closure of Navan A&E is 'built into' HSE's 'fresh look' review, say local TDs
# Navan Hospital
# Navan Hospital

Closure of Navan A&E is 'built into' HSE's 'fresh look' review, say local TDs

Wed 12:05 AM 16,066 Views 8 Comments
  • A review group tasked to give a fresh look at the planned closure of the emergency department will be completed in "a few weeks".
  • Health Minister Stephen Donnelly asked the HSE to carry out a review of capacity levels in light of a number of concerns being raised.
  • However, opposition TDs have hit out against the wording of the terms of reference in which the review group is operating.

# waiting-lists - Thursday 14 July, 2022

1,500 surgeries expected for Irish patients at new Spanish hospital
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

1,500 surgeries expected for Irish patients at new Spanish hospital

Jul 14th 2022, 7:05 AM 35,788 Views 52 Comments

The treatment will be available because of the EU Cross Border Directive.

# waiting-lists - Monday 20 June, 2022

The Good Information Podcast: Healthcare - are we moving further away from the solution?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

The Good Information Podcast: Healthcare - are we moving further away from the solution?

Jun 20th 2022, 9:53 AM 3,507 Views 2 Comments

A majority of Irish people are pessimistic about the healthcare service, so what needs to change?

# waiting-lists - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Is Stephen Donnelly's €350m plan to tackle waiting lists this year actually working?
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Is Stephen Donnelly's €350m plan to tackle waiting lists this year actually working?

Jun 4th 2022, 6:30 AM 13,977 Views 28 Comments

“The whole point of waiting lists is that you can’t fix them in a year.”

# waiting-lists - Saturday 28 May, 2022

Woman whose daughter was put on 249-week hospital waiting list 'thought figure was a typo'
# Tullamore
# Tullamore

Woman whose daughter was put on 249-week hospital waiting list 'thought figure was a typo'

May 28th 2022, 12:05 AM 45,517 Views 47 Comments

A letter seen by The Journal states the waiting list for Midland Regional Hospital at Tullamore is “in excess of 249 weeks”.

# waiting-lists - Friday 25 February, 2022

Health Minister launches €350 million action plan to slash hospital waiting lists
# Waiting List Action Plan
# Waiting List Action Plan

Health Minister launches €350 million action plan to slash hospital waiting lists

Feb 25th 2022, 1:18 PM 9,340 Views 19 Comments

Stephen Donnelly said the plan will see 1.7 million people treated and removed from waiting lists, and reduce the total number by 18%.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 15 February, 2022

Waiting lists for children's surgeries to be tackled by extending operating theatre hours
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Waiting lists for children's surgeries to be tackled by extending operating theatre hours

Feb 15th 2022, 9:01 PM 14,461 Views 16 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said “far too many” children are waiting too long for orthopaedic surgery

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

'Not an issue of funding': Urgent surgery wait lists for children unacceptable, says Taoiseach
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

'Not an issue of funding': Urgent surgery wait lists for children unacceptable, says Taoiseach

Feb 2nd 2022, 3:30 PM 7,866 Views 8 Comments

Micheál Martin said record sums of money have been given to the HSE and to CHI.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 14 November, 2021

Children's hospitals forced to cancel surgeries for patients who are in 'increasing pain'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Children's hospitals forced to cancel surgeries for patients who are in 'increasing pain'

Nov 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 28,536 Views 19 Comments
  • High attendances at Emergency Departments forced hospitals to cancel non-urgent procedures, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • There has been an increase in cases of a respiratory virus among children aged 0-4.
  • Advocates have called for funding to expand theatre capacity and support recruitment.

# waiting-lists - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Consultants say orthopaedic care conditions for children are 'inadequate and chaotic'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Consultants say orthopaedic care conditions for children are 'inadequate and chaotic'

Nov 11th 2021, 2:25 PM 10,644 Views 7 Comments

Consultant paediatric orthopaedic surgeon Connor Green made a passionate plea to overhaul the system.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Plan to tackle healthcare waiting lists to be announced shortly, says Taoiseach
# Children's Health
# Children's Health

Plan to tackle healthcare waiting lists to be announced shortly, says Taoiseach

Sep 28th 2021, 7:58 PM 10,863 Views 35 Comments

There are more than 100,000 children on waiting lists for treatment, assessment and diagnostic tests.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds
# Women's Health Taskforce
# Women's Health Taskforce

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds

Sep 14th 2021, 3:35 PM 17,419 Views 9 Comments

Over 270 women aged 18 to 80 participated in discussions for a report commissioned by a Department of Health taskforce.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Over 3,500 on wait list for a detox bed, with over 140 residential beds still closed
# Rehab Wait
# Rehab Wait

Over 3,500 on wait list for a detox bed, with over 140 residential beds still closed

Apr 28th 2021, 12:01 AM 19,101 Views 38 Comments

Over 60% are on the waiting list for at least nine months.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

'We can't keep relying on other countries': HSE begins hiring experts to oversee service for trans youth
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'We can't keep relying on other countries': HSE begins hiring experts to oversee service for trans youth

Apr 20th 2021, 8:00 PM 11,558 Views 0 Comments

Teni has welcomed the fact that a consultant psychiatrist and a paediatric endocrinologist are being hired.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list
# National Gender Service
# National Gender Service

'The lack of medical support is a travesty': Trans people facing five-year healthcare waiting list

Mar 31st 2021, 6:00 AM 32,962 Views 0 Comments

On Transgender Day of Visibility, Teni CEO Éirénne Carroll talks to The Journal about access to healthcare in Ireland and worrying developments in the US.

# waiting-lists - Monday 25 January, 2021

Eye-care waiting lists continue to increase, with 23,700 waiting over a year
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Eye-care waiting lists continue to increase, with 23,700 waiting over a year

Jan 25th 2021, 1:22 PM 10,088 Views 7 Comments

Optometrists have offered to help the Government with the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Over 612,000 people waiting on outpatient hospital care
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Over 612,000 people waiting on outpatient hospital care

Nov 15th 2020, 3:03 PM 17,460 Views 28 Comments

The outpatient waiting list has grown by nearly 45,600 since last year.

# waiting-lists - 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 22,565 Views 64 Comments

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

# waiting-lists - 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 9,710 Views 26 Comments

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

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million
# Covid Committee
# Covid Committee

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million

Updated Jun 2nd 2020, 3:03 PM 25,259 Views 40 Comments

‘A fire alarm went off and we sent four fire tenders, and people are saying now we should only have sent three,’ the secretary general said.

# waiting-lists - 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 18,273 Views 33 Comments

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

# waiting-lists - 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 16,194 Views 88 Comments

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

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'Enough is enough': 94% of IMO consultants and doctors vote for industrial action
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'Enough is enough': 94% of IMO consultants and doctors vote for industrial action

Dec 17th 2019, 9:04 PM 12,523 Views 31 Comments

The IMO said its key demand is an end to the “unjustifiable pay inequality” faced by consultants.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'

Nov 6th 2019, 5:58 PM 15,262 Views 23 Comments

Over 100 people were affected by the HSE’s error.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'

Sep 21st 2019, 3:38 PM 20,709 Views 57 Comments

About one million patients in Ireland are on waiting lists to see a consultant.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Post pulled by the HSE as recruitment freeze goes on resulting in longer waiting times for patients
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Post pulled by the HSE as recruitment freeze goes on resulting in longer waiting times for patients

Jul 21st 2019, 9:30 PM 25,851 Views 20 Comments

Experienced physiotherapists were told last week vacant positions offered out had now been cancelled.

# waiting-lists - 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 10,743 Views 41 Comments

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

# waiting-lists - 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 10,584 Views 52 Comments

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

# waiting-lists - Friday 14 December, 2018

In Ireland, there is a 'widespread assumption' that your local TD or councillor can help you get a council house
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

In Ireland, there is a 'widespread assumption' that your local TD or councillor can help you get a council house

Dec 14th 2018, 12:08 PM 34,910 Views 67 Comments

A new report outlines a number of issues with local authority housing waiting lists in Ireland.

# waiting-lists - Monday 26 November, 2018

'Walking into a crisis': 61 psychiatrist posts are vacant around the country
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Walking into a crisis': 61 psychiatrist posts are vacant around the country

Nov 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 29,921 Views 17 Comments

Cork and Kerry are worst impacted.

# waiting-lists - 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 9,580 Views 39 Comments

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

# waiting-lists - Saturday 3 November, 2018

More than 1,600 children and teens waiting over a year for psychology appointments
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

More than 1,600 children and teens waiting over a year for psychology appointments

Nov 3rd 2018, 6:22 PM 11,450 Views 44 Comments

The HSE figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s mental health spokesperson James Browne.

# waiting-lists - Friday 2 November, 2018

Healy-Rae sends patients to Belfast for hip and knee replacements to avoid a four-year wait
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Healy-Rae sends patients to Belfast for hip and knee replacements to avoid a four-year wait

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:01 AM 57,412 Views 110 Comments

Patients can get the surgery in Belfast in a couple of months.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Patients to be told how long they'll spend on a waiting list under new 'guarantee' scheme
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Patients to be told how long they'll spend on a waiting list under new 'guarantee' scheme

Aug 8th 2018, 2:52 PM 18,634 Views 67 Comments

The waiting list guarantee policy will kick in next year.

'A national scandal': Almost one million on health waiting lists in first half of year
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'A national scandal': Almost one million on health waiting lists in first half of year

Aug 8th 2018, 7:30 AM 12,380 Views 65 Comments

There were 997,258 patient appointments outstanding in the first half of the year.

# waiting-lists - Monday 16 July, 2018

Attempt to remove patients from hospital waiting lists 'a national disgrace', National Association of GPs says
# Health Fail
# Health Fail

Attempt to remove patients from hospital waiting lists 'a national disgrace', National Association of GPs says

Jul 16th 2018, 1:18 PM 17,526 Views 42 Comments

It’s claimed that the most vulnerable in society are being affected

# waiting-lists - 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 7,697 Views 39 Comments

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

# waiting-lists - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Here's the plan to reduce waiting lists for tonsil, knee, hip and cataract operations
# Government Promise
# Government Promise

Here's the plan to reduce waiting lists for tonsil, knee, hip and cataract operations

Apr 12th 2018, 10:31 PM 17,393 Views 33 Comments

The government is pledging to reduce the number of people waiting over 9 months for a hospital operation.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'We're terrified': Parents of sick children to hold vigil outside Crumlin hospital over trolley crisis
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'We're terrified': Parents of sick children to hold vigil outside Crumlin hospital over trolley crisis

Feb 11th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,341 Views 24 Comments

One mother spoke to TheJournal.ie about the battle her child with Cystic Fibrosis has faced.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years

Jan 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,489 Views 28 Comments

Temple Street says it currently has access to only one consultant cardiologist, with that consultant “only commissioned to one clinic per week”.

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