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#Waiting Lists

# waiting-lists - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Minister: Trust me, I'm aware of cases like Lucy
# Medical Cards
# Medical Cards

Minister: Trust me, I'm aware of cases like Lucy

Feb 12th 2015, 1:46 PM 17,594 Views 57 Comments

“It’s not that the system isn’t sympathetic, it is – who wouldn’t be?”

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

12 month delays for MRI scans 'putting lives at risk'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

12 month delays for MRI scans 'putting lives at risk'

Feb 10th 2015, 6:09 PM 15,179 Views 33 Comments

7,000 people have been waiting for a scan for more than one year.

# waiting-lists - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Varadkar: Running health service is like feeding the 5,000 with loaves and fish
# HSE Service Plan
# HSE Service Plan

Varadkar: Running health service is like feeding the 5,000 with loaves and fish

Nov 27th 2014, 4:40 PM 13,557 Views 59 Comments

The Health Minister also ruled out a General Election in 2015.

How will the HSE tackle waiting lists next year?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

How will the HSE tackle waiting lists next year?

Nov 27th 2014, 9:01 AM 8,954 Views 20 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# waiting-lists - Monday 3 November, 2014

'We're gravely concerned': Nurses at Naas Hospital to protest severe overcrowding
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

'We're gravely concerned': Nurses at Naas Hospital to protest severe overcrowding

Nov 3rd 2014, 5:38 PM 9,932 Views 10 Comments

INMO has said its members are “extremely worried at what lies ahead for the winter months”.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Nursing home waiting lists are 'spiralling out of control'
# Fair Deal
# Fair Deal

Nursing home waiting lists are 'spiralling out of control'

Oct 29th 2014, 10:50 PM 11,893 Views 35 Comments

Over 2,100 people are on the HSE’s Fair Deal waiting list.

# waiting-lists - Friday 24 October, 2014

Varadkar: Clearly if Mr Kelleher was minister, things would be much worse
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Varadkar: Clearly if Mr Kelleher was minister, things would be much worse

Oct 24th 2014, 7:05 PM 7,905 Views 12 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher criticised the Health Minister’s approach to HSE waiting lists, with 41,600 people waiting more than a year for an outpatient appointment.

# waiting-lists - Monday 6 October, 2014

John Crown: 'It's quite plausible that the HSE would try to minimise the appearance of waiting lists'
# Memo
# Memo

John Crown: 'It's quite plausible that the HSE would try to minimise the appearance of waiting lists'

Oct 6th 2014, 10:54 PM 12,744 Views 32 Comments

The HSE has denied that staff are being encouraged to manipulate waiting lists.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 5 October, 2014

'Serious allegations' of rigged waiting lists to be pursued by Department of Health
# Patients
# Patients

'Serious allegations' of rigged waiting lists to be pursued by Department of Health

Oct 5th 2014, 7:50 PM 22,258 Views 72 Comments

The HSE said it had no knowledge of the memo allegedly calling on employees to manipulate the figures.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

More than 360,000 people are on hospital waiting lists
# Patient Patients
# Patient Patients

More than 360,000 people are on hospital waiting lists

Sep 24th 2014, 7:45 AM 12,371 Views 72 Comments

The figure increased by 50,000 from January to July.

# waiting-lists - Monday 22 September, 2014

Almost 3,000 children are waiting over a year for speech and language therapy
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Almost 3,000 children are waiting over a year for speech and language therapy

Sep 22nd 2014, 1:02 PM 10,663 Views 25 Comments

On average, there are 162 children for each speech and language therapist in Ireland.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Garda vetting times have improved by over 50%
# Background Checks
# Background Checks

Garda vetting times have improved by over 50%

Aug 12th 2014, 7:45 AM 6,553 Views 20 Comments

Nearly 160,000 people have applied so far this year.

# waiting-lists - Monday 7 July, 2014

More than 3,000 young people are waiting for mental health referrals
# Support
# Support

More than 3,000 young people are waiting for mental health referrals

Jul 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,009 Views 18 Comments

This represents an 11% increase on the same time period last year.

# waiting-lists - Monday 31 March, 2014

15,776 children waiting for speech and language assessment
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

15,776 children waiting for speech and language assessment

Mar 31st 2014, 10:22 AM 10,467 Views 83 Comments

Altogether, 1639 children waited for more than a year for their initial assessment of speech and language problems.

# waiting-lists - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Health Minister calls for report into the death of babies at Portlaoise hospital
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Health Minister calls for report into the death of babies at Portlaoise hospital

Jan 30th 2014, 3:11 PM 7,611 Views 49 Comments

The Health Minister also said that he went into politics “to fix the health system”.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Outpatient waiting lists have dropped 95% in the last year
# No More Magazines
# No More Magazines

Outpatient waiting lists have dropped 95% in the last year

Jan 28th 2014, 8:25 PM 8,455 Views 33 Comments

The Minister for Health tonight defended the HSE service plan, saying that waiting times are dropping.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Taoiseach: Name a predecessor of mine who took time to talk to homeless people?
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach: Name a predecessor of mine who took time to talk to homeless people?

Nov 27th 2013, 12:51 PM 8,368 Views 49 Comments

Enda Kenny hit back at criticism of the government’s policy in relation to homelessness during Leaders’ Questions this morning.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Almost 14,000 children waiting on orthodontic treatments
# Orthodontics
# Orthodontics

Almost 14,000 children waiting on orthodontic treatments

Oct 19th 2013, 7:15 AM 7,939 Views 17 Comments

There have been calls from dentists to list the HSE moratorium on recruitment so the list can be reduced.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Waiting lists for individual consultants could soon be online
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Waiting lists for individual consultants could soon be online

Jul 31st 2013, 6:27 PM 6,298 Views 27 Comments

Health Minister Reilly has also announced plans for free GP care for children.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Concern as in-patient waiting list numbers increase
# Waiting Time
# Waiting Time

Concern as in-patient waiting list numbers increase

Jul 23rd 2013, 2:28 PM 3,930 Views 18 Comments

The figures show that the number of patients waiting over six months for in-patient and day treatment has almost doubled since December.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Doctors warn patients: Expect long waiting times to see your GP
# Cuts
# Cuts

Doctors warn patients: Expect long waiting times to see your GP

Jul 2nd 2013, 11:37 AM 9,615 Views 70 Comments

Doctors say government cuts will lead to the ‘normalisation’ of long waiting times. “This move is not only mean-spirited, it is stupid,” said one GP.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

105 people every day aren’t turning up for appointments at Galway hospitals
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

105 people every day aren’t turning up for appointments at Galway hospitals

Jun 18th 2013, 9:00 PM 6,750 Views 38 Comments

The HSE estimates that it cost more than €3 million to prepare for appointments for people who never showed up.

# waiting-lists - 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 3,369 Views 9 Comments

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

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Emergency medics lash out as trolley numbers hit eight-month high
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Emergency medics lash out as trolley numbers hit eight-month high

Jan 9th 2013, 3:39 PM 5,436 Views 18 Comments

The Irish Association of Emergency Medicine criticises the failure to end waits on trolleys, as 385 wait for admission.

# waiting-lists - Friday 19 October, 2012

Reduction in waiting lists welcomed by Health Minister
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Reduction in waiting lists welcomed by Health Minister

Oct 19th 2012, 8:16 AM 2,777 Views 49 Comments

Dr James Reilly, Minister for Health, said that hospitals have achieved success in reaching a target list for inpatient and day case treatments.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

'Grave concerns' over controversial HSE plan to fire hospital staff
# Cuts
# Cuts

'Grave concerns' over controversial HSE plan to fire hospital staff

Aug 22nd 2012, 12:42 PM 7,224 Views 40 Comments

The HSE has produced a report which proposes getting rid of all agency staff in three hospitals – but the plan has drawn harsh criticism.

# waiting-lists - Friday 22 June, 2012

# waiting-lists - Saturday 9 June, 2012

VAT, hospitals and the speed of light: the week in statistics
# Prime Numbers
From The Daily Edge
# Prime Numbers

VAT, hospitals and the speed of light: the week in statistics

Jun 9th 2012, 7:30 PM 3,973 Views 1 Comment

Exactly how many Irish people are looking for work and can’t find it? And when is a Leaving Cert not a Leaving Cert?

# waiting-lists - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Top performing hospitals, levels of absenteeism - HSE figures revealed
# Performance
# Performance

Top performing hospitals, levels of absenteeism - HSE figures revealed

Jun 7th 2012, 10:31 AM 3,257 Views 12 Comments

The latest HSE performance report evaluates hospitals’ discharge and admission rates, as well as response times and lengths of stay.

"Too many people waiting far too long" - 200,000 on hospital waiting lists
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

"Too many people waiting far too long" - 200,000 on hospital waiting lists

Jun 7th 2012, 9:31 AM 1,901 Views 12 Comments

A total of 806 people have been waiting more than four years for consultant appointments…

# waiting-lists - Friday 18 May, 2012

Up to 20,000 children on waiting lists for orthodontic work
# Dentists
# Dentists

Up to 20,000 children on waiting lists for orthodontic work

May 18th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,016 Views 12 Comments

The situation is particularly bad in Kerry, Cork, Laois, Offaly and Sligo, according to the new head of the Irish Dental Association.

# waiting-lists - Friday 6 April, 2012

HSE: 178,000 waiting to see a consultant at an outpatient clinic
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

HSE: 178,000 waiting to see a consultant at an outpatient clinic

Apr 6th 2012, 9:53 AM 3,247 Views 42 Comments

The Health Minister has said the number of people on waiting lists to see specialists is “utterly unacceptable”.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Almost 12,000 patients waiting on hospital procedures for more than 6 months
# Health
# Health

Almost 12,000 patients waiting on hospital procedures for more than 6 months

Feb 21st 2012, 10:00 AM 1,111 Views 8 Comments

The HSE’s report for December 2011 also showed that 62 posts – mostly in emergency medicine and psychiatry – need to be filled.

# waiting-lists - Monday 6 February, 2012

Reilly under fire over admission that operations will be cancelled
# Health Service
# Health Service

Reilly under fire over admission that operations will be cancelled

Feb 6th 2012, 9:42 PM 3,961 Views 45 Comments

Opposition TDs have warned that waiting times could shoot up after the retirement deadline for health workers this month.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 28 January, 2012

Prime numbers: the week in stats
# In Numbers
# In Numbers

Prime numbers: the week in stats

Jan 28th 2012, 7:15 PM 3,692 Views 4 Comments

Earthquakes! Earnings! Petitions! Racehorses! Healthy cities?! Our weekly numerical guide to the events of the last seven days.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Surgery waiting lists to be cut to 9 months by 2013 - Reilly
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Surgery waiting lists to be cut to 9 months by 2013 - Reilly

Jan 25th 2012, 5:30 PM 1,932 Views 26 Comments

The health minister has unveiled ambitious new plans for the Special Delivery Unit, lowering the maximum time for treatment.

# waiting-lists - Thursday 13 October, 2011

Emergency department shutdown 'will worsen overcrowding' in Cork
# Closure
# Closure

Emergency department shutdown 'will worsen overcrowding' in Cork

Oct 13th 2011, 6:28 PM 815 Views 9 Comments

A local doctor has expressed fears over the closure at the city’s South Infirmary, which was announced today.

# waiting-lists - Friday 29 July, 2011