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#Waiting Times

# waiting-times - Wednesday 15 June, 2022

HSE details hospitals with the highest average wait times
# Emergency Departments
# Emergency Departments

HSE details hospitals with the highest average wait times

Jun 15th 2022, 8:45 AM 19,878 Views 26 Comments

The highest waiting times were seen in Cork at Mercy University Hospital and Cork University Hospital.

# waiting-times - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

People waiting over a year for cancer risk tests due to 'overstretched' services, report suggests
# Cancer
# Cancer

People waiting over a year for cancer risk tests due to 'overstretched' services, report suggests

Apr 14th 2021, 6:30 AM 7,335 Views 6 Comments

Inherited faulty genes play a major role in 5 to 10% of all cancers.

# waiting-times - Monday 30 December, 2019

Workplace Relations Commission complaints rise 44% as typical case length now exceeds 8 months
# WRC
# WRC

Workplace Relations Commission complaints rise 44% as typical case length now exceeds 8 months

Dec 30th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,241 Views 5 Comments

In the first 10 months of the year, the WRC held over 4,000 adjudication hearings.

# waiting-times - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Limerick Hospital worst offender for lengthy emergency department waiting times for over 75s
# Lengthy Visits
# Lengthy Visits

Limerick Hospital worst offender for lengthy emergency department waiting times for over 75s

Aug 7th 2019, 5:03 PM 8,109 Views 18 Comments

Nationally more than 1,000 people over the age of 75 faced emergency department waiting times of more than 24-hours every month so far this year.

# waiting-times - Sunday 28 April, 2019

New online booking system for driving tests to be launched in the autumn
# Driving Test
# Driving Test

New online booking system for driving tests to be launched in the autumn

Apr 28th 2019, 6:32 AM 21,571 Views 14 Comments

Currently the national average waiting time for a driving test is eight weeks.

# waiting-times - Friday 15 March, 2019

People warned to not drink too much this weekend as surge of alcohol-related injuries expected
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

People warned to not drink too much this weekend as surge of alcohol-related injuries expected

Mar 15th 2019, 9:02 AM 11,456 Views 28 Comments

The HSE has said patients may face longer waiting times at emergency departments due to an increase in people attending.

# waiting-times - 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 23,715 Views 15 Comments

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

# waiting-times - Saturday 21 July, 2018

No ambulance for 18-month-old baby who stopped breathing and started turning blue
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

No ambulance for 18-month-old baby who stopped breathing and started turning blue

Jul 21st 2018, 6:05 AM 48,793 Views 71 Comments

After almost 30 minutes of waiting, the baby’s father called back and said he would drive his daughter to the hospital himself.

# waiting-times - Thursday 12 July, 2018

More staff and more capacity to reduce waiting times for children with scoliosis
# Action Plan
# Action Plan

More staff and more capacity to reduce waiting times for children with scoliosis

Jul 12th 2018, 10:03 PM 7,165 Views 11 Comments

The Children’s Hospital Group says the progress made for these children needs to be continued.

# waiting-times - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Driving test waiting times drop - but some learners still waiting months
# Driving Test
# Driving Test

Driving test waiting times drop - but some learners still waiting months

Jul 1st 2018, 10:00 PM 18,700 Views 30 Comments

The average wait is nearly 12 weeks but some learners have waited much longer to hear about their test date.

# waiting-times - Monday 9 April, 2018

Security called after people refuse to leave Dublin driving licence centre without getting an appointment
# Santry
# Santry

Security called after people refuse to leave Dublin driving licence centre without getting an appointment

Apr 9th 2018, 6:10 AM 71,646 Views 99 Comments

People had queued for up to two hours to try to secure an appointment to apply for a driving licence before the centre closed.

# waiting-times - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief

Apr 7th 2018, 7:30 PM 13,034 Views 18 Comments

Peadar Gilligan made his inaugural address as president of the Irish Medical Organisation at the group’s AGM in Killarney this evening.

# waiting-times - Friday 19 January, 2018

The government vowed to stop it, but 10,000 elderly people had to wait in A&E for more than a day
# Trolley Crisis
# Trolley Crisis

The government vowed to stop it, but 10,000 elderly people had to wait in A&E for more than a day

Jan 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 7,143 Views 22 Comments

The HSE’s Service Plan for 2017 set a target that anyone aged 75 years and over entering an ED would be discharged or admitted within 24 hours.

# waiting-times - Sunday 20 August, 2017

'It's totally unacceptable': Over 650 children left on hospital trolleys so far this year
# Trolleywatch
# Trolleywatch

'It's totally unacceptable': Over 650 children left on hospital trolleys so far this year

Aug 20th 2017, 1:00 PM 8,421 Views 44 Comments

Over 1,000 children are expected to wait for a bed this year.

# waiting-times - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed'
# Scoliosis
# Scoliosis

'The damage is done, a piece of his spine will have to be removed'

Mar 25th 2017, 12:10 AM 14,834 Views 13 Comments

Tommy Long is one of over 200 children waiting for scoliosis surgery in Ireland.

# waiting-times - Monday 20 March, 2017

'Children are eating paracetamol to get through the day, afraid of ending up in a wheelchair'
# Scoliosis
# Scoliosis

'Children are eating paracetamol to get through the day, afraid of ending up in a wheelchair'

Mar 20th 2017, 2:46 PM 21,177 Views 11 Comments

No child should have to wait longer than four months to receive necessary scoliosis surgery, according to a new report.

# waiting-times - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Teen who revealed scoliosis pain on Late Late Show has surgery delayed AGAIN
# Megan Halvey-ryan
# Megan Halvey-ryan

Teen who revealed scoliosis pain on Late Late Show has surgery delayed AGAIN

Mar 2nd 2017, 11:05 AM 20,219 Views 54 Comments

Megan Halvey-Ryan was due to have surgery at Our Ladies in Crumlin next week

# waiting-times - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'I see my daughter crying in pain, her body bending over. We can't wait two years'
# Scoliosis
# Scoliosis

'I see my daughter crying in pain, her body bending over. We can't wait two years'

Feb 7th 2017, 11:30 AM 39,050 Views 58 Comments

Sarah-Ann, aged 11, has scoliosis and is “waiting to get on a waiting list”.

# waiting-times - Monday 9 January, 2017

HSE halves long-term waiting lists, but 1,700 people still waiting 18 months for treatment
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

HSE halves long-term waiting lists, but 1,700 people still waiting 18 months for treatment

Jan 9th 2017, 8:25 PM 8,269 Views 35 Comments

Simon Harris welcomed the news, but said more needs to be done.

# waiting-times - Friday 2 December, 2016

Elderly woman spends 15 hours on hospital trolley
# Midland Regional
# Midland Regional

Elderly woman spends 15 hours on hospital trolley

Dec 2nd 2016, 5:22 PM 10,436 Views 61 Comments

The woman, believed to be 103, finally got a bed this morning.

# waiting-times - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Child therapy provider says pressure on funding is 'intense' and becoming 'unbearable'
# Funding Demand
# Funding Demand

Child therapy provider says pressure on funding is 'intense' and becoming 'unbearable'

Nov 29th 2016, 7:41 AM 5,179 Views 2 Comments

CARI has said children suffering from sexual abuse may have to wait up to 18 months for therapy, unless funding is increased.

# waiting-times - Sunday 13 November, 2016

'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen
# Spinal Curve
# Spinal Curve

'This is a huge scandal': Children with scoliosis deteriorating as waiting lists worsen

Nov 13th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,864 Views 45 Comments

The Scoliosis Advocacy Network wants an independent inquiry into the situation, as some children wait for over two years for appointments.

# waiting-times - Sunday 6 November, 2016

The doctor revamping emergency departments in the US has some advice for Irish hospitals
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

The doctor revamping emergency departments in the US has some advice for Irish hospitals

Nov 6th 2016, 10:00 PM 29,592 Views 24 Comments

“The patient doesn’t care who pays a salary or what title you have. People on the frontline need to be integrated in the decision making process.”

# waiting-times - Tuesday 1 November, 2016

Waiting times for social welfare payments vary from one week to 40 weeks
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

Waiting times for social welfare payments vary from one week to 40 weeks

Nov 1st 2016, 6:00 AM 48,151 Views 30 Comments

As of 30 September, the average waiting time to receive a carer’s allowance was about nine months.

# waiting-times - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

One of Dublin city's main hospitals is telling emergency patients to stay away
# Mater
# Mater

One of Dublin city's main hospitals is telling emergency patients to stay away

Jan 20th 2016, 1:13 PM 18,943 Views 29 Comments

The Mater Hospital says it’s experiencing “very high numbers”.

# waiting-times - Monday 26 October, 2015

Leinster has longest GP waiting times for patients while Munster has shortest
# Appointments
# Appointments

Leinster has longest GP waiting times for patients while Munster has shortest

Oct 26th 2015, 1:22 PM 9,819 Views 37 Comments

The average waiting time for a GP has soared from just under 10 hours in 2010 to over 34 hours.

# waiting-times - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

HSE moving some patients to nursing homes to free up beds
# Overcrowding Crisis
# Overcrowding Crisis

HSE moving some patients to nursing homes to free up beds

Jan 7th 2015, 5:51 PM 8,448 Views 10 Comments

Some patients who have ‘delayed discharge’ are being moved to free nursing home beds.

Irish hospitals aren't the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

Irish hospitals aren't the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis

Jan 7th 2015, 12:22 PM 7,882 Views 60 Comments

It’s a very similar story in England.

# waiting-times - Monday 22 December, 2014

Appealing a social welfare decision? Sit tight, it'll be a while
# Hang In There
# Hang In There

Appealing a social welfare decision? Sit tight, it'll be a while

Dec 22nd 2014, 7:15 AM 13,619 Views 10 Comments

The average waiting time for a summary decision is seven months.

# waiting-times - Thursday 30 January, 2014

HSE's 2014 acute cuts criticised as "unsustainable"
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

HSE's 2014 acute cuts criticised as "unsustainable"

Jan 30th 2014, 10:00 PM 6,260 Views 15 Comments

The plan sets out a target of having 95 per cent of all people at Emergency Departments discharged or admitted within six hours of registration.

# waiting-times - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Contactless payments to cut the time you spend in a queue
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

Contactless payments to cut the time you spend in a queue

Apr 23rd 2013, 6:23 PM 16,100 Views 60 Comments

With 6,000 of the terminals now in Ireland, the 11.2 minutes that people spend queuing on a daily basis looks set to drop.

# waiting-times - 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 4,422 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.

# waiting-times - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Two Limerick hospitals account for 60pc of outpatients waiting over four years
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

Two Limerick hospitals account for 60pc of outpatients waiting over four years

Feb 27th 2013, 11:37 AM 4,650 Views 29 Comments

In total, 9,784 outpatients throughout the country have been waiting over four years to see a consultant.

# waiting-times - 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 3,268 Views 12 Comments

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

# waiting-times - 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 3,268 Views 42 Comments

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

# waiting-times - Saturday 17 March, 2012

“Majority” of hospitals have cut 1-year waiting times for patients
# Hospital
# Hospital

“Majority” of hospitals have cut 1-year waiting times for patients

Mar 17th 2012, 8:15 AM 1,337 Views 35 Comments

The Minister told the Dáil that he was determined to address the issues causing unacceptable delays for hospital patients.

# waiting-times - Wednesday 31 August, 2011

Some non-critical facilities to be moved from Galway hospital
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Some non-critical facilities to be moved from Galway hospital

Aug 31st 2011, 2:47 PM 466 Views 4 Comments

Services within the HSE West hospital structure are to be re-balanced in a bid to reduce waiting times at University Hospital Galway, with some non-critical facilities to be moved within the month.

# waiting-times - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Elderly patients forced to ‘wait on floor’ at Galway hospital
# Health
# Health

Elderly patients forced to ‘wait on floor’ at Galway hospital

Aug 30th 2011, 7:30 AM 906 Views 12 Comments

Labour TD to meet University Hospital Galway chief today to discuss overcrowding complaints at emergency department.

# waiting-times - Tuesday 14 September, 2010

46,400 people waiting for hospital treatment
# HSE
# HSE

46,400 people waiting for hospital treatment

Sep 14th 2010, 7:50 PM 287 Views 0 Comments

Waiting times for treatment have risen sharply since last year.