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Dublin: 2°C Saturday 28 November 2020

#Waiting Lists

# waiting-lists - Sunday 15 November, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Over 612,000 people waiting on outpatient hospital care Waiting Lists

Over 612,000 people waiting on outpatient hospital care

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

# waiting-lists - Saturday 15 August, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Over 600,000 people waiting for first outpatient consultation Public Hospitals

Over 600,000 people waiting for first outpatient consultation

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

# waiting-lists - Friday 10 July, 2020

From TheJournal.ie Over 584,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month Waiting Lists

Over 584,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month

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

From TheJournal.ie Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million Covid Committee

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

‘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

From TheJournal.ie Almost 560,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month Waiting Lists

Almost 560,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month

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

# waiting-lists - Friday 14 February, 2020

From TheJournal.ie More than 556,000 waiting for first outpatient consultation as figures continue to rise Waiting

More than 556,000 waiting for first outpatient consultation as figures continue to rise

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

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Enough is enough': 94% of IMO consultants and doctors vote for industrial action Waiting Lists

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

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

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced' Healthcare

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

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

# waiting-lists - Saturday 21 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration' Waiting Lists

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

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

# waiting-lists - Sunday 21 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Post pulled by the HSE as recruitment freeze goes on resulting in longer waiting times for patients Waiting Lists

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

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

# waiting-lists - Friday 14 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Disgrace': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments Hospitals

'Disgrace': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments

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

# waiting-lists - Friday 15 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Simply appalling': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments Record Numbers

'Simply appalling': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments

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

# waiting-lists - Friday 14 December, 2018

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

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

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

# waiting-lists - Monday 26 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Walking into a crisis': 61 psychiatrist posts are vacant around the country Mental Health

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

Cork and Kerry are worst impacted.

# waiting-lists - Friday 16 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris acknowledges there is 'more work to be done' as inpatient waiting lists fall across Ireland Daycase Access Plan

Simon Harris acknowledges there is 'more work to be done' as inpatient waiting lists fall across Ireland

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

# waiting-lists - Saturday 3 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie More than 1,600 children and teens waiting over a year for psychology appointments Waiting Lists

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

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

# waiting-lists - Friday 2 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Healy-Rae sends patients to Belfast for hip and knee replacements to avoid a four-year wait Waiting Lists

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

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

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Patients to be told how long they'll spend on a waiting list under new 'guarantee' scheme Sláintecare

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

The waiting list guarantee policy will kick in next year.

From TheJournal.ie 'A national scandal': Almost one million on health waiting lists in first half of year Waiting Lists

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

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

# waiting-lists - Monday 16 July, 2018

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

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

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

# waiting-lists - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie There are more people on hospital waiting lists than ever before Since Records Began

There are more people on hospital waiting lists than ever before

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's the plan to reduce waiting lists for tonsil, knee, hip and cataract operations Government Promise

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

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

# waiting-lists - Sunday 11 February, 2018

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

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

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

# waiting-lists - Saturday 6 January, 2018

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

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

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

# waiting-lists - Friday 22 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact Busy Period

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact

The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.

# waiting-lists - Monday 18 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's Belfast or go blind': Bus of elderly head on eight-hour journey up North for cataract surgery Waiting Lists

'It's Belfast or go blind': Bus of elderly head on eight-hour journey up North for cataract surgery

There are currently more than 8,500 people on the cataract waiting list in Ireland.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Hospital breakdown: 9,206 elderly people forced to wait over 24 hours in Emergency Departments Broken Promises

Hospital breakdown: 9,206 elderly people forced to wait over 24 hours in Emergency Departments

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-lists - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Susie Long's husband says 10 years after her death, people are still stuck on waiting lists Waiting Lists

Susie Long's husband says 10 years after her death, people are still stuck on waiting lists

Susie Long created a national debate around the health service when she told Liveline she was going to die “because of hospital waiting lists”.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals Crisis Point

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie People in need of heart consultations in Meath are waiting up to two years for an appointment Waiting Lists

People in need of heart consultations in Meath are waiting up to two years for an appointment

Nearly 200 people have been waiting up to 22 months for a cardiac consultation at Our Lady’s Hospital Navan.

From TheJournal.ie 'Eircode lottery' determines if your child gets to see a psychologist, says TD Mental Health

'Eircode lottery' determines if your child gets to see a psychologist, says TD

80% of those on a waiting list for a psychological appointment are between the five to 17 year age group.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled Assessment

Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled

Some €70 million in funding was announced over 2015-2016.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery Spinal Curve

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery

A new theatre at Crumlin Hospital which deals with surgeries is only open three days a week.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Scandalous': The number of children waiting over 18 months for appointments rises by 450% Waiting Lists

'Scandalous': The number of children waiting over 18 months for appointments rises by 450%

A total of 52,257 child patients were waiting at any length of time for their first appointment at the end of July.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 29 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie HSE criticised for not knowing length of waiting lists for CT and MRI scans Critical

HSE criticised for not knowing length of waiting lists for CT and MRI scans

The HSE said it’s been “working to establish a system to track waiting lists for a range of diagnostic procedures”.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment Waiting Lists

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment

Nearly 250 women who displayed symptoms of possible breast cancer have been waiting between six and 12 months.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'People are dying on waiting lists': Harris urged to fix health service once and for all Under Pressure

'People are dying on waiting lists': Harris urged to fix health service once and for all

The Future of Healthcare report which aims to reform the health service over 10 years has been criticised for the spending it proposes.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie HSE reveals thousands of children left waiting for assessment, despite 3 month legal deadline Overdue

HSE reveals thousands of children left waiting for assessment, despite 3 month legal deadline

At end of last year there were almost 4,000 applications overdue for completion.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one Waiting Game

School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one

New legislation will see the waiting lists phased out after admission reforms.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says Injection Centres

Drug dealing happens in mental health facilities across the country, doctor says

Injection centres, medicinal cannabis and investment were on the agenda at the IMO’s annual conference.

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