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Tipperary
Sunday, September 20, 2020
Announcement
INMO representatives say plans by the HSE to open decommissioned beds in Nenagh hospital without additional staff will compromise patient safety. Following a ballot of all its members in the UL Group of hospitals, due to the severe overcrowding problem...
Around 1,000 nurses in the Midwest region, which includes Nenagh, Ennis and Croom hospitals as well as University Hospital Limerick, will be balloted for industrial action. The ballot is taking place in response to overcrowding and at plans to place...
The Health Service Executive (HSE) is being asked to explain why it withdrew hospital transport services from two men recently. Cllr. Martin Browne has drawn attention to the cases of the two men - one a double amputee and the...
Michael Lowry has said that the failure of the HSE to fill a GP post at a Co Tipperary health centre shows how government policy has forced many doctors to emigrate.  The Tipperary TD...
The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has been critical of some hand hygiene practices at South Tipperary General Hospital in a report published today. HIQA carried out the unannounced inspection of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), The Coronary Care...
Co Tipperary TD and Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has reversed a decision to stop funding health and disability organisations. It emerged recently that funding to a range of organisations such as Asthma Society of Ireland and the Neurological...
A retired former consultant psychiatrist has told Tipperary Mid West Radio that he believes the HSE took no heed of the advice of clinicians when the executive was reorganising services in Carlow/Kilkenny/South Tipperary area. Dr Alan Moore...
It has emerged that on three-quarters of occasions, South Tipperary Hospital failed to discharge patients to ambulances within the amount of time recommended by the HSE. The finding is contained within a report compiled by the National Ambulance Service upon...
Independent TD Mattie McGrath has described last night's meeting regarding the high number of people on trolleys in South Tipperary General Hospital as both "stark" and "poignant". Deputy McGrath organised the meeting in response to complaints he has received regarding...
The HSE has confirmed that it will seek the funding that would allow it to open 12 beds at Our Lady's Hospital in Cashel to take the pressure off South Tipperary General Hospital. Cahir councillor Seanie Lonergan...