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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Operations

Last year
# Waiting Lists
Waiting lists for children's surgeries to be tackled by extending operating theatre hours
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly said “far too many” children are waiting too long for orthopaedic surgery
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# 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.
# reversal of fortune
€32,000 payout to injured Tesco security guard, who was denied chair to sit on at work, overturned
The payout was overturned as the man, who had claimed victimisation at work due to not being given a chair to sit on after knee surgery, was employed by another company, not by Tesco itself.
# Operations
Revenue officers seize illegal cash, drugs, alcohol and tobacco worth €200,000 in series of operations
Most recently, officers seized 6,400 cigarettes and 4.7 kg of tobacco.
# we're staying
These are the reasons why KBC has decided not to leave Ireland
The bank also announced it will have a new focus on small business lending.
# strike action
Operations cancelled ahead of strikes in Ireland's emergency departments
Work stoppages of two hours will be taking place in hospitals around the country next Tuesday.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the gardaí be allowed to carry out sting operations?
A woman has been awarded €16,000 by the Employment Appeals Tribunal after selling wine to a teenager in a sting operation.
# migrant crisis
Pictures: 500 migrants rescued - as LÉ Eithne carries out THREE operations in 24 hours
The third operation is still ongoing. The Defence Forces’ flagship came across a dingy with 100 migrants on board at 9.45am this morning.
# 170 jobs
Staff told of AIB outsourcing plans at mass hotel meeting
Banking union the IBOA says there’s a sense of “betrayal and disappointment” among staff as a result of the planned move.
# little hearts
All children from NI who need heart surgery will soon be having it in Dublin
A working group found that having two surgical centres north and south of the border could not be justified due to the small number of surgeries each year.
# what a guy
German football star Özil used his World Cup bonus to pay for Brazilian kids' operations
Lovely gesture.
# Employment
100 new jobs announced for Alltech in Dunboyne
Regina Doherty TD said she hoped this would have a knock-on effect on other local businesses.
# Airline
Aer Lingus passenger numbers increase by 0.9 per cent
The company did say, however, that good weather in July affected its forward booking profile.
# Syria
French armed forces 'ready' to intervene in Syria if called upon
Meanwhile, UN weapons inspectors left their hotels, but it is not known what their destination is at this point.
# Threat
US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns
The United States would not specify the threat or say which embassies will be closed.
# Feelin' Blue
Alan Brogan set for groin op
Jim Gavin will likely have to plan without Alan Brogan and Eoghan O’Gara for the opening rounds of the 2013 league campaign.
# Ordeal
Symphysiotomy scandal: Survivors 'weren't told'
Powerful testimony at Oireachtas committee today from women who underwent operation – without their knowledge they say.
# Health Service
Reilly under fire over admission that operations will be cancelled
Opposition TDs have warned that waiting times could shoot up after the retirement deadline for health workers this month.