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# public-hospitals - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Over 600,000 people waiting for first outpatient consultation
# Public Hospitals
# Public Hospitals

Over 600,000 people waiting for first outpatient consultation

Aug 15th 2020, 7:43 AM 22,513 Views 64 Comments

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

# public-hospitals - Friday 14 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 14th 2020, 10:23 PM 16,171 Views 88 Comments

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

# public-hospitals - Monday 26 August, 2019

Private patients should not be treated in public hospitals, report finds
# Future Health System
# Future Health System

Private patients should not be treated in public hospitals, report finds

Aug 26th 2019, 11:47 AM 34,967 Views 108 Comments

A new report says all new consultants should move to a contract that will end private clinics in public hospitals.

# public-hospitals - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Plastic surgery clinics to be regulated under new licensing plan
# Standard Of Care
# Standard Of Care

Plastic surgery clinics to be regulated under new licensing plan

Dec 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 7,229 Views 6 Comments

The new laws will give Hiqa more powers to investigate both public and private hospitals.

# public-hospitals - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'
# Flu Epidemic
# Flu Epidemic

Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'

Oct 19th 2016, 7:53 AM 15,602 Views 67 Comments

Simon Harris is considering the move, but said it wouldn’t be straightforward.

# public-hospitals - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

Stark differences between childbirth procedures in public and private hospitals
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

Stark differences between childbirth procedures in public and private hospitals

Apr 15th 2014, 7:45 AM 19,399 Views 25 Comments

Women in private hospitals are far more likely to choose to have a caesarean delivery.

# public-hospitals - Monday 4 March, 2013

# public-hospitals - Friday 29 July, 2011

No patient to wait longer than 12 months for treatment
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

No patient to wait longer than 12 months for treatment

Jul 29th 2011, 7:59 AM 453 Views 10 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly has instructed all public hospitals to ensure by the end of 2011 that no patient is waiting more than a year – if they don’t, their budgets will be cut.