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# waiting-list - Last year 2021

Almost a quarter of a million people are now waiting to sit a driving practical or a theory test
# Heavy Traffic
# Heavy Traffic

Almost a quarter of a million people are now waiting to sit a driving practical or a theory test

Jul 9th 2021, 6:00 AM 14,591 Views 22 Comments

The figures show 105,216 are awaiting the driving test, while 119,253 are waiting for a theory test.

Figures show more than 30,000 people waiting on HSE gynaecology outpatient appointments
# Waiting List
# Waiting List

Figures show more than 30,000 people waiting on HSE gynaecology outpatient appointments

Mar 4th 2021, 3:20 PM 14,308 Views 16 Comments

30,180 people were waiting on outpatient appointments up to the end of January.

# waiting-list - All time

Waiting list figures on the rise as more than 550,000 patients waiting for an appointment
# Crisis
# Crisis

Waiting list figures on the rise as more than 550,000 patients waiting for an appointment

Jan 10th 2020, 9:20 PM 9,382 Views 30 Comments

The IHCA criticised the latest figures and said the Government had failed to meet its own 2019 targets.

Record high number of patients waiting for hospital appointments in Ireland
# Crisis
# Crisis

Record high number of patients waiting for hospital appointments in Ireland

Aug 9th 2019, 6:14 PM 9,734 Views 53 Comments

The number of patients waiting for a hospital appointment has jumped by more than 40,000 people in 2019.

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?
# Home Help Hours
# Home Help Hours

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?

Jul 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 16,426 Views 8 Comments

A total of 6,819 people are waiting for funding for home help hours, but the HSE continues to deny any cuts to the service.

CervicalCheck smear results weren't sent to some women due to IT glitch at US lab
# Waiting List
# Waiting List

CervicalCheck smear results weren't sent to some women due to IT glitch at US lab

Jul 11th 2019, 9:14 PM 9,653 Views 23 Comments

“It is unfortunate that the CervicalCheck programme has been hit with another body blow,” Sinn Féin TD Louise O’Reilly said.

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

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

Oct 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 11,538 Views 43 Comments

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

Waiting lists for occupational therapy shoot up a massive 50% in just two years
# Spiralling
# Spiralling

Waiting lists for occupational therapy shoot up a massive 50% in just two years

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:10 AM 11,420 Views 5 Comments

The huge lists may be just the tip of the iceberg – figures for those already undergoing treatment are not available according to the HSE.

'It's not fair to leave people in this pain': Westmeath woman waiting 2 years for surgery on chronic back ailment
# Clock Is Ticking
# Clock Is Ticking

'It's not fair to leave people in this pain': Westmeath woman waiting 2 years for surgery on chronic back ailment

Jul 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 17,440 Views 40 Comments

Catherina Tobin has lost the power in one of her legs since being put on a surgery waiting list in May 2015.

Stories of people on hospital waiting lists are "absolutely inexcusable", says Simon Harris
# Living On The List
# Living On The List

Stories of people on hospital waiting lists are "absolutely inexcusable", says Simon Harris

Feb 6th 2017, 6:30 PM 30,446 Views 91 Comments

RTÉ Investigates reveals the painful reality behind the numbers on hospital waiting lists in Ireland.

The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought
# Waiting List
# Waiting List

The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought

Sep 7th 2015, 5:46 PM 22,695 Views 72 Comments

Figures released by Fianna Fáil show the social housing waiting list stands at 130,000 and not the 89,000 the government claims.

The waiting lists for an NCT are ridiculously long at the moment...
# Gridlock
# Gridlock

The waiting lists for an NCT are ridiculously long at the moment...

Apr 18th 2015, 7:15 AM 21,331 Views 86 Comments

And it’s all because of penalty points. Hang about though, it might not all be bad news…

Varadkar: There was "no attempt to conceal" waiting list numbers
# Health
# Health

Varadkar: There was "no attempt to conceal" waiting list numbers

Dec 21st 2014, 6:45 PM 9,444 Views 37 Comments

The HSE was accused of having ‘hidden waiting lists’ today.

'Luke's Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs'
# Cystic Fibrosis
# Cystic Fibrosis

'Luke's Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs'

Nov 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 27,244 Views 28 Comments

Helen Taylor, a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, has been on the organ transplant waiting list for almost a year.

Nama has over 5,000 units suitable for social housing, but they've only handed over 13%
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Nama has over 5,000 units suitable for social housing, but they've only handed over 13%

Jul 29th 2014, 5:48 PM 9,975 Views 44 Comments

Despite 790 housing units available for Dublin social housing, just 171 have been transferred to the council.

HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year
# In The Red
# In The Red

HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year

Jul 18th 2014, 5:32 PM 4,241 Views 12 Comments

Latest patient and financial figures show scale of the task facing the new Health Minister…

'Adding to chaos': Waiting times for nursing home funding double over three months
# Fair Deal Scheme
# Fair Deal Scheme

'Adding to chaos': Waiting times for nursing home funding double over three months

Jul 17th 2014, 7:30 AM 4,031 Views 8 Comments

The waiting time for funding increased from six to 12 weeks, while the number of people on the list rose by 500.

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units
# Housing Crisis
# Housing Crisis

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units

Jul 2nd 2014, 7:00 AM 11,096 Views 16 Comments

A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.

Housing Bill dismissed as a 'ridiculous ploy' to make the government 'look better'
# Rent Allowance
# Rent Allowance

Housing Bill dismissed as a 'ridiculous ploy' to make the government 'look better'

Jun 17th 2014, 12:30 PM 6,778 Views 32 Comments

Tamara Kearns, who is homeless, said the new legislation does not deal with a number of key issues including rent control.

New palliative care unit in Kilkenny announced by Susie Long Hospice Fund
# Hospice
# Hospice

New palliative care unit in Kilkenny announced by Susie Long Hospice Fund

May 21st 2014, 5:59 PM 7,202 Views 8 Comments

The fund want to continue working towards a 12 bed unit.

HSE to fund bilateral cochlear implants for 100 children
# Health
# Health

HSE to fund bilateral cochlear implants for 100 children

Dec 18th 2013, 9:45 PM 8,512 Views 30 Comments

A total of €3.2m was allocated in the latest HSE Service Plan for the cochlear implants to be fitted.

Social housing waiting list falls to almost 90,000 households
# Housing Stock
# Housing Stock

Social housing waiting list falls to almost 90,000 households

Dec 18th 2013, 11:07 AM 5,979 Views 46 Comments

Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan said it emphasised the need for “momentum behind the delivery of social housing”.

Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments
# Waiting List
# Waiting List

Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments

Jul 11th 2013, 4:38 PM 4,033 Views 16 Comments

Some 5,829 people are still waiting over 8 months despite the government’s target to ensure no one waits this long for treatment.

Column: Social housing in Ireland has reached ground zero
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Social housing in Ireland has reached ground zero

Feb 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 277 Views 36 Comments

Despite demand being at an all-time high, funding for social housing has almost disappeared. If we commence building and utilise NAMA properties we can reduce waiting lists and stimulate the construction industry, writes Donal McManus.

Some 500 GP referrals awaiting ultrasounds in Donegal
# BACKLOG
# BACKLOG

Some 500 GP referrals awaiting ultrasounds in Donegal

Aug 29th 2012, 10:20 AM 2,911 Views 8 Comments

Patients are now being told they will have to wait an additional six weeks for the backlog to be cleared.

"Too many people waiting far too long" - 200,000 on hospital waiting lists
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

"Too many people waiting far too long" - 200,000 on hospital waiting lists

Jun 7th 2012, 9:31 AM 1,925 Views 12 Comments

A total of 806 people have been waiting more than four years for consultant appointments…