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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# waiting list

This year
# waiting list
Over 584,000 patients waiting for first hospital outpatient consultation
The National Treatment Purchase Fund today published its data for the end of 2022.
All time
# heavy traffic
Almost a quarter of a million people are now waiting to sit a driving practical or a theory test
The figures show 105,216 are awaiting the driving test, while 119,253 are waiting for a theory test.
# waiting list
Figures show more than 30,000 people waiting on HSE gynaecology outpatient appointments
30,180 people were waiting on outpatient appointments up to the end of January.
# crisis
Waiting list figures on the rise as more than 550,000 patients waiting for an appointment
The IHCA criticised the latest figures and said the Government had failed to meet its own 2019 targets.
# crisis
Record high number of patients waiting for hospital appointments in Ireland
The number of patients waiting for a hospital appointment has jumped by more than 40,000 people in 2019.
# Home help hours
Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?
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.
# waiting list
CervicalCheck smear results weren't sent to some women due to IT glitch at US lab
“It is unfortunate that the CervicalCheck programme has been hit with another body blow,” Sinn Féin TD Louise O’Reilly said.
# 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.
# spiralling
Waiting lists for occupational therapy shoot up a massive 50% in just two years
The huge lists may be just the tip of the iceberg – figures for those already undergoing treatment are not available according to the HSE.
# clock is ticking
'It's not fair to leave people in this pain': Westmeath woman waiting 2 years for surgery on chronic back ailment
Catherina Tobin has lost the power in one of her legs since being put on a surgery waiting list in May 2015.
# living on the list
Stories of people on hospital waiting lists are "absolutely inexcusable", says Simon Harris
RTÉ Investigates reveals the painful reality behind the numbers on hospital waiting lists in Ireland.
# waiting list
The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought
Figures released by Fianna Fáil show the social housing waiting list stands at 130,000 and not the 89,000 the government claims.
# Gridlock
The waiting lists for an NCT are ridiculously long at the moment...
And it’s all because of penalty points. Hang about though, it might not all be bad news…
# Health
Varadkar: There was "no attempt to conceal" waiting list numbers
The HSE was accused of having ‘hidden waiting lists’ today.
# Cystic Fibrosis
'Luke's Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs'
Helen Taylor, a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, has been on the organ transplant waiting list for almost a year.
# Housing Crisis
Nama has over 5,000 units suitable for social housing, but they've only handed over 13%
Despite 790 housing units available for Dublin social housing, just 171 have been transferred to the council.
# In the red
HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year
Latest patient and financial figures show scale of the task facing the new Health Minister…
# fair deal scheme
'Adding to chaos': Waiting times for nursing home funding double over three months
The waiting time for funding increased from six to 12 weeks, while the number of people on the list rose by 500.
# Housing Crisis
Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units
A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.
# Rent allowance
Housing Bill dismissed as a 'ridiculous ploy' to make the government 'look better'
Tamara Kearns, who is homeless, said the new legislation does not deal with a number of key issues including rent control.
# Hospice
New palliative care unit in Kilkenny announced by Susie Long Hospice Fund
The fund want to continue working towards a 12 bed unit.
# Health
HSE to fund bilateral cochlear implants for 100 children
A total of €3.2m was allocated in the latest HSE Service Plan for the cochlear implants to be fitted.
# housing stock
Social housing waiting list falls to almost 90,000 households
Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan said it emphasised the need for “momentum behind the delivery of social housing”.
# waiting list
Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments
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
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
Patients are now being told they will have to wait an additional six weeks for the backlog to be cleared.
# Waiting Lists
"Too many people waiting far too long" - 200,000 on hospital waiting lists
A total of 806 people have been waiting more than four years for consultant appointments…