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#Waiting Lists

# waiting-lists - Monday 25 January, 2021

Eye-care waiting lists continue to increase, with 23,700 waiting over a year
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Eye-care waiting lists continue to increase, with 23,700 waiting over a year

Jan 25th 2021, 1:22 PM 9,909 Views 7 Comments

Optometrists have offered to help the Government with the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 15 November, 2020

Over 612,000 people waiting on outpatient hospital care
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Over 612,000 people waiting on outpatient hospital care

Nov 15th 2020, 3:03 PM 17,330 Views 28 Comments

The outpatient waiting list has grown by nearly 45,600 since last year.

# waiting-lists - 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 22,501 Views 64 Comments

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

# waiting-lists - Friday 10 July, 2020

Over 584,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Over 584,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month

Jul 10th 2020, 9:14 PM 9,668 Views 26 Comments

The public health service has come under pressure in recent months as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million
# Covid Committee
# Covid Committee

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million

Updated Jun 2nd 2020, 3:03 PM 25,165 Views 40 Comments

‘A fire alarm went off and we sent four fire tenders, and people are saying now we should only have sent three,’ the secretary general said.

# waiting-lists - Friday 13 March, 2020

Almost 560,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Almost 560,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month

Mar 13th 2020, 9:31 PM 18,226 Views 33 Comments

The figures come at a time when the coronavirus is putting pressure on the public health system.

# waiting-lists - 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 16,170 Views 88 Comments

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

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'Enough is enough': 94% of IMO consultants and doctors vote for industrial action
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'Enough is enough': 94% of IMO consultants and doctors vote for industrial action

Dec 17th 2019, 9:04 PM 12,441 Views 31 Comments

The IMO said its key demand is an end to the “unjustifiable pay inequality” faced by consultants.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'Devastating': Trans people on wrong waiting list for years after referrals were 'misplaced'

Nov 6th 2019, 5:58 PM 15,128 Views 23 Comments

Over 100 people were affected by the HSE’s error.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 21 September, 2019

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Consultant shortages causing 'a spiral of burnout, stress and emigration'

Sep 21st 2019, 3:38 PM 20,567 Views 57 Comments

About one million patients in Ireland are on waiting lists to see a consultant.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Post pulled by the HSE as recruitment freeze goes on resulting in longer waiting times for patients
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Post pulled by the HSE as recruitment freeze goes on resulting in longer waiting times for patients

Jul 21st 2019, 9:30 PM 25,812 Views 20 Comments

Experienced physiotherapists were told last week vacant positions offered out had now been cancelled.

# waiting-lists - Friday 14 June, 2019

'Disgrace': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

'Disgrace': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments

Jun 14th 2019, 5:50 PM 10,719 Views 41 Comments

556,411 patients were waiting for their first outpatient consultation at the end of May.

# waiting-lists - Friday 15 February, 2019

'Simply appalling': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments
# Record Numbers
# Record Numbers

'Simply appalling': Record high in number of people waiting for outpatient appointments

Feb 15th 2019, 6:28 PM 10,528 Views 52 Comments

Figures could rise again next month, due to the fallout from the nurses’ strike.

# waiting-lists - Friday 14 December, 2018

In Ireland, there is a 'widespread assumption' that your local TD or councillor can help you get a council house
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

In Ireland, there is a 'widespread assumption' that your local TD or councillor can help you get a council house

Dec 14th 2018, 12:08 PM 32,188 Views 66 Comments

A new report outlines a number of issues with local authority housing waiting lists in Ireland.

# waiting-lists - Monday 26 November, 2018

'Walking into a crisis': 61 psychiatrist posts are vacant around the country
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Walking into a crisis': 61 psychiatrist posts are vacant around the country

Nov 26th 2018, 6:15 AM 29,764 Views 17 Comments

Cork and Kerry are worst impacted.

# waiting-lists - Friday 16 November, 2018

Simon Harris acknowledges there is 'more work to be done' as inpatient waiting lists fall across Ireland
# Daycase Access Plan
# Daycase Access Plan

Simon Harris acknowledges there is 'more work to be done' as inpatient waiting lists fall across Ireland

Nov 16th 2018, 6:14 PM 9,569 Views 39 Comments

The number of patients waiting more than 9 months for treatment has reduced by 38%.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 3 November, 2018

More than 1,600 children and teens waiting over a year for psychology appointments
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

More than 1,600 children and teens waiting over a year for psychology appointments

Nov 3rd 2018, 6:22 PM 11,356 Views 44 Comments

The HSE figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s mental health spokesperson James Browne.

# waiting-lists - Friday 2 November, 2018

Healy-Rae sends patients to Belfast for hip and knee replacements to avoid a four-year wait
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Healy-Rae sends patients to Belfast for hip and knee replacements to avoid a four-year wait

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:01 AM 55,094 Views 109 Comments

Patients can get the surgery in Belfast in a couple of months.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Patients to be told how long they'll spend on a waiting list under new 'guarantee' scheme
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Patients to be told how long they'll spend on a waiting list under new 'guarantee' scheme

Aug 8th 2018, 2:52 PM 17,879 Views 67 Comments

The waiting list guarantee policy will kick in next year.

'A national scandal': Almost one million on health waiting lists in first half of year
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'A national scandal': Almost one million on health waiting lists in first half of year

Aug 8th 2018, 7:30 AM 12,314 Views 65 Comments

There were 997,258 patient appointments outstanding in the first half of the year.

# waiting-lists - Monday 16 July, 2018

Attempt to remove patients from hospital waiting lists 'a national disgrace', National Association of GPs says
# Health Fail
# Health Fail

Attempt to remove patients from hospital waiting lists 'a national disgrace', National Association of GPs says

Jul 16th 2018, 1:18 PM 17,454 Views 38 Comments

It’s claimed that the most vulnerable in society are being affected

# waiting-lists - Thursday 14 June, 2018

There are more people on hospital waiting lists than ever before
# Since Records Began
# Since Records Began

There are more people on hospital waiting lists than ever before

Jun 14th 2018, 2:31 PM 7,640 Views 39 Comments

More than half a million people are on outpatient waiting lists however the number of inpatients waiting has fallen slightly.

# waiting-lists - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Here's the plan to reduce waiting lists for tonsil, knee, hip and cataract operations
# Government Promise
# Government Promise

Here's the plan to reduce waiting lists for tonsil, knee, hip and cataract operations

Apr 12th 2018, 10:31 PM 17,333 Views 33 Comments

The government is pledging to reduce the number of people waiting over 9 months for a hospital operation.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 11 February, 2018

'We're terrified': Parents of sick children to hold vigil outside Crumlin hospital over trolley crisis
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'We're terrified': Parents of sick children to hold vigil outside Crumlin hospital over trolley crisis

Feb 11th 2018, 12:00 PM 14,208 Views 25 Comments

One mother spoke to TheJournal.ie about the battle her child with Cystic Fibrosis has faced.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 6 January, 2018

'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

'Not happening by accident' - waits for heart services at Dublin children's hospital exploded in the last two years

Jan 6th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,439 Views 28 Comments

Temple Street says it currently has access to only one consultant cardiologist, with that consultant “only commissioned to one clinic per week”.

# waiting-lists - Friday 22 December, 2017

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact
# Busy Period
# Busy Period

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:45 AM 9,742 Views 23 Comments

The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.

# waiting-lists - Monday 18 December, 2017

'It's Belfast or go blind': Bus of elderly head on eight-hour journey up North for cataract surgery
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'It's Belfast or go blind': Bus of elderly head on eight-hour journey up North for cataract surgery

Dec 18th 2017, 9:56 PM 17,015 Views 38 Comments

There are currently more than 8,500 people on the cataract waiting list in Ireland.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Hospital breakdown: 9,206 elderly people forced to wait over 24 hours in Emergency Departments
# Broken Promises
# Broken Promises

Hospital breakdown: 9,206 elderly people forced to wait over 24 hours in Emergency Departments

Nov 15th 2017, 12:05 AM 11,143 Views 36 Comments

The HSE’s Service Plan for 2017 set a target that anyone aged 75 years and over entering an ED would be discharged or admitted within 24 hours.

# waiting-lists - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Susie Long's husband says 10 years after her death, people are still stuck on waiting lists
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Susie Long's husband says 10 years after her death, people are still stuck on waiting lists

Oct 12th 2017, 10:21 AM 12,596 Views 28 Comments

Susie Long created a national debate around the health service when she told Liveline she was going to die “because of hospital waiting lists”.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Doctors say health budget will do little to improve 'overcrowded death zone' hospitals

Oct 10th 2017, 2:40 PM 7,745 Views 41 Comments

Paschal Donohoe said health spending is already at record levels but is being increased because the area “needs improvement”.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 8 October, 2017

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 11,327 Views 43 Comments

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

'Eircode lottery' determines if your child gets to see a psychologist, says TD
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Eircode lottery' determines if your child gets to see a psychologist, says TD

Oct 8th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,139 Views 23 Comments

80% of those on a waiting list for a psychological appointment are between the five to 17 year age group.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled
# Assessment
# Assessment

Just 230 out of 750 mental health posts approved since 2015 have been filled

Sep 30th 2017, 8:45 AM 7,089 Views 18 Comments

Some €70 million in funding was announced over 2015-2016.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery
# Spinal Curve
# Spinal Curve

Children with scoliosis on waiting lists more than 4 months given option to go abroad for surgery

Sep 27th 2017, 1:54 PM 9,566 Views 28 Comments

A new theatre at Crumlin Hospital which deals with surgeries is only open three days a week.

# waiting-lists - Sunday 13 August, 2017

'Scandalous': The number of children waiting over 18 months for appointments rises by 450%
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

'Scandalous': The number of children waiting over 18 months for appointments rises by 450%

Aug 13th 2017, 5:10 PM 11,476 Views 55 Comments

A total of 52,257 child patients were waiting at any length of time for their first appointment at the end of July.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 29 July, 2017

HSE criticised for not knowing length of waiting lists for CT and MRI scans
# Critical
# Critical

HSE criticised for not knowing length of waiting lists for CT and MRI scans

Jul 29th 2017, 4:03 PM 13,578 Views 22 Comments

The HSE said it’s been “working to establish a system to track waiting lists for a range of diagnostic procedures”.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment

Jul 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,048 Views 35 Comments

Nearly 250 women who displayed symptoms of possible breast cancer have been waiting between six and 12 months.

# waiting-lists - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

'People are dying on waiting lists': Harris urged to fix health service once and for all
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

'People are dying on waiting lists': Harris urged to fix health service once and for all

Jun 21st 2017, 6:20 AM 8,571 Views 26 Comments

The Future of Healthcare report which aims to reform the health service over 10 years has been criticised for the spending it proposes.

# waiting-lists - Saturday 10 June, 2017

HSE reveals thousands of children left waiting for assessment, despite 3 month legal deadline
# Overdue
# Overdue

HSE reveals thousands of children left waiting for assessment, despite 3 month legal deadline

Jun 10th 2017, 7:45 AM 10,597 Views 15 Comments

At end of last year there were almost 4,000 applications overdue for completion.

# waiting-lists - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one
# Waiting Game
# Waiting Game

School waiting lists are being scrapped - but it's not yet known what will happen to students currently on one

May 30th 2017, 6:19 PM 20,297 Views 25 Comments

New legislation will see the waiting lists phased out after admission reforms.

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