POLITICS: Hospital overcrowding crisis shows need for an Irish NHS – says Cork TD

POLITICS: Hospital overcrowding crisis shows need for an Irish NHS – says Cork TD

3 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Solidarity TD Mick Barry this morning said that the hospital overcrowding crisis shows the need for a National Health Service in Ireland. Deputy Barry said that 33% of patients reporting to hospitals in Ireland are either not admitted or discharged within 6 hours whereas with the NHS system […]

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation ‘Trolley Watch’ figures show 6% increase in 2017

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation ‘Trolley Watch’ figures show 6% increase in 2017

2 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie INMO annual Trolley and Ward Watch figures indicate any improvement to hospital overcrowding highly unlikely in 2018 unless, drastic and innovative steps taken immediately For the second year running, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) trolley and ward watch figures, heading into the final weekend of the […]

POLITICS: FF v FG – Record trolley figures reflect FG failure in Health says Cork based Fianna Fail Health spokesman

POLITICS: FF v FG – Record trolley figures reflect FG failure in Health says Cork based Fianna Fail Health spokesman

2 January 2018 By Mary Bermingham mary@TheCork.ie 656 patients waiting on trolleys in hospital Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Health Billy Kelleher says today’s record trolley figures are a damning indictment of this Government’s failure to effectively tackle the overcrowding problems in our health service. The latest stats from the Irish Nurses and Midwives reveal there […]

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

Cork Person of the Year Awards mark 25th Anniversary

2 January 2018 By Bryan Smyth bryan@TheCork.ie The Cork Person of the Month award scheme – leading to the overall Cork Person of the Year title – is marking its 25th Anniversary this month. Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Tony Fitzgerald and the City Council elected members will host a Civic Reception to mark the […]

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