HSE service plan confirms extension of Roscommon Hospital MAU hours – Minister Naughten

In Health, News, Roscommon Hospital by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has confirmed that the extension of opening hours at the Medical Assessment Unit at Roscommon Hospital will be contained in the HSE’s Service Plan for 2018, which is to be published this week Minister Naughten had sought the expansion of the services currently available at Roscommon Hospital to cater for more patients who need to see a …

Major success for Naughten as he confirms MAU hours to be extended at Roscommon Hospital

In Health, News, Roscommon Hospital by Denis Naughten

Minister Denis Naughten has announced the extension of opening hours at the Medical Assessment Unit at Roscommon Hospital in a move that will see increased numbers of patients treated at the hospital while also relieving pressure on surrounding A&E departments. The MAU currently opens from 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday and Minister Naughten had committed to securing the extended …

Roscommon Hospital’s Urgent Care Centre must treat more patients – Naughten

In Health, News, Roscommon Hospital by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has called on the Minister for Health and the Saolta Hospital Group to expand the services currently available at Roscommon Hospital to cater for more patients who need to see a doctor urgently. “Things have gone so bad in many of the major A&E departments that patients, particularly older people, are postponing getting medical treatment until their GP …

Naughten reiterates commitment to fight for reinstatement of emergency services

In Health, News, Roscommon Hospital by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has reiterated his commitment to continue to fight to secure the reinstatement of emergency services at Roscommon Hospital in light of what he has described as “negative and misleading campaigning”. “I have proven my commitment to Roscommon Hospital and, in particular, to emergency services at the hospital and I will continue, if re-elected, to work as an Independent …

Local hospitals hygiene show room for improvement- Naughten

In East Galway, Health, Roscommon Hospital by Denis Naughten

  Local TD Denis Naughten has pointed out that there is room for improvement following the HIQA audit of Roscommon and Portiuncula Hospitals. In response to the HIQA audit of Roscommon County Hospital Denis Naughten welcomed the findings stating; “It is clear that a lot of work has been done at Roscommon County Hospital on the implementation of hygiene controls, …

Speech by Denis Naughten TD on the directions by the Minister for Health to the HSE board on local A&E departments in June/July 2011

In Blog, Health, Roscommon Hospital by Denis Naughten

  Dáil Éireann 29th January 2013 Check against delivery While the Minister for Health was trying to justify to the people of Roscommon why their A&E was to be closed, he was pushing through proposals to upgrade 2 other, local A&E departments, in Wexford & Kilkenny. The argument is being made that the issues in Roscommon were different, that it …

Naughten to challenge Health Minister on hospital controversy

In Health, News, Roscommon Hospital by Denis Naughten

  Local TD, Denis Naughten, intends to question Health Minister, James Reilly in the Dáil today on whether projects which were promised for Roscommon County Hospital were long fingered to fund the upgrade of Kilkenny’s A&E department.   Reports are now circulating that the delay in delivering the new endoscopy suite, the Governments “replacement” for the closure of the A&E …

Naughten welcomes Minister’s admission that local health services are inadequate

In Health, Roscommon Hospital, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Health Minister James Reilly’s recent admission that investment is needed in local health facilities in County Roscommon following the closure of the Accident and Emergency Department at Roscommon County Hospital has been welcomed by local TD, Denis Naughten. “This is the first public admission by the Minister for Health that there was no forward planning in advance of the closure …

Roscommon Hospital

In Roscommon Hospital by Denis Naughten

QUESTION NO: 493 DÁIL QUESTION addressed to the Minister for Health (Dr. James Reilly) by Deputy Denis Naughten for WRITTEN ANSWER on 02/11/2011 * To ask the Minister for Health further to his commitments of 21 July 2011 at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, if he will report on the independent review of the medical research into …