Roscommon to lose its A&E ambulances from 1st February The Roscommon Town ambulance service is to be slashed from 1st February next following confirmation that an ambulance from Roscommon Town is to be relocated to Loughglynn. This will see the Roscommon base lose a third of its ambulances during the day and half of its ambulance coverage at night. “The …
Denis Naughten has described news that the Westdoc out of hours GP service, based in Roscommon Town, is now covering the Craughwell area of Co. Galway at certain times of the week as “another blow to our local health service”. “It is just not good enough. We have lost our A&E, we have an ambulance service which is on a …
The Court Service is in discussion with Roscommon County Council about the future of Roscommon Courthouse, with a view to redeveloping the building to meet modern court requirements, according to Denis Naughten TD. The existing courthouse building is totally inappropriate not only in terms of physical access for people with a disability but also in catering for family law cases. …
Roscommon ambulance service on a knife edge – Naughten
The HSE and Minister of State at the Department of Health, Kathleen Lynch TD, are to seek a postponement of action by HIQA which would have a direct impact on the operation of the Sacred Heart Hospital, Roscommon.
Denis Naughten is calling on the Minister for Health & 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.
“The announcement by Government that the endoscopy unit at Roscommon will only open on a phased basis during 2016 is disappointing” states Denis Naughten TD.
Roscommon A&E needed to take pressure off hospitals
“There has been a 70% increase in the number of patients left on trollies in local emergency departments during the month of August when compared to August 2014” states Denis Naughten TD
HSE management is deliberately undermining the future of the Sacred Heart Hospital by delaying the submission of detailed plans for its upgrade to the Department of Health, according to Denis Naughten TD.
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