Roscommon Town ambulance service to be slashed– Naughten

In Health, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

The Roscommon Town ambulance service is to be slashed from 15th June next following confirmation that the National Ambulance Service is to relocate an ambulance from Roscommon Town to Loughglynn, which will see the Roscommon base lose 1/3 of its ambulances during the day and half of its ambulance coverage at night.

Naughten raises Fr. Molloy report with Justice Minister

In Families, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald in response to Denis Naughten has again reiterated that she has no plans to commission a further review of the Fr. Molloy case.

Denis Naughten raised the issue in the Dáil, seeking to have an independent review of all files held by the State into into the circumstances surrounding the death of Fr. Molloy.

Roscommon charged €6k each week for “free” x-ray service – Naughten

In Health, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Hospital group shambles exposed  21st May 2015 The revelation that Roscommon County Hospital, one of the hospitals within the Saolta Hospital group, is being billed €6,000/week for the remote reading of x-rays, which could easily be covered free of charge, by University Hospital Galway, clearly exposes the fact that the new hospital groups are nothing more than a shambles, Denis …

Another broken promise on ambulance service – Naughten

In Health, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has welcomed the publication of a letter by Mr. Liam McMullen, Consultant Surgeon at Roscommon County Hospital, which clearly shows that the HSE has failed to provide a safe ambulance service to the people of County Roscommon following the closure of Roscommon A&E…

Government must apologise to Roscommon Hospital staff & community – Naughten

In Health, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

“The release of the death rate at Roscommon Hospital by James Reilly in July 2011 did irreparable damage to the reputation of the hospital and as a result its staff, and the only way to restore the good name of all involved is for the Government to publicly accept that it got it wrong by releasing these flawed figures and apologise to the staff involved,” stated Denis Naughten.

Announcement on Roscommon jobs expected by mid-year – Naughten

In Jobs, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has been informed that an announcement on the IDA jobs in Roscommon Town is expected by the middle of 2015. Deputy Naughten raised the issue again recently with the Minister for Jobs, Richard Bruton, who informed him that “IDA Ireland that it is confident that it will be in a position to make an announcement relating …

Naughten raises Fr. Molloy report with Justice Minister

In Families, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has been informed by Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald in the Dáil today that she is now in possession of the report on the review of the files pertaining to the death of Fr. Niall Molloy. Denis Naughten has again raised the issue in the Dáil, where he has on many occasions called on the Justice Minister …

Roscommon without ambulance cover every 3 days – Naughten

In East-Roscommon, Health, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon, South Roscommon, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

  27th August 2014 Every three days the Roscommon Town ambulance base, which provides emergency cover for the majority of County Roscommon, has been left without any ambulance available to respond to an emergency, local TD Denis Naughten has claimed. Deputy Naughten has come into the possession of confidential documents which list 216 incidents/near misses at the Roscommon Town ambulance …