Naughten seeks community apology on foot of Child Care Report

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

Denis Naughten has called on the Government to direct the HSE to issue an apology to those in the community who brought concerns over the care of the children at the centre of the Roscommon Child Care Case to the attention of the authorities. “The impression had been given at the time of the original court cases that the local …

Speech by Denis Naughten TD during Dáil Statements on Roscommon Child Care Inquiry Report

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

As a local TD I am deeply concerned by this case and appalled that the abuse could have continued for so long without appropriate action by the authorities. But this is first and foremost a tragedy, and our thoughts and prayers must be with the children who lost the opportunity to grow up in a loving home. We must ensure …

Roscommon Hospital can help deal with cancer test delays– Naughten

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

Denis Naughten yesterday highlighted the potential which Roscommon Hospital has to deal with the current backlog of people waiting for colonoscopy tests for suspected bowel cancer. Speaking at a Dáil Committee yesterday Denis Naughten revealed that there has been a 52% increase in the number of people waiting more than 3 months for this vital cancer test, yet Roscommon County …

Naughten highlights staffing crisis at Elphin Day Care Centre

In East-Roscommon, Health, Older People by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has received an assurance from the Justice Minister that he will seek to avert a serious staffing crisis at Elphin Day Care Centre, caused by delays in processing applications for Garda Clearance. Denis Naughten raised the matter with the Justice Minister, Dermot Ahern TD on the floor of the Dáil last week where he highlighted the fact that …

Failure to type 1 letter a day leaves patients without service – Naughten

In Health, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Failure to type 1 letter a day leaves patients without service – Naughten Fine Gael Deputy Health Spokesperson, Denis Naughten TD, has described the removal of an important day surgery clinic from Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe due to lack of clerical support as “a scandal”. “The plastic surgery service, one of the new outreach services established at the Hospital taking …