Naughten welcomes appointment of critical nursing staff at Roscommon Hospital

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

Denis Naughten has welcomed confirmation by the HSE that two existing theatre nursing vacancies at Roscommon County Hospital are to be filled through the redeployment/internal transfer of staff. “The theatre nursing posts are not only vital to the running of the running of surgery but also the maintenance of the 24/7 A&E department at Roscommon County Hospital,” stated Denis Naughten. …

Withdrawal of hospital services halted – Naughten

In Health, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Any plans by the HSE for the withdrawal of services from smaller hospitals have now been halted by Fine Gael, Denis Naughten confirmed this week. The decision has been made by Minister for Health, Dr. James Reilly, who previously wrote to the HSE prior to the election requesting that it would “refrain from implementing any changes in respect of services …

Naughten corrects misleading statements on FG commitment to Roscommon Hospital

In Health, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has clarified recent misleading statements that have been made regarding Fine Gael’s commitment to Roscommon Hospital and has reiterated that the commitment will secure the future of the hospital. “Over the last week several inaccurate and misleading statements have been made regarding Fine Gael’s commitment to the future of Roscommon Hospital,” stated Denis Naughten. “It is wholly inaccurate …

Naughten re-affirms commitment to Roscommon Hospital on RTE

In Health, Mid-Roscommon, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Fine Gael’s commitment to both retain and develop services at Roscommon Hospital was reiterated by Denis Naughten during his appearance on RTE1’s ‘Campaign Daily’ today (Monday). During a discussion on Fine Gael’s ‘FairCare’ plan to reform the health services Denis Naughten confirmed that under the plan the future of Roscommon Hospital – and other similar small hospitals – would be …

Local public sector sets agenda to protect pay and services

In Business & Jobs, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Fine Gael’s plans to modernise public services, which will protect the frontline, ensure public sector pay is not hit and support the taxpayer, can be driven from within the public sector, Denis Naughten has stated. “The expertise needed to modernise the public service already exists within the public service itself and nobody knows better how services need to improved than …

Naughten re-affirms commitment to Portiuncula Hospital

In Health, South Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten today (Monday) reiterated Fine Gael’s commitment on the future of small hospitals when interviewed on RTE1’s ‘Campaign Daily’. He confirmed that Fine Gael is committed to both retaining and developing services in small hospitals such as Portiuncula and Roscommon Hospitals “Under our proposals the future of services at Portiuncula Hospital will be determined locally. This will see a …

Denis Naughten features in poll on farmers’ choice for Agriculture Minister

In Agriculture, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten is leading the way among both the current and former Fine Gael Spokespersons on Agriculture as the farmers’ choice as the next Minister for Agriculture. A poll conducted by The Irish Farmers Journal shows that farmers clearly favour Roscommon-South Leitrim’s Denis Naughten for the Agriculture Minister post ahead of all other previous holders of the position with the …

Fine Gael plans will highlight quality Irish food – Naughten

In Agriculture by Denis Naughten

Fine Gael will introduce a single food label for all Irish produce which will emphasise Ireland’s ability to produce quality food, Denis Naughten has stated. “The label will be simple and easily recognisable in both domestic and international markets and will emphasise our ability to produce green, quality and healthy food,” stated Denis Naughten. “Under our system of clearer labelling …

Fine Gael will ensure decent living for farmers – Naughten

In Agriculture, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Fine Gael is committed to ensuring a decent living is available for farmers, Denis Naughten has stated. Among the measures being proposed by the party is ‘fair trade’ legislation which will ensure that farmers receive a fair price for their produce. “This legislation will force supermarkets to disclose the origin of products, put an end to unfair trading practices and …

Naughten welcomes progression of senior AMO appointment

In Health, Roscommon-South Leitrim by Denis Naughten

Confirmation that applications are to be invited for the post of Senior Area Medical Officer in County Roscommon, has been welcomed by Denis Naughten. “I have been informed by the HSE that this post will be advertised by the Public Appointments Service next week,” stated Denis Naughten. “This is welcome news and I would hope that appointment of a new …