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 …

28% of all birth incidents in Saolta hospitals – Naughten

In East Galway, Health by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has today (Wednesday) called on the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, to ensure that the inquiry at Portiuncula Hospital is extended following the disclosure that 28% of all birth specific maternity incidents nationally, happened in the 5 maternity hospitals in the West/North West Hospital Group.

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…

HSE fails to provide reassurance on future of Rosalie Unit – Naughten

In Health, West-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten has described the failure by the HSE to outline its future plan for the Rosalie Unit and those that are presently resident in the unit, as “deeply concerning” On foot of questioning the Health Minister in the Dáil, the HSE have responded to Denis Naughten by stating “clients have recently been assessed and over the coming weeks/months we …