Government must provide clear timetable on Hospital investment– Naughten

In Health, Mid-Roscommon by Denis Naughten

25th July 2011 Local TD, Denis Naughten is calling on the Government to provide a clear timetable for their proposed investment at Roscommon County Hospital. Responding to questions from Deputy Naughten at the Dáil Health Committee last week, Minister James Reilly said “The future of Roscommon is a priority for me and this Government and I want it to be …

Concern raised by Ambulance transfers from Roscommon – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

But Minister commits to independent assessment of medical research 21 July 2011 Denis Naughten TD has expressed serious concern regarding the failure to provide adequate and appropriate emergency ambulance service to the people of County Roscommon. However, Denis Naughten has been given a commitment by the Health Minister, to have an independent evaluation of the medical evidence which it is …

Naughten meets with Health Minister regarding Roscommon A&E

In Health by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has met with Health Minister James Reilly regarding the serious threat that presently hangs over the A&E department at Roscommon County Hospital. At the meeting Deputy Naughten expressed his deep concern regarding proposals to reduce the opening hours of the A&E department and outlined the anger felt from the local community served by Roscommon County Hospital. …

Naughten taking threats to County Hospital directly to Minister

In Health by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has today (Monday) confirmed that he is to meet with the Minister for Health to seek immediate action to avert the current threat from the HSE to Roscommon Hospital. Denis Naughten stated that he is taking the threats by the HSE regarding services at the hospital very seriously and confirmed he will bring the issue directly …

Action on sunbeds welcomed as 48 cases of skin cancer diagnosed in Leitrim – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD pictured with ICS head of advocacy and communications Kathleen O’Meara and Care to Drive volunteer Roddy C. Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the Government’s commitment to introduce legislation on the use of sunbeds by the end of the year. Speaking following a briefing by the Irish Cancer Society, Denis Naughten said: “I am delighted to lend …

Action on sunbeds welcomed as 134 cases of skin cancer diagnosed in Roscommon – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD pictured with ICS head of advocacy and communications Kathleen O’Meara and Care to Drive volunteer Roddy C. Local TD Denis Naughten has welcomed the Government’s commitment to introduce legislation on the use of sunbeds by the end of the year. Speaking following a briefing by the Irish Cancer Society, Denis Naughten said: “I am delighted to lend …

Naughten welcomes revamp of disabled permits

In Health, Older People by Denis Naughten

Local TD, Denis Naughten has welcomed a reform of the disabled driver parking permit scheme which will dramatically reduce the fraudulent use of such permits. The new changes come into law on 1st June and will also increase the size & availability of some disabled parking bays, which will be of benefit to all road users. Not only is the …

Naughten welcomes appointment of critical nursing staff at Roscommon Hospital

In East-Roscommon, Health, Mid-Roscommon, North-Roscommon 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 …