Local health services face additional cuts as merger with Galway continues: Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Merger could result in €800,000 cuts to Roscommon health funding Denis Naughten TD has expressed concerns over the merging of community health services in Roscommon and Galway following the appointment of a new “super-manager” to run all health services in the county, outside of Roscommon County Hospital. This appointment means that Roscommon’s Primary Community and Continuing Care (PCCC) budget will …

Government to consider Wetlands Park to alleviate Shannon flooding: Naughten

In Infrastructure, South Roscommon, Tourism by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has been informed that the Government will consider a proposal to establish a national wetlands park in the North Midlands, which would also alleviate the scale of flooding from the River Shannon. Minister Jimmy Deenihan has agreed to have the proposal evaluated as a result of representations from Denis Naughten. “We are all aware of the …

Roscommon Hospital

In Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

QUESTION NO: 493 DÁIL QUESTION addressed to the Minister for Health (Dr. James Reilly) by Deputy Denis Naughten for WRITTEN ANSWER on 02/11/2011 * To ask the Minister for Health further to his commitments of 21 July 2011 at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children, if he will report on the independent review of the medical research into …

Local hospitals under threat as Government considers closures – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Local TD Denis Naughten has expressed surprised at the frank admission by Health Minister James Reilly and HSE Chief Cathal McGee that long stay hospitals for older people will not only see numbers reduced but could in fact be closed to balance the health budget. Such long stay hospitals locally include: St. Patricks Hospital, Carrick on Shannon; Aras Naomh Caoileann, …

Latest opening date for health centre autumn 2012 – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has expressed his disappointment at delays in the opening of the new primary care centre in Monksland. It has been confirmed that the target opening date of 1st January 2012 will now be missed. “Work has commenced on the development of the new health centre and the latest information I have been provided with by the HSE …

Merger of community health services remains a threat – Naughten

In Health by Denis Naughten

Denis Naughten TD has raised concerns over the merging of community health services in Roscommon and Galway following confirmation from the HSE that it is in discussions with unions over plans to recruit a senior management post on a joint basis between both counties. This would see control of Roscommon’s community health services budget – for services such as public …

Update on Roscommon Hospital

In Uncategorized by Denis Naughten

Denis is continuing to pursue issues in relation Roscommon County Hospital and local health services. Click here for the latest updates. Open publication – Free publishing – More dail