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30th July 2019

IHCA statement on the planned opening of the Urgent Care Centre at Connolly Hospital

“We note the decision of the management of Children’s Hospital Ireland (CHI) to proceed with the planned opening of the Urgent Care Centre (UCC) at Connolly Hospital on Wednesday. 
19th July 2019

Over half of all HSE permanent consultant psychiatrist posts in the South East’s Mental Health Services unfilled

21 permanent consultant psychiatrist posts are either empty or only temporarily filled across the region IHCA data confirms damaging impact of consultant retention and recruitment crisis on region’s mental health services Almost half of all the HSE’s permanent consultant psychiatrist posts in the South East Mental Health are either empty or temporarily filled, new data has revealed.
17th July 2019

Proposed restructuring of health services does not go far enough – Irish Hospital Consultants Association

Hospital and community health services must be merged under regional organisations under new HSE plan to ensure best outcomes and greater efficiency Greater alignment between hospital and community services will not ensure integrated, joined up healthcare delivery for patients
12th July 2019

Unacceptable numbers awaiting hospital care according to the IHCA

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association has said that it is extremely concerned at the continuing deterioration in the number of people on waiting lists for hospital appointments.
3rd July 2019

New survey confirms that Government policy is negatively impacting patients and doctors

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) has said that a new survey from the Medical Council confirms that the Government’s policy towards new entrant consultants is driving our highly trained doctors and consultants abroad and undermining acute hospital care for patients.
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