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From TheJournal.ie Record high number of patients waiting for hospital appointments in Ireland Crisis

Record high number of patients waiting for hospital appointments in Ireland

The number of patients waiting for a hospital appointment has jumped by more than 40,000 people in 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county? Home Help Hours

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?

A total of 6,819 people are waiting for funding for home help hours, but the HSE continues to deny any cuts to the service.

From TheJournal.ie CervicalCheck smear results weren't sent to some women due to IT glitch at US lab Waiting List

CervicalCheck smear results weren't sent to some women due to IT glitch at US lab

“It is unfortunate that the CervicalCheck programme has been hit with another body blow,” Sinn Féin TD Louise O’Reilly said.

From TheJournal.ie People in need of heart consultations in Meath are waiting up to two years for an appointment Waiting Lists

People in need of heart consultations in Meath are waiting up to two years for an appointment

Nearly 200 people have been waiting up to 22 months for a cardiac consultation at Our Lady’s Hospital Navan.

From TheJournal.ie Waiting lists for occupational therapy shoot up a massive 50% in just two years Spiralling

Waiting lists for occupational therapy shoot up a massive 50% in just two years

The huge lists may be just the tip of the iceberg – figures for those already undergoing treatment are not available according to the HSE.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not fair to leave people in this pain': Westmeath woman waiting 2 years for surgery on chronic back ailment Clock Is Ticking

'It's not fair to leave people in this pain': Westmeath woman waiting 2 years for surgery on chronic back ailment

Catherina Tobin has lost the power in one of her legs since being put on a surgery waiting list in May 2015.

From TheJournal.ie Stories of people on hospital waiting lists are "absolutely inexcusable", says Simon Harris Living On The List

Stories of people on hospital waiting lists are "absolutely inexcusable", says Simon Harris

RTÉ Investigates reveals the painful reality behind the numbers on hospital waiting lists in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought Waiting List

The housing crisis may be much worse than we thought

Figures released by Fianna Fáil show the social housing waiting list stands at 130,000 and not the 89,000 the government claims.

From TheJournal.ie The waiting lists for an NCT are ridiculously long at the moment... Gridlock

The waiting lists for an NCT are ridiculously long at the moment...

And it’s all because of penalty points. Hang about though, it might not all be bad news…

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: There was "no attempt to conceal" waiting list numbers Health

Varadkar: There was "no attempt to conceal" waiting list numbers

The HSE was accused of having ‘hidden waiting lists’ today.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Luke’s Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs’ Cystic Fibrosis

‘Luke’s Christmas wish is that his mammy gets new lungs’

Helen Taylor, a Cystic Fibrosis sufferer, has been on the organ transplant waiting list for almost a year.

From TheJournal.ie Nama has over 5,000 units suitable for social housing, but they've only handed over 13% Housing Crisis

Nama has over 5,000 units suitable for social housing, but they've only handed over 13%

Despite 790 housing units available for Dublin social housing, just 171 have been transferred to the council.

From TheJournal.ie HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year In The Red

HSE reports €163m deficit for first five months of the year

Latest patient and financial figures show scale of the task facing the new Health Minister…

From TheJournal.ie 'Adding to chaos': Waiting times for nursing home funding double over three months Fair Deal Scheme

'Adding to chaos': Waiting times for nursing home funding double over three months

The waiting time for funding increased from six to 12 weeks, while the number of people on the list rose by 500.

From TheJournal.ie Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units Housing Crisis

Council sale of four acres would provide just 22 social housing units

A councillor in south Dublin said the plan would to “nothing to tackle the growing house crisis” in the area.

From TheJournal.ie New palliative care unit in Kilkenny announced by Susie Long Hospice Fund Hospice

New palliative care unit in Kilkenny announced by Susie Long Hospice Fund

The fund want to continue working towards a 12 bed unit.

From TheJournal.ie HSE to fund bilateral cochlear implants for 100 children Health

HSE to fund bilateral cochlear implants for 100 children

A total of €3.2m was allocated in the latest HSE Service Plan for the cochlear implants to be fitted.

From TheJournal.ie Social housing waiting list falls to almost 90,000 households Housing Stock

Social housing waiting list falls to almost 90,000 households

Housing Minister Jan O’Sullivan said it emphasised the need for “momentum behind the delivery of social housing”.

From TheJournal.ie Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments Waiting List

Over 49,000 people are waiting for inpatient or day case treatments

Some 5,829 people are still waiting over 8 months despite the government’s target to ensure no one waits this long for treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Social housing in Ireland has reached ground zero Opinion

Column: Social housing in Ireland has reached ground zero

Despite demand being at an all-time high, funding for social housing has almost disappeared. If we commence building and utilise NAMA properties we can reduce waiting lists and stimulate the construction industry, writes Donal McManus.

From TheJournal.ie Some 500 GP referrals awaiting ultrasounds in Donegal BACKLOG

Some 500 GP referrals awaiting ultrasounds in Donegal

Patients are now being told they will have to wait an additional six weeks for the backlog to be cleared.

From TheJournal.ie "Too many people waiting far too long" - 200,000 on hospital waiting lists Waiting Lists

"Too many people waiting far too long" - 200,000 on hospital waiting lists

A total of 806 people have been waiting more than four years for consultant appointments…