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HSE clams funding made available to address concerns at Suaimhneas centre

Primary careThe HSE claims that funding has been provided to respond to a number of concerns raised in a recent Hiqa report into a centre for adults with intellectual disabilities in the northwest which also serves Leitrim. Inspectors found three major non-compliances in their report into the Suaimhneas centre in Sligo last October in areas such […]

HSE confirms northwest rehab and recovery unit to close this March

The Mental Health Commission is concerned about the care being provided at a unit in St John's Hospital in Sligo (Photo: Google Maps)The HSE has announced the rehab and recovery unit at St John’s Hospital in Sligo will close in March. It follows a number of very critical inspection reports from the Mental Health Commission, which banned new admissions or transfers to the unit which also serves Leitrim in November 2016. Since then, many of the residents […]

Castlerea mental-health facility transferred to childcare services

Knockroe House in Castlerea closed as a mental-health facility last year (Photo: Google Maps)  It’s being claimed a former mental-health service in Castlerea has been handed over to childcare services. Knockroe House was a 14-bed community residence for psychiatric patients, but closed last year. The minutes of internal HSE meetings had previously suggested it would become a resource centre for the mental-health service, amalgamating Ballaghaderreen and Castlerea day […]

HSE announces €1.2m for Sligo hospital upgrade

The heating facilities at Sligo University Hospital are being upgradedThe HSE has allocated €1.2 million towards the upgrade of boiler facilities in Sligo University Hospital. The executive today released its 2018 service plan, which shows €14.5 billion will be spent on healthcare next year, an increase of €608 million on 2017’s. The boiler plant and boiler room at Sligo hospital is to be upgraded, […]

Solicitor of Roscommon woman awarded €5m after HSE case warns lessons not being learned

Solicitor Damien Tansey and  Carla Surlis - pic via TV3 NewsA Sligo solicitor who represented the Surlis family from Roscommon in their case against the HSE says lessons are not being learned when it comes to medical negligence. Damien Tansey was speaking after the High Court yesterday awarded €5 million euro to Bernadette Surlis from Strokestown who suffered life-changing injuries after not being properly diagnosed […]

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