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More improvements needed in HSE centre in northwest – Hiqa

hse-2017The health watchdog claims more improvement is required in an intellectual disabilities facility in the northwest that it strongly criticised recently. An inspection report published today shows that three of the five outcomes analysed at the Sligo centre were found to be moderately noncompliant. In June, the Health Information and Quality Authority carried out an […]

Local TD fears Roscommon budget overrun will lead to health cuts

Mental HealthA local Independent TD claims health services in Roscommon will be cut unless the current financial problems in the area are solved. Details released to Shannonside FM show the HSE overspent its budget by more than €3.3 million in Roscommon, Galway and Mayo in the first four months of this year. The biggest deficit was […]

HSE audit critical of Athlone intellectual disability facility

hse-2017An internal HSE audit has made more than 50 negative findings about a service for people with intellectual disabilities in Athlone. A previously unpublished audit, released to Shannonside FM, found problems with the operation of a company credit-card at St Hilda’s Services, among a range of concerns. St Hilda’s Services in Athlone provides services to […]

Travel expenses for some HSE workers overclaimed

hse-2017A newly released audit reveals found certain HSE mental health staff in the Leitrim and surrounding region overclaimed on travel and subsistence expenses. It’s also revealed staff in the northwest were paid nearly €450,000 in expenses in a 17-month period, while five ‘risks’ were identified in the audit. The audit of travel expenses among Sligo, […]

Dail hears Leitrim woman unable to leave hospital as HSE won’t fund home care

Olivia HarteThe case of a Leitrim woman who wishes to leave hospital but cannot get funding for appropriate home care has been raised in the Dail this afternoon. Sinn Fein TD Mary Lou McDonald has claimed that Oliva Harte, from Cloone in Leitrim, is suffering from an acute form of Parkinson’s disease and is on a […]

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