Hospitals

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Crowe calls for hospital parking charges to be abolished

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Sean Crowe, said he was shocked to learn that visitors to Tallaght University Hospital have paid out a whopping €1.2 million to a private company in order to park at the hospital in 2017. The Sinn Féin TD believes it is long past the time to abolish hospital car parking charges […]

Hospital trolley count figures highlight broken system – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Fein TD, Seán Crowe, has described the unprecedented Trolley Watch figures released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), which show over 50,000 patients on trolleys, as further proof that the current health system is broken. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “The Trolley Watch figures released by the INMO for May […]

Hospital capacity figures suggest they are beyond crisis point – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West Sinn Féin TD, Seán Crowe, has said that the implementation of full capacity protocols a whopping 3,541 times in hospitals across the state in 2017 is a dire signal of a health service beyond its crisis point. Deputy Seán Crowe said: “Full capacity protocol is a hospital’s highest-level measure for dealing with […]

Flu virus will add to hospital chaos – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has called on the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, to ensure that additional resources are put in place to deal with the very real possibility in a huge increase in patients presenting at hospitals following a dramatic rise in the number of ‘Australian flu’ cases. The Sinn Féin TD […]

Crowe tells Dáil that Tallaght Hospital is dangerous and unsafe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, raised the worrying and dangerous conditions in Tallaght Hospital with the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, in the Dáil. The Sinn Féin TD called for extra supports and resources to relieve the bed shortage and trolley crisis in hospital. Deputy Crowe said: “Tallaght Hospital is the busiest trauma hospital […]

Another increase in amount of patients on trolleys last month – Crowe

by Seán Crowe TD

Dublin South West TD, Seán Crowe, has described the increase in the number of patients on trolleys for the month of October as completely unacceptable. The Sinn Féin TD said that the figures, released by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), show that the amount of people on trolleys in our hospitals is increasing […]