Patients waiting for surgery are given warnings over cancellations

Public waiting-list patients who are scheduled for surgery in the coming months have been warned they risk having the operation cancelled as the trolley crisis worsens. The warning from surgeon Kenneth Mealy, president of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (RCSI), comes as patients in hospital emergency departments endured another day of intense overcrowding yesterday, with 525 waiting on […]

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Public need to know there are no more 'dangerous doctors' in health system – FF

People who are sick badly need to be reassured that there are no more “dangerous doctors” working in the health services. Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary said the comments by the High Court President about big flaws in doctor recruitment procedures raised very serious concerns among people who are ill and their families. Mr Calleary said Mr Justice Kelly’s “scathing […]

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