Wrote most of this recently in hospital on my iPhone where I had the time as nothing else to do but observe the health system at work and participate in it! I am one of the 25% of the population who has neither a medical card nor private health insurance. I don’t believe in private […]
Entries Tagged as 'HSE'
August 23rd, 2012 · 1 Comment · HSE, Irish Politics, Recession
Minister for Health, James Reilly wrote to members of Fine Gael today. I thought you might be interested to see the contents. A winter of discontent ahead, how patients are not going to suffer when all agency staff are cut I don’t know. Embargoes on recruitment have already decimated many services. And the waiting time […]
December 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on UK government fast tracks HPV vaccine – Irish govt seeks sponsorship · HSE, Irish Politics, Recession
In the category of ‘look what a useless shower of muppets our government are…’ (Large category I know!) Just before Christmas the UK government announced that they will be fast tracking the roll out of the programme to vaccinate young women between the ages of 12 and 17. The roll out of the programme has […]
January 30th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Athlone Institute of Technology, HSE, Niall McElwee
I rang the HSE press office this afternoon to get the full scéal so to speak. I spelt out my blog name to the nice man on the phone and he said he’d be back to me. And true to form (ok ok not true to form at all…) Surprise surprise… They rang me back […]