Tags » Waiting Lists

My Journey through the Independent Living Movement, by Lorraine Cooke

Lorraine Cooke recalls her experience of moving from a residential service back to her family home, before moving to a home of her own. She also tells us why the Independent Living Movement is so important to her. 564 more words

Activism

The waiting list that never ends

So near and yet so far. After all the delays in getting assessed for autism we were finally starting to make some progress. AQ and EQ questionnaires all done. 158 more words

Waiting till Godot knows when

The surprise at the inaccuracy of waiting lists is, well a surprise. Whatever about public waiting times, try asking the HSE, or any public or voluntary hospital, what the waiting times are for private patients. 773 more words

Politics

EXCLUSIVE: Quebec autism action plan on hold, family gears up for legal fight

A Montreal family forced to crowd fund for speech therapy for six-year-old Charlotte Kuhn, who has autism, is building a case against the Quebec government. 514 more words

Canada

Urology Services - Waterford University Hospital

In view of the fact that the urology outpatient waiting list at Waterford University Hospital is now 48-plus months, I asked Minister for Health Simon Harris what proposals he has to rectify the situation. 20 more words

South Tipperary General Hospital

You could blow me down with a feather – a decrease in social housing leads to lengthening housing waiting lists!

There is a report out today that shows the obvious: that those areas that those areas with disproportionate decreases in social housing have the fastest growing housing waiting lists. 235 more words

Housing

Lengthy waits to see GPs may pose serious risk to patients, says top doctor

People with non-urgent conditions may be neglected amid long waiting times, leading to acute problems, warns head of GPs’ body

David Batty and agency

Thousands of patients could be put at serious risk of life-threatening or life-changing health problems as they wait several weeks to see family doctors, a leading GP has warned. 619 more words

GPs