Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Firefighter sues Dublin nursing home over shoulder injury

The emergency services worker has gone to the High Court, claiming that he injured his shoulder while pulling a patient on a trolley

Minister Donnelly launches public consultation on ‘patient voice partner’ policy

The Department of Health has developed the national patient voice partner policy in a bid to acknowledge the central role that patients have to play in the reform of health services.

Primary Health Properties adds Irish property management firm to portfolio

It has also signed a long-term development pipeline agreement providing access to a strong pipeline of future primary care projects in Ireland

Surprising effect pandemic still having on care sector

Amid the conclusions of a recent study, almost a third of workers think the business they work for is less efficient now as a result of its response to Covid-19

Renewed calls for NHS-style universal care as Church of England weighs...

The sector reacts as Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said that failure to fix the UK's social care system would be a 'collective sin'

Extensions made to non-executive members of the Northern Ireland Social Care...

The Department of Health has announced extensions to the terms of appointment of four Non-Executive Members of the Northern Ireland Social Care Council.

HCCI publishes first of its kind analysis of home care in...

The Waiting List Lottery is a 25 page report by HCCI analysing data on the size of the home care waiting list, how a CHO meets its targets, and more. Click here to read to report.

‘We cannot keep asking our teams to go through this,’ laments...

Department of Health Permanent Secretary Peter May has described the efforts that are being made across health and social care to get the system through this winter

Flu cases ‘appear to be declining’ across Ireland

Health Protection Surveillance Centre did, however, warn that 'influenza continues to circulate in the community in Ireland' in a post to its website

Scandal-rocked French care group Orpea admits breakdown of €3.8bn debt restructuring...

Orpea had until yesterday been in talks with 'third-party investors' regarding 'approximately 50% of the company's €3.8bn unsecured debt'

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