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Five Aras Attracta staff get injunctions halting HSE investigation

Five Aras Attracta staff get injunctions halting HSE investigation | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Executive was carrying out internal inquiry into complaints against psychiatric nurses
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In the HSE, nobody is ever responsible for mistakes - Independent.ie

In the HSE, nobody is ever responsible for mistakes - Independent.ie | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
In early 2014, as she stood down after seven-and-a-half years as head of Hiqa, the health service watchdog, Dr Tracey Cooper's parting shot was: "We have not yet cracked accountabi
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Hiqa calls for organisation to oversee patient safety

Hiqa calls for organisation to oversee patient safety | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Headline Hiqa calls for organisation to oversee patient safety
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Current health system 'upside down' - NAGP

Current health system 'upside down' - NAGP | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
The National Association of General Practitioners has said the current health system is "upside down".
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Portlaoise hospital apologises for ‘failings’ over death of baby

Portlaoise hospital apologises  for ‘failings’ over  death of  baby | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Mother of Dylan Franks thought because she had smoked she was responsible
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Nearly 800 negligence and injury claims in north Wales - BBC News

Nearly 800 negligence and injury claims in north Wales - BBC News | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
There are nearly 800 open claims against north Wales' health board totalling more than £90m, a report says.
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Doctor found guilty of professional misconduct - Independent.ie

Doctor found guilty of professional misconduct - Independent.ie | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
A DOCTOR has been found guilty of poor professional performance and professional misconduct on multiple counts at a disciplinary inquiry.
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Single agency to report medical negligence cases 'would improve patient safety'

Single agency to report medical negligence cases 'would improve patient safety' | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Reporting medical negligence cases to a single agency would improve patient safety, says Hiqa.
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Single agency to report medical negligence cases 'would improve patient safety'

Single agency to report medical negligence cases 'would improve patient safety' | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Reporting medical negligence cases to a single agency would improve patient safety, says Hiqa.
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Inquest concludes sepsis a factor in woman's death

Inquest concludes sepsis a factor in woman's death | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
An inquest into the death of a Co Monaghan woman who died just over an hour after discharge from hospital in Drogheda has concluded that sepsis was a significant contributory factor in her death.
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HSE apologises for treatment of elderly patient

HSE apologises for treatment of elderly patient | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
The HSE has apologised at the High Court for the circumstances surrounding the discharge of an 82-year-old woman from hospital last week, which were described as substandard.
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HSE head asks why State contests negligence cases

HSE head asks why State contests negligence cases | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Tony O’Brien says challenges delay compensation and State loses virtually all of them
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Doctor told patient not to complain about his work

Doctor told patient not to complain about his work | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
An expert witness at a Medical Council inquiry into allegations against a surgical senior house officer has said he believed Dr Omar Hassan was guilty of professional misconduct.
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HSE apologises to patient over delay in investigation

HSE apologises to patient over delay in investigation | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Psychiatrist crossed personal boundaries when treating patient, report finds
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Man whose voice box was unnecessarily removed sues HSE

Man whose voice box was unnecessarily removed sues HSE | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Kevin McMahon unable to speak naturally after 14-hour operation at Limerick hospital
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Two senior St Vincent's hospital staff dismissed

Two senior St Vincent's hospital staff dismissed | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Two senior staff members who were employed at St Vincent's University Hospital in Dublin in the purchasing and procurement department have been dismissed, the hospital has confirmed to RTÉ News.
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Six figure compensation claim for children of dead C-section mother Frances Cappuccini

Six figure compensation claim for children of dead C-section mother Frances Cappuccini | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Frances Cappuccini’s widowed husband Tom seeking substantial settlement to
provide for the couple’s two young sons, Luca and Giacomo
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Women frustrated by lack of progress on Portlaoise cases

Women frustrated by lack of progress on Portlaoise cases | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Analysis: Promises for better care in future are no help to those who already suffered
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Shauna Keyes: I lost Joshua in childbirth at Portlaoise hospital

Shauna Keyes: I lost Joshua in childbirth at Portlaoise hospital | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
The law must change to legally oblige medics to inform patients of errors – this will restore trust
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Man (53) dies three days after 'routine' hernia op at hospital - Independent.ie

Man (53) dies three days after 'routine' hernia op at hospital - Independent.ie | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
A verdict of medical misadventure has been returned in the death of a 53 year old Donegal man who died from sepsis three days after a routine hernia operation at Sligo University Hospit
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Huge rise in waiting times to see consultants in SWAH revealed

Huge rise in waiting times to see consultants in SWAH revealed | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
THE number of people waiting longer than the maximum time of 18 weeks to see a consultant for the first time at South West Acute Hospital has…
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Minister to push for law on medical negligence

Minister to push for law on medical negligence | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Bereaved families say criminal sanctions should be available in the worst cases
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23 recommendations in Portloaise baby death report

23 recommendations in Portloaise baby death report | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
The HSE will today publish a report into the death of baby Joshua Keyes Cornally - one of four baby deaths exposed as part of an RTÉ investigation into care provided at the maternity unit of the Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise.
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HSE admits 2016 plan carries ‘substantial financial risk’

HSE admits 2016 plan carries ‘substantial financial risk’ | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Tony O’Brien stresses there are no plans to change the eligibility rules for medical cards
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We need a legal duty of candour to break defensive culture

We need a legal duty of candour to break defensive culture | Medical Negligence & Patient Safety | Scoop.it
Headline We need a legal duty of candour to break defensive culture
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