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Management at UHG and Merlin Park hospitals plan to spearhead an international recruitment drive for nurses.
University and Merlin Park hospitals are owed more than €23 million from private health insurers. And most hospital consultants are offenders and are costing the health authority millions by failing to sign off on these claims, according to one local politician.
Mayo Fine Gael TD, John O’Mahony, has received assurances from the Minister for Health, Dr James O’Reilly, that a number of measures have been put in place to allow public hospitals such as Mayo General avail of quicker payment by health insurance companies.
Hospital medical board would be better off getting their consultant buddies to free up millions owed
The chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum has called on the medical board of Galway University Hospitals (GUH) to address the issue of consultants who are costing the hospitals millions of euro by failing to sign off private health insurance claims promptly.
A former vice chairperson of the HSE West’s regional health forum says the new Government must lift the embargo on staff recruitment at the city’s public hospitals if it is seriously committed to a one-tier public health system.
More than 19,000 of Galway’s longest waiting public patients have benefited from faster treatment through the work of the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF), a Government initiative designed to cut hospital waiting lists by offering public patients treatment in private hospitals.