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An innovative health care service which enables the drawing and collection of blood from patients within a residential setting has been established by Kiltoom resident, Mary Hanafin.
A total of 6,000 nursing home residents and staff in the west have been tested for Covid-19 as part of a mass countrywide initiative aimed at identifying those affected by the virus in these facilities.
The Government must clarify its position on the financial package to be offered to student nurses who have been re-called for placement in hospitals throughout the State.
The decision by the HSE to close the home help scheme to new entrants will trap carers in their homes and leave them unable to access a break from the 24/7 care they provide, according to local TD Denis Naughten, the Deputy adding that the announcement will “lead to a situation where families will have no choice but to admit older people to long term nursing home care”.
Management at UHG and Merlin Park hospitals plan to spearhead an international recruitment drive for nurses.
Unacceptable working conditions at the emergency department of the west's biggest hospital is driving highly trained and experienced nurses out of the public system into the arms of local private hospitals.
The recruitment of paediatric nurses to fill new posts in the A&E department at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe, has been warmly welcomed by Deputy Denis Naughten.
The private home care sector in Ireland remains a strong growth sector for jobs. An aging population coupled with new regulations means care workers now require a FETAC qualification.
The healthcare sector in Ireland has witnessed significant changes in the past 10 years. Increased regulation now means carers and healthcare workers are required to obtain FETAC/QQI accredited courses to work in the care sector.
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has secured 90 nursing and midwifery posts in the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar following negotiations with local management.