In addition to the negative impact on the wellbeing of patients, Healthcare Associated Infections can also lead to an increased financial burden on the Irish health system, with reports indicating the annual cost is greater than €233 million, writes Brian Lee
The importance for the registered nurse to develop and maintain competence under the proposed new bill will now be explicit in order to sustain professional registration, write Justin Kerr and Margaret Prendergast
Labour Health Spokesperson, Jan O’Sullivan, T.D. urges health managers at all levels in the service to be as creative and as collegiate as possible in changing the way things are done to save money rather than cutting services
Health Manager would like to hear the views of Irish health managers on the significant change anticipated as a result of the “Croke Park” Agreement and the imminent departure of thousands of administrative, management and support staff.
Lean is founded on the principle that every individual should be a problem solver and that it is the job of leaders to educate and empower staff to find the answers for themselves, writes David Fillingham, CEO, AQuA (Advancing Quality Alliance) and former CEO of the Royal Bolton Hospital, where the introduction of lean brought about dramatic improvements in quality, patient experience, and staff morale.
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