HSE Chiefs revealed that a Band 1 hospital (a HSE Regional Hospitals or a Voluntary Teaching Hospital) would not be needed at the core of every new Integrated Services Area (ISA), when they replied to questions from a packed audience at the HMI Forum, writes Maureen Browne.
Proposals for licensing legislation are to be submitted to the Government by the end of 2010, and there is a need for collaborative working to ensure strong effective governance and safe effective care, the Healthcare Risk Managers’ Forum was told.
The new HSE Integrated Care model will deliver services across Integrated Care Areas (ISAs), where one person will be responsible for all hospital and community services, Damien McCallion told the HMI Forum.
Conor Hannaway looks at some of the practical issues facing managers who wish to manage older employees in a more positive way and to avoid the legal issues that arise from a claim of age discrimination.
The new APEX Tracker which has been developed specifically for use in the Irish health services can be used as an everyday tool to plan, monitor and control a myriad of performance goals across the organisation as it focuses on the dynamics of performance as well as data collection.
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