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Interim CEO at St. Vincent’s
Acting Director Quality Assurance & Verification
Director Health Business Services
National Director National Ambulance Service
Training hours are working hours
Managed maternity network
Ombudsman for Children
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit opened
First private clinical teaching and research hospital
Beacon Hospital Deputy CEO
New laws to regulate surrogacy
Have your say on identifiers
A new era in mental health services
Hospital hand hygiene improving
HIQA publishes electronic prescribing standards
Universal GP services for over 70s
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The lack of resources for training and development of health managers and potential health managers has resulted in an approaching crisis in the recruitment and retention of these managers. Maureen Browne reports.
Jennifer Hayes, Department of Psychology, HSE, Cork, describes how she and her colleagues adapted an innovative approach to the delivery of mental health services within the community in Cork. In collaboration with 2 local GAA clubs.
The need to implement a radical change programme necessary to deliver a quality care in the rapidly constraining fiscal environment of 2007 – 2014 was paramount and resulted in significantly increased efficiency and performance in Cork University Hospital, writes Mr. Tony McNamara, Chief Executive Officer, Cork University Hospital.
Activity based funding will not only count cases – but will measure the complexity of the cases in ‘weighted units of care,’ which can be linked with money allowing much more sophisticated planning and control, writes Ms. Maureen Cronin.
The ambition of the RCSI Hospitals Group, Ospideil RCSI, was to be the first Hospital Trust in the country, Mr. Bill Maher, CEO, of the Group said when he addressed HMI fora in the Dublin North Eastern and Dublin Mid Leinster regions. Maureen Browne reports.
The National Service Plan for 2015 (NSP 2015) indicates that the health services can spend €115 million or 1% more this year than it did in 2014, Mr. Stephen Mulvany, Chief Finance Officer, HSE told a meeting of HMI Regional Forum in Dublin. Maureen Browne reports.
A major challenge for the Saolta University Health Care Group (Grúpa Ollscoile Cúram Slainte) was how to change staff culture from being hospital-oriented people to being Group-oriented people, Mr. John Shaughnessy, Director of HR with the Group told a meeting of HMI West. Maureen Browne reports.
A Major Trauma Network policy for Ireland was being developed, a review of the future location of the Dublin maternity services was due to be completed in April and an application for planning permission for the new Children’s Hospital, including its two satellite centres, would be submitted to Bord Pleanála this summer, Ms. Fionnuala Duffy, Head of the Acute Hospital Policy Unit, Department of Health with responsibility for the establishment of Hospital Groups and the development of the new Children’s Hospital, told a HMI Forum in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin. Maureen Browne reports.
Ms. Niamh Callaghan looks at the compliance and changes for hospitals, foundations and charities limited by guarantee as a result of the new Companies Act which has been signed into law and is expected to commence on June 1, 2015.
Ms. Siobhán Bonham described how, over the past two years, staff at the National Rehabilitation Hospital engaged in a programme of stakeholder engagement to enable them to create better and more user friendly design for the first phase of their new hospital.
Breakthrough is a blended learning and action learning based programme designed to encourage managers to work together on team-based projects that are relevant to the strategic plans and future direction of their respective organisations, writes Ms. Karen Maher.
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