ALONE – The Provision Of Quality Home Care Packages For Older People Is A Necessity

ALONE, the charity that supports older people to age at home, have expressed their disappointment in the HSE following the news that a 92-year-old woman has been in hospital for almost 300 days due to a lack of funding for home care packages. ALONE is calling on the government to increase home help hours in […]

Record Number Of Hospital Patients On Trolleys In 2011

– Overall increase of 14% to 86,481 – December figure shows welcome reduction of 13% The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation’s (INMO) trolley watch survey, for 2011 (see attached), has confirmed that it was the worst year, for patients on trolleys, since the Organisation commenced maintaining records in 2004. The figures confirm that 86,481 patients, […]