The Mental Health Commission has highlighted common and “quite astounding” deficiencies across the country in mental health service provision, from Cork to Donegal.
An eight-month delay in opening a €15m psychiatric unit at Cork University Hospital (CUH) is due to end today with the transfer of nurses and patients to the 50-bed facility.
The Psychiatric Nurses Association is calling for a full and independent inquiry into what it is calling a “Leas Cross” scenario, following the death of a woman recently moved from a psychiatric facility to a nursing home.
I REFER to your report and editorial comment (Jan 17) on the 2012 HSE National Service Plan.
PLANS to close a Victorian-era psychiatric hospital in Killarney, which has been earmarked for closure for more than 10 years, have finally been received by the Mental Health Commission (MHC).
THE retirement of an unprecedented number of psychiatric nurses in Kerry will have serous implications for mental health services in the county, a nurses’ union leader warned.
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