Archive for September, 2012

Future of the Cottage Hospital in Drogheda secured

Sep 28, 2012 Comments Off by Gerald Nash

Joint statement from Minister of State Fergus O’Dowd TD and Gerald Nash TD Following a final meeting with HSE officials on Sept 27th, which was the culmination of months of negotiations, we are pleased to announce that we have secured the long-term future of the Cottage Hospital in Drogheda. We have jointly delivered what we [...]

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NASH WELCOMES REFERENDUM ON RIGHTS OF CHILDREN

Sep 21, 2012 Comments Off by Gerald Nash

NASH WELCOMES REFERENDUM ON RIGHTS OF CHILDREN Gerald Nash has welcomed the referendum on children’s rights, hailing it as a progressive step which will ensure the protection of children in the constitution. “Should this referendum pass, and I very much hope that it does, it will have a profoundly positive impact on the way children [...]

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‘OLD MONDAY TO FRIDAY, 9-5 SERVICE FROM HOSPITAL CONSULTANTS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE’ – NASH

Sep 17, 2012 Comments Off by Gerald Nash

‘OLD MONDAY TO FRIDAY, 9-5 SERVICE FROM HOSPITAL CONSULTANTS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE’ – NASH Labour T.D. Gerald Nash has welcomed the new work and pay arrangements for hospital consultants, which will result in a reduction of 30% in starting salaries for new consultants and a restructured rostering arrangement for all consultants. Securing Euro 200 million [...]

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‘THINK AHEAD’ PILOT SCHEME A PIONEERING INITIATIVE

Sep 10, 2012 Comments Off

Labour T.D. Gerald Nash today welcomed the launch of the pioneering ‘Think Ahead’ initiative which will be piloted in Louth before being rolled out nationwide in 2013. The programme is an initiative of the Irish Hospice Foundation. It encourages people of all ages to actively consider how well family members and loved ones would know [...]

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