HSE confirm tender process for STGH Patient Hotel has still not begun – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Health Simon Harris, and the HSE, to immediately escalate the tender process with respect to the patient hotel facility for South Tipperary General Hospital (STGH). Deputy McGrath was speaking after the HSE Procurement Office confirmed to him that so called ‘Mini Tender Competitions’ which are […]

Healy – South Tipperary General Hospital urgently needs 40 additional beds to rescue patients from trolley chaos at the hospital

South Tipperary General Hospital urgently needs 40 additional beds to rescue patients from trolley chaos at the hospital. These additional beds are absolutely essential and would make a huge difference for patients and staff. The Winter Health Service Initiative of the Government is generally disappointing. It is particularly so as regarding extra beds at South […]

Statement on South Tipperary General Hospital by Seamus Healy TD

Statement by Seamus Healy TD  087-2802199  Chairperson Save Our Acute Hospital Services Committee The decision by the Minister for Health to approve the commencement of the procurement process for additional beds at South Tipperary General Hospital is another success for the Save Our Acute Hospital Services Committee. The Committee, embracing all stakeholders, has been pursuing […]

Clonmel Hospital Initiative Must Put Patients First – INMO

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO), in the context of media reports about a “Patient Hotel”, in South Tipperary General Hospital Clonmel,  is warning that any initiative, seeking to increase bed capacity in the hospital, must put patient care as its absolute priority.   The current situation in Clonmel is totally unacceptable and unsafe […]