HSE Service Plan 2010 for Dublin / northeast

Here is a summary of the service plan of the HSE following the huge budget cuts of 2010.

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Here are a few notes to compliment the slides.

On slide 5, The restated 2009 allocation is the calculation based on the strip out of pay-cuts.

In Slide 6, the Ryan Report is on Child Care services. There is €3 million for home care packages for Dublin and Northeast.

Slide 7, A reduction in spending of €9 million in the commununity and €12 million in hospitals

Slide 9, there were 300 – 400 staff less by end of 2009 and this rate of job reduction will continue for a further 2 years

Slide 10, Dr Barry White is supposed to organize standard care pathways in common diseases.

Slide 11, Chronic diseases for example asthma and diabetes

Slide 12, this refers to DDOC and NEDOC

There were 25 primarty care teams in 2009 and another 59 in 2010 There are 84 in place and 32 inn development with no GP

Slide 13, The HSE is centralising the Medical card system. This has been a disaster and a disgrace. Everyone, including the HSE offices cannot get the new central facility on the phone. They are trying to organise a tracker system. The service to the public at the moment is disgraceful.

Drum should resign or be fired over this level of hassle for the public caused by him and his acolytes.

Slide 16.Every child in care should have an individual plan

Slide 17, The acute unit in partrane will move to Beaumont and the acute unit in Grangegorman will move to Connolly in Blanchardstown.

Slide 18, There will be an acute psychiatric unit in Drogeheda

There are 6 beds for acutely ill teenagers in St Vincents Fairview

Slide 22, New units for older people are St Josephs Raheny, Trim and St Vincents fairview all with 100 beds and 64 Rehabilitation beds in Clontarf.

In Dublin, there were 730 applications for fair deal and 413 approvals.

Slide 23 HIQA have criticized Trim, St Claires and St Mary’s old units as not up to the required standard.

Slide 26, The homeless strategy needs to be implemented and not talked about. School integration and busing if necessary should be urgently organised. It is important that social integration occurs across Irish society. Avoidance of ghettos is most urgent.

Slide 27. There is no indication of the waiting list for methadone treatment in the community in this list.

Slide 28. Transplants and other national services must have the international norm of protected beds irrespective of where they are done.

Slide 31. The transfer of Pediatric Neurosurgery from Beaumont to Temple Street

Slide 35. Pancreatic cancer at St Vincents Elm Park from Beaumont and Mater Rectal cancer at Beaumont and Mater from June 2009.