Health Service Executive annual report and annual financial statement 2009

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/104963
Title:
Health Service Executive annual report and annual financial statement 2009
Other Titles:
HSE annual report 2009
Authors:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Publisher:
Health Service Executive (HSE)
Issue Date:
Jun-2010
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/104963
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
During 2009: • More services were provided with proportionately less funding • The number of patients waiting for inpatient and day case procedures continued to decline – compared to 2008 the number waiting over 12 months for inpatient care declined by 64% and 66% for day case care • More procedures were carried out on a day case basis – up 7% on 2008 and up 32% since 2005 • For certain procedures in areas such as Ophthalmology, ENT surgery, 66% of activity was undertaken on a day case basis • The number of new attendees seen in Outpatients Clinics increased by nearly 5% • 98% of people with symptomatic breast disease classifi ed as urgent are now seen within two weeks of referral, with 95% being seen within the 12 week target • The number of operating Primary Care Teams exceeded our target reaching 219 at the end of 2009, with a further 184 in development • New services were implemented with the essential support of new capital infrastructure; examples include the opening of new medical assessment units in Galway and Sligo, early childcare services in Mayo and outreach family support in Cork, a new Outpatient Department in Kilkenny, doubling our national bed capacity for child and adolescent inpatient facilities, new disability facilities in Athlone, community nursing units for older people in Dublin, a new palliative care suite in Tuam, and also the expansion of addiction counselling services in Cork.
Keywords:
HEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT; FINANCE

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorHealth Service Executive (HSE)en
dc.date.accessioned2010-06-17T10:25:19Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-17T10:25:19Z-
dc.date.issued2010-06-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/104963-
dc.descriptionDuring 2009: • More services were provided with proportionately less funding • The number of patients waiting for inpatient and day case procedures continued to decline – compared to 2008 the number waiting over 12 months for inpatient care declined by 64% and 66% for day case care • More procedures were carried out on a day case basis – up 7% on 2008 and up 32% since 2005 • For certain procedures in areas such as Ophthalmology, ENT surgery, 66% of activity was undertaken on a day case basis • The number of new attendees seen in Outpatients Clinics increased by nearly 5% • 98% of people with symptomatic breast disease classifi ed as urgent are now seen within two weeks of referral, with 95% being seen within the 12 week target • The number of operating Primary Care Teams exceeded our target reaching 219 at the end of 2009, with a further 184 in development • New services were implemented with the essential support of new capital infrastructure; examples include the opening of new medical assessment units in Galway and Sligo, early childcare services in Mayo and outreach family support in Cork, a new Outpatient Department in Kilkenny, doubling our national bed capacity for child and adolescent inpatient facilities, new disability facilities in Athlone, community nursing units for older people in Dublin, a new palliative care suite in Tuam, and also the expansion of addiction counselling services in Cork.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherHealth Service Executive (HSE)en
dc.subjectHEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENTen
dc.subjectFINANCEen
dc.titleHealth Service Executive annual report and annual financial statement 2009en
dc.title.alternativeHSE annual report 2009en
dc.typeReporten
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