New Events

Tipperary

no events posted in last week

Blog Feeds

Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link RTE in breach of its own editorial principles Anthony

offsite link Waiting for SIPO Anthony

offsite link Formal complaint against Robert Watt Anthony

offsite link RTE bias complaint Anthony

offsite link Fergus Finlay and the maternity hospital ‘gotcha’ trap Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

Human Rights in Ireland
A Blog About Human Rights

offsite link UN human rights chief calls for priority action ahead of climate summit Sat Oct 30, 2021 17:18 | Human Rights

offsite link 5 Year Anniversary Of Kem Ley?s Death Sun Jul 11, 2021 12:34 | Human Rights

offsite link Poor Living Conditions for Migrants in Southern Italy Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:14 | Human Rights

offsite link Right to Water Mon Aug 03, 2020 19:13 | Human Rights

offsite link Human Rights Fri Mar 20, 2020 16:33 | Human Rights

Human Rights in Ireland >>

Lockdown Skeptics

The Daily Sceptic

offsite link News Round-Up Fri Jan 27, 2023 03:05 | Will Jones
A summary of the most interesting stories in the past 24 hours that challenge the prevailing orthodoxy about the virus and the vaccines, the ?climate emergency? and the supposed moral defects of Western civilisation.
The post News Round-Up appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link You Can?t Make It Up Thu Jan 26, 2023 17:00 | Noah Carl
Once-great academic institutions are fond of commissioning long reports into their historical ?links? with racism. The latest institution to partake in this ritual is the American Society of Human Genetics.
The post You Can?t Make It Up appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Andrew Bridgen Sues Matt Hancock for £100,000 Over Anti-Semitic Smear in Vaccine Row Thu Jan 26, 2023 13:53 | Will Jones
Andrew Bridgen is suing Matt Hancock for £100,000 over a Twitter message in which the ex-Health Secretary accused him of spouting ?anti-Semitic, anti-vax, anti-scientific conspiracy theories? about the COVID-19 vaccines.
The post Andrew Bridgen Sues Matt Hancock for £100,000 Over Anti-Semitic Smear in Vaccine Row appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Pfizer Doing Gain-of-Function Research to Mutate Covid and Make More Vaccines, Says Pfizer Executive... Thu Jan 26, 2023 10:00 | Will Jones
Pfizer is ?doing gain-of-function research to mutate Covid in order to create more vaccines?, a ?Pfizer executive? has revealed in explosive new undercover footage.
The post Pfizer Doing Gain-of-Function Research to Mutate Covid and Make More Vaccines, Says Pfizer Executive in Explosive Undercover Video appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Alps Were Up to 7°C Warmer in the Recent Past, Dramatic New Evidence Shows Thu Jan 26, 2023 09:00 | Chris Morrison
Important evidence has emerged showing summer temperatures in the high Alps were up to 7°C higher between 4,000 BC and around AD 700, showing how Earth's temperature undergoes large natural changes.
The post Alps Were Up to 7°C Warmer in the Recent Past, Dramatic New Evidence Shows appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

Lockdown Skeptics >>

Voltaire Network
Voltaire, international edition

offsite link Two European Union states poised to sever diplomatic relations with Russia Thu Jan 26, 2023 16:09 | en

offsite link The Whole of Europe Turned Into a Battlefield, by Manlio Dinucci Tue Jan 24, 2023 07:26 | en

offsite link The war in Ukraine to maintain the European Union under tutelage, by Thierry Mey... Tue Jan 24, 2023 06:59 | en

offsite link "Voltaire, International Newsletter" N°24 Mon Jan 23, 2023 06:55 | en

offsite link Russia calls for Angela Merkel and François Hollande to be put on trial Thu Jan 19, 2023 08:37 | en

Voltaire Network >>

Minister Mansergh Must Support South Tipperary General Hospital

category tipperary | worker & community struggles and protests | press release author Tuesday September 28, 2010 18:18author by Cllr Seamus Healyauthor email cllrseamus.healy at southtippcoco dot ieauthor phone 087-2802199 Report this post to the editors

Cllr. Seamus Healy, Chairperson Save Our Acute Hospital Services Committee, has called on Minister Martin Mansergh T.D. to publicly support South Tipperary General Hospital and to publicly call on the Minister for Health and the Health Service Executive to stop the so-called reconfiguration process.

Minister Mansergah’s Fianna Fáil colleague, Wexford Minister Sean Connick T.D. has already publicly called, on Monday’s Morning Ireland programme, for the reconfiguration of Wexford General Hospital to be parked.

Cllr. Healy’s statement comes in the wake of new and very serious proposals by the Health Service Executive to strip South Tipperary General Hospital of all its acute services. The document seen by Cllr. Healy provides for the closure of our 24-hour accident and emergency department and the transfer to Kilkenny of major surgery, maternity, gynaecology, paediatrics and acute psychiatric services.

There is no provision for consultation.

The document is heavily weighted in favour of Kilkenny and is co-authored by Programme Team Lead Dr. Gary Courtney, Consultant Physician at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. There are a number of other Kilkenny based members of the team but no representatives from South Tipperary or South Tipperary General Hospital.

In these circumstances, of extreme danger to South Tipperary’s acute hospital services, Minister Mansergh must now nail his colours to the mast.

The Save our Acute Hospital Services Committee has been preparing for this type of development. A Car Sticker campaign has been launched earlier this month and 15,000 stickers have been printed and are available at the Save Our Acute Hospital Services office in Clonmel, South Tipperary General Hospital and other outlets.

Meetings have been arranged with the leaders of the opposition parties, Enda Kenny T.D. Fine Gael, Eamonn Gilmore T.D. The Labour Party and Caoimhín O Caoláin T.D. Sinn Féin. These meetings will take place on 13th October.

The Committee has also prepared for a legal challenge appointing Solicitors and Counsel and pleadings are in place.

The people of South Tipperary have shown their resolve by a huge protest march and a 70,000 signature petition. People Power can and will stop this disgraceful attempt to destroy our Hospital Services.


Statement by Cllr Seamus Healy,
Chairperson Save our Acute Hospital Services Committee,
Mobile 087-2802199
cllrseamus.healy@southtippcoco.ie

© 2001-2023 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy