HSE and consultants clash over patient risk

The Health Service Executive (HSE) and hospital consultants are at loggerheads over the risks to patient safety arising from the consultants’ work-to-rule which begins tomorrow.

19th May, 2007

The Health Service Executive (HSE) and hospital consultants are at loggerheads over the risks to patient safety arising from the consultants’ work-to-rule which begins tomorrow.

Up to 1,800 members the Irish Hospital Consultants Association ( IHCA) which represents the vast majority of hospital consultants will continue with its work-to-rule until its national council meets on June 16, two days after the new Dail is to convene.

This weekend the HSE said consultants will be withdrawing from special...

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