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A male nurse at the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald has been struck off the medical register for inappropriate behaviour. Jonathan Gourley, 32, a nurse in an orthopaedic ward, made suggestive comments to female members of staff and touched them inappropriately.
The Health Service Executive has announced that it is to appoint 60 new consultants to hospitals that have high-performing accident and emergency departments.
Wednesday, 22 Aug, 2007

HSE To Address Elder Abuse

The Health Service Executive said it will complete the recruitment of staff shortly to address issue of elder abuse. The announcement came after figures released by the Courts Services showed an increase in the number of parents taking out barring and safety orders against their adult children.
The largest psychiatric hospital in Co Cork has had to replace its water treatment system after traces of E. coli were found in the water supply. The water system at St Stephen's Hospital in Glanmire also supplies 17 private houses in the hospital grounds.