In this Commission, evidently apart from Bartomeu, are Vice Presidents Jordi Cardoner, Jordi Moix, Enrique Tombas, the board of directors Maria Teixidor and the CEO, Oscar Grau.In principle, Bartomeu had planned to give the Board the appropriate explanations this Friday, but after the latest events, with Gerard Piqué making public his disagreements with the current club policy and the financial director, Montserrat Font, announcing his irrevocable resignation, it seems that The Blaugrana leader has decided to take the bull by the horns and act immediately. President Josep Maria Bartomeu summoned the Delegate Committee on Wednesday in an extraordinary and urgent way to analyze the situation of FC Barcelona, plunged into a real institutional crisis, as the SER chain has revealed. And it is that the Delegated Commission is one of the most important organs of the Blaugrana club, which is usually convened the previous days of the General Assembly of Committees to prepare and organize this event, one of the most important in the operation of the club.Well, Bartomeu, aware that the situation is about to escape from his hands, has decided to gather the Delegate Committee to discuss this afternoon about the current situation of the club and make the necessary decisions.
The Breast Service Unit is to continue at Letterkenny General Hospital meaning women will no longer have to travel to Galway for treatment.Letterkenny General HospitalThe news was relayed by Minister of State Joe McHugh TD who met with both Management and Consultants at the hospital on Friday last.Deputy McHugh said it was brought to his attention that the hospital would not be in a position to provide a consultancy service to patients who had been referred by their GP for specific breast services. “During the three hour meeting at the hospital, I was informed that the current number of routine patients awaiting an appointment at Letterkenny Hospital, which was in direct breach of the HSE’s 12 week target, was estimated at 600. The suggested proposal was to write to each person, requesting that they travel to Galway to avail of consultant services at Galway Hospital.“Following that meeting, I contacted the Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar, to highlight what I had been informed of and to discuss what steps were needed to be taken in order to prevent this action from going ahead. The Minister, his staff and his officials at the Department took immediate action and a conference call took place between the relevant HSE officials and the Saolta Group on Monday, 19 January 2015“I can confirm that during that conference call, a number of decisions were taken –– Short Term: a further review of the situation would take place immediately; that an immediate appointment of a locum consultant breast surgeon would be made; and additional clinics would be arranged at Letterkenny Hospital to support the review of patients. – Medium Term: Consideration will be given to the placement of GP support to the Consultant at the Letterkenny Unit; the recruitment of an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to help support the Unit; to review the delivery of an integrated Breast Services across the Group.Deputy McHugh added that he now understands that a detailed plan will be drafted to deal with the backlog currently in place, within this coming week.The Group will then be in a position to give a specific timeframe for full compliance of the 12 week target.“I will continue to engage with both my colleague, Minister Varadkar, and his office to ensure that the essential services at Letterkenny Hospital not only continue, but that the challenges currently faced by the Unit at the hospital are addressed and a system introduced to ensure that such a backlog will not occur in the future.” DONEGAL BREAST CANCER PATIENTS WILL NO LONGER HAVE TO TRAVEL TO GALWAY was last modified: January 21st, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:breast cancerdonegalGalwayLetterkenny General HospitalMinister Joe McHigh