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14 06, 2019

Over 755,200 people on hospital waiting lists

By |2019-06-21T14:30:12+00:00June 14th, 2019|news-events|0 Comments

The Latest figures for the number of people on hospitals waiting lists was recently published by the NTPF. Unfortunately, there are now over 755,200 people on hospital waiting lists which unfortunately shows a continuous upward trend for the year. Of those on the waiting lists, 523,225 are for outpatient appointments which is mainly made up of patients waiting to see a consultant specialist having been referred by their GP. In terms of the specialities which sees the highest waiting lists (for both outpatients and inpatients) they include ophthalmology (e.g. cataracts), orthopaedics (e.g. Hip and Knee replacements), ENT [...]

3 03, 2019

Trasna patients availing of treatment in world-renowned hospital

By |2019-06-21T12:28:12+00:00March 3rd, 2019|news-events|0 Comments

The Royal National Orthodpeadic Hospital is the latest hospital to join the Transa network and we are pleased to report the first Trasna Patient has just undergone a successful knee replacement operation. The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK, and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide. As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH is focused specifically on people with neuro-musculoskeletal conditions, including children and adults, ranging from acute spinal injury and complex bone tumours to orthopaedic surgery [...]

26 02, 2019

Good news for Cross Border Treatment and BREXIT

By |2019-06-21T14:33:49+00:00February 26th, 2019|news-events|0 Comments

The following is extract is from the Irish Independent published today and written by health journalist Eilish O’Regan “Patients from the Republic will still be able to get reimbursed hospital care in Northern Ireland and Britain after Brexit. Hospitals in both Northern Ireland and the rest of UK will continue to be available post-Brexit to waiting list patients from here who are increasingly availing of the EU scheme which reimburses the cost of their cross-border treatment. Health Minister Simon Harris will today unveil proposed legislation which will aim to ensure hospitals in both regions can remain accessible [...]

25 10, 2018

Trasna launch- promise to tackle waiting lists

By |2019-06-21T10:57:19+00:00October 25th, 2018|news-events|0 Comments

We are a new Irish healthcare company, set up to provide patients with direct access to some of the best medical care and hospitals across Europe. Our vision is to make European healthcare accessible to all EU citizens. Trasna is the brainchild of Martin O’Rourke, BUPA Ireland founder, who commented, “There are waiting lists throughout the EU, including over 700,000 patients in Ireland. Trasna offers a light at the end of the tunnel for thousands of patients, many of whom are suffering needlessly, by giving them direct access to medical care across Europe”. In 2015, the EU [...]

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