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Emergency Department Taskforce

The role of the Emergency Department Taskforce is to develop sustainable long-term solutions to ED overcrowding. The ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group is chaired, co chaired  by Anne O Connor HSE Deputy Director General and Phil Ni Sheaghdha General Secretary Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO). It includes representatives of the Hospital Groups, Department of Health, Patient Advocates, Staff Representatives Bodies and the HSE. The Minister for Health attends the Taskforce meetings. Updatesfrom meetings are routinely published.

The Taskforce Action Plan was published in 2015.

The Plan sets out a range of time defined actions to

(i) optimise existing hospital and community capacity
(ii) develop internal capability and process improvement and 
(iii) improve leadership, governance, planning and oversight.

Presentations from the Emergency Department Taskforce Unscheduled Care Forum

Perspectives from the Frontline - Dublin Castle September 4th 2018

Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 2015/2016/2017

2018

Approved Notes and Actions ED Taskforce 26 November 2018
Approved Notes from EDTF Supplementary Meeting 30 August 2018
Approved notes ED Taskforce Meeting 27 September 2018
Approved notes for ED Taskforce Meeting 15 June 2018
Approved Notes and Actions ED Taskforce 12 March 2018
Approved Notes and Actions ED Taskforce 08 January 2018

2017

Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 06th Jan 2017
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 13th Mar 2017
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 08th May 2017
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 03rd Jul 2017
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 04th Sep 2017
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 07th Dec 2017

2016

Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 30th May 2016
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 18th April 2016
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 23rd February 2016
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 29th Jan 2016
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 05th Dec 2016

2015

Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 21st Dec 2015
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 30th Nov 2015
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 2nd Nov 2015
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 12th Oct 2015
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 14th Sept 2015
Notes & Actions ED Taskforce Implementation Oversight Group Meeting 20th July 2015