first_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR LGH Manager says 2013 targets were met despite severe pressures Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week By News Highland – January 27, 2014 Google+ Google+ Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also WhatsApp News Pinterest Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Facebookcenter_img Twitter Pinterest Previous articleFianna Fail Cllr says huge challenges lie ahead for Donegal County CouncilNext articleNo major ESB problems reported after a night of gale force winds News Highland The manager of Letterkenny General Hospital says while media attention has been on the facility’s restoration and rebuilding programme in the aftermath of last July’s flooding, the reality is that the main focus of staff and management has been to deliver patient care.Sean Murphy told a weekend press briefing that despite that fact that that over 40% of the hospital’s capacity was lost for five months, waiting list and care delivery targets were met.It’s also emerged that a Nursing and Midwifery Board inspection late last year has led to a very positive report.Paying tribute to the hospital’s staff, Sean Murphy said a lot was achieved…………[podcast][/podcast] WhatsApp LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook Twitter Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margey Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published last_img read more

first_imgWe have updated the guidance handbooks for civil finance and escape cases.Civil finance handbook changesOne of the main changes is the update to the guidance on whether a claim should be rejected, assessed or ‘document requested’. This change was dealt with recently in a GOV.UK news article on 22 March 2018.We have also updated the rates section to provide additional clarity on the rates payable in family cases.Escape cases handbook changesThe main changes relate to additional guidance on rates in housing cases, means assessment and guidance for asylum work.We have also added in a template for use where there has been third party support.The VAT section in both handbooks has been updated.Full details of the changes for civil cases and escape cases can be found at the front of the handbooks.How to use the handbooksThe electronic handbooks for both civil finance and escape cases contain our operational requirements and guidance.They should be used together with the cost assessment guidance and also the relevant contracts.Further informationFunding and costs assessment for civil and crime matters – to download the ‘electronic handbook’Submit a claim for payment – to download ‘Guidance for escape case claims’Improvements to reject process to speed up payments – GOV.UK news story on 22 March 2018last_img read more