Marshalled List of Amendments 28 January 2014

24 January 2014

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 5:  Order Paper 184/11-15 – 28 January 2014 

Motion: Crisis Conditions at Accident and Emergency Departments 

That this Assembly notes with concern the crisis conditions recently experienced by patients at the Accident and Emergency departments in Craigavon Area Hospital and the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast; and calls on the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to investigate this, and other occurrences where Accident and Emergency departments have been over stretched, with the aim of providing adequate resources to ensure that every patient admitted to hospital is treated in a safe and controlled environment at all times.                                                                            

[Mrs D Kelly]
[Mr F McKinney]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘concern’ and insert:

‘the pressures recently experienced at the Accident and Emergency departments in Craigavon Area Hospital and the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast and their impact on patients; notes that the operational escalation procedures invoked worked effectively, and expresses gratitude for the dedication and efforts of health care staff who can often work long hours in challenging environments; further notes that the Health and Social Care Board and the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust are reviewing the Royal Victoria Hospital incident to see whether refinement in Health and Social Care business continuity planning is required; and calls on the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to investigate this, and other occurrences where Accident and Emergency departments have been over stretched, with the aim of providing adequate resources to ensure that every patient admitted to hospital is treated in a safe and controlled environment at all times.’

[Mr J Wells]
[Mrs P Cameron]
[Mr D McIlveen]
[Mr G Dunne]

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