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Nurse released on bail after arrest in connection with murder of babies at Cheshire hospital
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# Baby Deaths

Nurse released on bail after arrest in connection with murder of babies at Cheshire hospital

Jul 6th 2018, 10:01 AM 16,625 Views 13 Comments

Police said its investigations into the baby deaths at the Countess of Cheshire Hospital are still ongoing.

Female healthcare worker arrested over murder of eight babies at hospital in Chester
# Chester
# Chester

Female healthcare worker arrested over murder of eight babies at hospital in Chester

Jul 3rd 2018, 11:00 AM 28,984 Views 27 Comments

Police in Chester had been investigating the death of infants at the hospital since May 2017.

Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high'
# Newborns
# Newborns

Unicef says 'world is failing newborns' as global baby mortality rates remain 'alarmingly high'

Feb 20th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,795 Views 16 Comments

Ireland has ranked 164th in the global neonatal mortality rate.

'They were lied to': Health Minister speaks out over baby deaths
# Midland Regional Hospital
# Midland Regional Hospital

'They were lied to': Health Minister speaks out over baby deaths

May 17th 2015, 8:25 PM 16,766 Views 41 Comments

The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has spoken out about the findings in HIQA’s report on the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.

Lucinda: 'If Portlaoise babies got the care I did, they'd still be alive'
# Deeply Upsetting
# Deeply Upsetting

Lucinda: 'If Portlaoise babies got the care I did, they'd still be alive'

May 15th 2015, 9:41 AM 17,283 Views 52 Comments

The Renua Ireland leader went through a traumatic labour.

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report
# Injections
# Injections

Ten mother and baby homes carried out vaccine trials on almost 300 children - report

Jun 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,903 Views 184 Comments

It is believed the trials took place between 1960 to 1976.

Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital
# Baby Deaths
# Baby Deaths

Prime Time investigation reveals details of fifth baby death at Portlaoise Hospital

Apr 3rd 2014, 10:38 PM 17,026 Views 9 Comments

Amy Delahunt and Ollie Kelly were told by the hospital that they would have to request the review into the death of their daughter under the Freedom of Information Act.

HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise
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# Baby Deaths

HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise

Mar 21st 2014, 11:31 AM 5,745 Views 6 Comments

Dr James Reilly requested the watchdog to examine the “safety, quality and standards of services” following the deaths of a number of babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths

Mar 6th 2014, 6:15 AM 4,431 Views 2 Comments

Tony Holohan is to appear before the committee this morning. He published a review of the situation last month.

Death of another baby at Portlaoise being investigated
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# Baby Deaths

Death of another baby at Portlaoise being investigated

Feb 28th 2014, 9:45 PM 27,477 Views 27 Comments

Minister James Reilly published a report into the Portlaoise perinatal deaths this afternoon.

Kenny: No family should have to fight for truth in our health system
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Kenny: No family should have to fight for truth in our health system

Feb 28th 2014, 8:24 PM 6,014 Views 39 Comments

The Taoiseach was responding to the publication of a damning report today examining the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Regional Hospital.

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths
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# Baby Deaths

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths

Feb 28th 2014, 4:43 PM 13,815 Views 30 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said today that a staffing deficit in the hospital’s maternity unit means employees are facing double the workload.

‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’
# Portlaoise Hospital
# Portlaoise Hospital

‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’

Feb 5th 2014, 11:40 PM 13,976 Views 31 Comments

The Minister for Health appeared close to tears in the Dáil earlier.

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise

Feb 4th 2014, 11:20 PM 11,851 Views 14 Comments

Reilly was speaking after one family, whose tragic story was outlined in a Prime Time special last week, met with members of the Oireachtas earlier today.

Pseudomonas outbreak 'under control' in Northern Ireland
# Health
# Health

Pseudomonas outbreak 'under control' in Northern Ireland

Feb 16th 2012, 1:54 PM 1,266 Views 1 Comment

The NI Health Minister also revealed that 30 people have died from the infection in the past four years.

'No active infection' now in hospital unit where three babies died
# Newborns
# Newborns

'No active infection' now in hospital unit where three babies died

Jan 23rd 2012, 6:13 PM 1,326 Views 3 Comments

All of the babies in the Belfast unit have now been screened – though five are still carrying the bacterial infection.