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#Beacon Hospital

# beacon-hospital - Monday 24 January, 2022

Green light given for €75 million eight storey extension to Beacon Hospital
# Beacon
# Beacon

Green light given for €75 million eight storey extension to Beacon Hospital

Jan 24th 2022, 5:27 PM 19,765 Views 21 Comments

The scheme includes new A&E facilities and cancer care facilities.

# beacon-hospital - Friday 27 August, 2021

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds
# Controversy
# Controversy

Beacon had a 'number of other options' for leftover doses given to teachers, review finds

Aug 27th 2021, 4:02 PM 12,854 Views 35 Comments

The review also found that the Beacon’s vaccination centre strayed from HSE advice on pre-preparing vaccine vials.

# beacon-hospital - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

HSE review finds 'no blame' on school offered Covid vaccines by Beacon Hospital, minister says
# Beacon Hospital
# Beacon Hospital

HSE review finds 'no blame' on school offered Covid vaccines by Beacon Hospital, minister says

Aug 25th 2021, 9:52 AM 15,717 Views 45 Comments

Minister Stephen Donnelly said his department received the HSE review on Monday.

# beacon-hospital - Friday 21 May, 2021

VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital
# VHI
# VHI

VHI CEO to resume role after investigation into him receiving Covid-19 vaccine at Beacon Hospital

May 21st 2021, 3:39 PM 19,163 Views 0 Comments

The VHI had said in March that its CEO had received treatment for cancer at the Beacon Hospital.

# beacon-hospital - Thursday 1 April, 2021

HSE aware of 'marginal' instances of people accessing vaccine ahead of position in schedule
# Queue
# Queue

HSE aware of 'marginal' instances of people accessing vaccine ahead of position in schedule

Apr 1st 2021, 3:47 PM 19,604 Views 24 Comments

Details of a review into the Beacon Hosptial’s vaccine allocation are being finalised today.

# beacon-hospital - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Bray school 'sincerely apologises' after vaccination of staff members at Beacon Hospital
# St Gerard's
# St Gerard's

Bray school 'sincerely apologises' after vaccination of staff members at Beacon Hospital

Updated Mar 30th 2021, 4:14 PM 76,916 Views 62 Comments

The Beacon has ordered a review after teachers from a fee-paying school were inoculated at its vaccination centre.

# beacon-hospital - Sunday 28 March, 2021

HSE boss says breach of procedure by Beacon Hospital was a 'real body blow'
# Beacon Hospital
# Beacon Hospital

HSE boss says breach of procedure by Beacon Hospital was a 'real body blow'

Mar 28th 2021, 4:24 PM 36,802 Views 76 Comments

Paul Reid said there is no rationale as to why teachers in a private school were given the vaccine.

# beacon-hospital - Saturday 27 March, 2021

'This really touched a nerve with people': Minister for Health suspends vaccine operations at Beacon Hospital
# Beacon Hospital
# Beacon Hospital

'This really touched a nerve with people': Minister for Health suspends vaccine operations at Beacon Hospital

Updated Mar 27th 2021, 6:47 PM 189,380 Views 343 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said he’d be interested to know what alternatives were explored by the hospital.

# beacon-hospital - Friday 26 March, 2021

Health Minister says Beacon Hospital will continue vaccinations despite private school controversy
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Health Minister says Beacon Hospital will continue vaccinations despite private school controversy

Updated Mar 26th 2021, 8:22 PM 194,985 Views 462 Comments
  • The Dublin hospital gave "leftover vaccines" to 20 teachers and staff from St Gerard's Catholic school in Bray.
  • HSE CEO Paul Reid said the incident is "extremely annoying" and "extremely frustrating for the public".

# beacon-hospital - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

All 18 private hospitals now signed up to surge capacity deal as Beacon accepts arrangement
# Private Hospitals
# Private Hospitals

All 18 private hospitals now signed up to surge capacity deal as Beacon accepts arrangement

Jan 19th 2021, 1:31 PM 14,369 Views 26 Comments

Until today, the Beacon Hospital had been the only private hospital not to sign up to the deal.

# beacon-hospital - Saturday 16 January, 2021

'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal
# Surge Capacity
# Surge Capacity

'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal

Jan 16th 2021, 2:07 PM 108,765 Views 124 Comments

The Beacon has chosen not to join a surge capacity agreement between private hospitals and the HSE.

# beacon-hospital - Friday 15 January, 2021

Varadkar says designating the Beacon Hospital as vaccination centre 'at odds' with its refusal to sign surge capacity deal
# Healthcare Workers
# Healthcare Workers

Varadkar says designating the Beacon Hospital as vaccination centre 'at odds' with its refusal to sign surge capacity deal

Jan 15th 2021, 5:46 PM 51,966 Views 66 Comments

Beacon Hospital has not signed up to allow its ICU capacity be used by the public system.

# beacon-hospital - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Member of staff resigns from Beacon Hospital following expensive gifts scandal
# Beacon Hospital
# Beacon Hospital

Member of staff resigns from Beacon Hospital following expensive gifts scandal

Jul 21st 2015, 4:34 PM 20,743 Views 0 Comments

A RTÉ Prime Time programme last week looked at purchasing officers who broke the rules of their employment.

# beacon-hospital - Friday 17 July, 2015

Staff at Dublin hospital suspended for accepting expensive holidays
# Investigation
# Investigation

Staff at Dublin hospital suspended for accepting expensive holidays

Jul 17th 2015, 11:09 PM 73,734 Views 112 Comments

An RTE investigation found that staff accepted gifts from a supplier.

# beacon-hospital - Monday 7 April, 2014

Denis O'Brien to take over Beacon Hospital in Sandyford
# Sold
# Sold

Denis O'Brien to take over Beacon Hospital in Sandyford

Apr 7th 2014, 8:56 PM 22,446 Views 47 Comments

UPMC Ireland said that a ‘generous offer’ was made by the businessman.

# beacon-hospital - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Beacon Hospital wins award for delivering pioneering cancer treatment
# Winner
# Winner

Beacon Hospital wins award for delivering pioneering cancer treatment

Jan 17th 2013, 3:01 PM 12,234 Views 57 Comments

UPMC Beacon Hospital is the only hospital in Ireland to provide the treatment.

# beacon-hospital - Friday 11 January, 2013

Vaccine could prevent colon cancer in high risk patients
# Cancer
# Cancer

Vaccine could prevent colon cancer in high risk patients

Jan 11th 2013, 7:30 AM 4,591 Views 2 Comments

Clinical trials of a vaccine on patients at high risk of developing the disease has produced results which researchers say could spare patients the risk and inconvenience of invasive tests such as colonoscopies.