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# coombe-hospital - Last year 2021

Services 'continuing as normal' at The Coombe following cyber attack, hospital says
# Hack
# Hack

Services 'continuing as normal' at The Coombe following cyber attack, hospital says

Dec 16th 2021, 12:28 PM 18,088 Views 15 Comments

The hospital says services are “continuing as normal” but it has locked down its IT systems as a precaution.

Donnelly says Dept 'doing everything it can' on maternity restrictions after woman labours in car park
# Maternity Hospital
# Maternity Hospital

Donnelly says Dept 'doing everything it can' on maternity restrictions after woman labours in car park

Oct 14th 2021, 3:52 PM 35,210 Views 14 Comments

Breege O’Connor endured the majority of the late stages of her labour period in a car outside the Coombe on Sunday.

Coombe Hospital asks HSE to replace 50-year-old lifts due to mysterious heavy smoke
# Coombe Hospital
# Coombe Hospital

Coombe Hospital asks HSE to replace 50-year-old lifts due to mysterious heavy smoke

Aug 29th 2021, 4:05 PM 25,267 Views 35 Comments

The source of the smoke could not be found.

I found out I was having a miscarriage this week. My husband wasn't allowed into the hospital.
# Covid Restrictions
# Covid Restrictions

I found out I was having a miscarriage this week. My husband wasn't allowed into the hospital.

May 7th 2021, 4:58 PM 27,172 Views 24 Comments

In spite of all the calls for hospitals to ease their Covid measures it was impossible to get a clear answer on whether my partner would be allowed in, our contributor writes.

Coombe Hospital orders independent review after some family members of staff received Covid-19 vaccine
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Coombe Hospital orders independent review after some family members of staff received Covid-19 vaccine

Jan 20th 2021, 7:36 PM 13,041 Views 20 Comments

A senior clinician has also been appointed to lead the rollout of the vaccine in the hospital.

# coombe-hospital - All time

Two day old baby died after chest drain pierced her heart
# Inquest
# Inquest

Two day old baby died after chest drain pierced her heart

Nov 13th 2017, 6:40 PM 30,284 Views 16 Comments

The baby’s mother Irene Kavanagh said watching Laoise’s twin Cuán grow up left the family wondering about his sister.

'If mammy coughed or sneezed or took a fit of laughing she would wet herself'
# Symphysiotomy
# Symphysiotomy

'If mammy coughed or sneezed or took a fit of laughing she would wet herself'

Jan 30th 2015, 4:11 PM 19,169 Views 0 Comments

The case currently being heard in the High Court is the first of its kind against a hospital.

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Nov 17th 2013, 7:58 PM 17,430 Views 3 Comments

Everybody’s talking about Ireland pledging more towards the Philippines, the botched armed robbery in Drogheda and the plane crash in Russia.

Former patients and families honour World Prematurity Day
# Coombe Hospital
# Coombe Hospital

Former patients and families honour World Prematurity Day

Nov 17th 2013, 5:21 PM 9,636 Views 12 Comments

Over 9,000 babies are delivered in the Coombe hospital every year, with over 1,000 infants admitted to the neonatal special care unit.

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

May 17th 2012, 7:55 PM 3,357 Views 0 Comments

Your essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed…

New proposal to build National Children's Hospital on Coombe site
# Children's Hospital
# Children's Hospital

New proposal to build National Children's Hospital on Coombe site

Mar 3rd 2012, 11:07 AM 4,296 Views 33 Comments

The proposals could potentially be financed by an overseas sovereign wealth fund.