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# fergal-hickey - Saturday 21 January, 2017

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'
# Hospital Overcrowding
# Hospital Overcrowding

'If this many people were dying in another way, there’d be war over it'

Jan 21st 2017, 7:25 AM 17,603 Views 34 Comments

What do doctors and nurses want done to tackle hospital overcrowding and record numbers on trolleys? More beds, for starters.

# fergal-hickey - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Patients needing urgent brain surgery are turned away from Ireland's second-biggest hospital
# Fergal Hickey
# Fergal Hickey

Patients needing urgent brain surgery are turned away from Ireland's second-biggest hospital

Sep 6th 2016, 1:54 PM 19,567 Views 38 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar told TheJournal.ie that long waiting times have unfortunately been the norm for decades in Ireland.

# fergal-hickey - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

Restoration of flooded hospital could take "months rather than weeks"
# Letterkenny
# Letterkenny

Restoration of flooded hospital could take "months rather than weeks"

Jul 30th 2013, 10:06 AM 5,739 Views 17 Comments

The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine – which represents doctors working in emergency departments – says the HSE needs to give the public a clear indication on the timescale for reconstruction.