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#Health Crisis

# health-crisis - Friday 13 March, 2020

Rory McIlroy says Masters should go behind closed doors
# Health Crisis
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# Health Crisis

Rory McIlroy says Masters should go behind closed doors

Mar 13th 2020, 10:20 AM 6,105 Views 10 Comments

Irishman’s stance backed up fellow players.

# health-crisis - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Opinion: Examined in the toilet, protesting in a chair for a bed - my battle for comfort in hospital
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Opinion: Examined in the toilet, protesting in a chair for a bed - my battle for comfort in hospital

Jan 29th 2020, 7:00 AM 51,705 Views 21 Comments

Jess was given a makeshift bed behind a doorway when battling infection following a mastectomy.

# health-crisis - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Call to extend sugar tax as part of 'drastic actions' to tackle childhood obesity
# Obesity
# Obesity

Call to extend sugar tax as part of 'drastic actions' to tackle childhood obesity

Nov 12th 2019, 8:37 AM 11,477 Views 74 Comments

The survey was part of a new document by the Irish Heart Foundation to tackle childhood obesity.

# health-crisis - Saturday 7 January, 2017

An ED Consultant on the trolley crisis: 'There are solutions and they are multifactorial'
# Trolleys No More
# Trolleys No More

An ED Consultant on the trolley crisis: 'There are solutions and they are multifactorial'

Jan 7th 2017, 7:10 AM 688 Views 20 Comments

So far 2017 has been another year of chaos, morbidity and mortality with a continuation of the trolley crisis, writes ED Consultant Dr Jim Gray.

# health-crisis - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Leo Varadkar 'will return tomorrow' as Adams accuses him of being AWOL
# Trolleywatch
# Trolleywatch

Leo Varadkar 'will return tomorrow' as Adams accuses him of being AWOL

Jan 6th 2015, 9:55 PM 39,549 Views 224 Comments

The Department of Health says that Varadkar has been kept abreast of the situation.

# health-crisis - Thursday 8 August, 2013

IMO to discuss crisis with health officials
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

IMO to discuss crisis with health officials

Aug 8th 2013, 2:46 PM 5,632 Views 39 Comments

IMO is still balloting junior doctors on industrial action today.

# health-crisis - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Patients angered by Michael Ring's Olympic homecoming comments
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Patients angered by Michael Ring's Olympic homecoming comments

Aug 14th 2012, 12:39 PM 11,802 Views 54 Comments

Sports Minister said his comments at Team Ireland homecoming about money spent on sport being “better than putting it into hospitals” was meant to highlight importance of exercise in keeping nation healthy.

# health-crisis - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

# health-crisis - Thursday 7 July, 2011

Denis Naughten loses Fine Gael whip over Roscommon Hospital vote
# Roscommon Hospital
# Roscommon Hospital

Denis Naughten loses Fine Gael whip over Roscommon Hospital vote

Jul 7th 2011, 4:00 PM 1,734 Views 23 Comments

Naughten loses whip for voting against his party on the hospital cuts, while Frank Feighan faces the wrath of constituents for voting ‘Yes’.

# health-crisis - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

Trolley watch: the most depressing updates you'll get today?
# Health
# Health

Trolley watch: the most depressing updates you'll get today?

Jul 6th 2011, 1:08 PM 792 Views 2 Comments

Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation new mobile phone updater allows you to see how many patients are on trolleys around the country at any given time. It makes for stark reading.

# health-crisis - Friday 1 July, 2011

Column: 'I once worked an 80-hour shift' - a junior doctor's story
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'I once worked an 80-hour shift' - a junior doctor's story

Jul 1st 2011, 11:19 AM 932 Views 32 Comments

One young medic describes the sometimes nightmarish world of hospital staff shortages to TheJournal.ie.

Junior doctor shortage looming in ten days' time, warns Minister
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Junior doctor shortage looming in ten days' time, warns Minister

Jul 1st 2011, 9:42 AM 1,609 Views 22 Comments

Dr James Reilly said more than 200 posts are still unfilled as he revealed plans to shut down A&E services at one hospital.

# health-crisis - Friday 7 January, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jan 7th 2011, 7:22 PM 1,148 Views 0 Comments

Dead birds, dead sick, dead lucky – the highlights of the week in pictures.

Has ANYONE seen Mary Harney?
# Where's Harney?
# Where's Harney?

Has ANYONE seen Mary Harney?

Jan 7th 2011, 9:47 AM 2,029 Views 0 Comments

Any information leading to her recovery can be sent to tips@thejournal.ie

# health-crisis - Thursday 6 January, 2011

Hospitals reopen closed beds as VHI announces price hike
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Hospitals reopen closed beds as VHI announces price hike

Jan 6th 2011, 8:23 AM 906 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says the health service crisis saw a record number of people waiting on hospital trolleys yesterday.

# health-crisis - Thursday 7 October, 2010

100 teens placed in adult psychiatric wards this year
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

100 teens placed in adult psychiatric wards this year

Oct 7th 2010, 10:19 AM 425 Views 0 Comments

A day after it was revealed that a 14-year-old was placed in an adult mental health unit, the HSE confirms that teens have been frequently put in adult facilities this year because of a lack of juvenile places.

# health-crisis - Wednesday 6 October, 2010

14-year-old placed in adult psychiatric unit
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

14-year-old placed in adult psychiatric unit

Oct 6th 2010, 9:02 AM 386 Views 0 Comments

HSE defends “exceptional” case in Waterford but Psychiatric Nurses Association say two children a week are ending up in adult unit.

Harney says misappropriation of funds is unacceptable
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Harney says misappropriation of funds is unacceptable

Oct 6th 2010, 8:19 AM 269 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile the HSE begin to seek up to 6,000 voluntary redundancies.

# health-crisis - Friday 1 October, 2010

Medical card holders to pay more for pharmacy bills from today
# Recessionomics
# Recessionomics

Medical card holders to pay more for pharmacy bills from today

Oct 1st 2010, 2:45 PM 967 Views 0 Comments

The levy will apply to each prescription item collected by a patient.

# health-crisis - Saturday 14 August, 2010

Hospital protest
# HSE
# HSE

Hospital protest

Aug 14th 2010, 11:54 AM 192 Views 0 Comments

# health-crisis - Friday 6 August, 2010

Mallow general hospital to be investigated
# Health Crisis
# Health Crisis

Mallow general hospital to be investigated

Aug 6th 2010, 6:25 PM 349 Views 0 Comments

A number of complaints about the hospital lead to an independent inquiry.