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# holles-street - This year 2022

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'

Updated May 17th 2022, 3:44 PM 39,667 Views 101 Comments
  • The plan was approved by Cabinet this morning and described by Minister Stephen Donnelly as 'a milestone'.
  • Members of the Oireachtas Health Committee had asked for a further delay in Cabinet approval, saying more consultation was required.
  • One member, Róisín Shortall of the SocDems, called the last two weeks of debate "a sham and a charade".

# holles-street - Last year 2021

'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

'Nothing signed off' yet on new National Maternity Hospital, says Taoiseach

Updated Jun 18th 2021, 7:36 PM 11,145 Views 14 Comments

The Taoiseach says it has always been his view that any new hospital should be owned by the public.

Fianna Fáil senator says Donnelly needs to provide clarity on maternity restrictions as protest takes place
# Holles St
# Holles St

Fianna Fáil senator says Donnelly needs to provide clarity on maternity restrictions as protest takes place

Updated May 11th 2021, 5:55 PM 19,521 Views 23 Comments

Senator Lisa Chambers has called for clarity from the HSE on restrictions still in place in some hospitals.

# holles-street - All time

'Babies don't wait': How the National Maternity Hospital coped in the early days of Covid
# Column
# Column

'Babies don't wait': How the National Maternity Hospital coped in the early days of Covid

Aug 31st 2020, 7:12 AM 17,424 Views 8 Comments

Mary Brosnan, the director of nursing & midwifery, writes: “Babies wait for no one, even in a pandemic they will be born.”

Harris accused of letting abortion protest exclusion zones 'fall off the agenda'
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

Harris accused of letting abortion protest exclusion zones 'fall off the agenda'

Jul 10th 2019, 11:51 AM 13,164 Views 179 Comments

The group that staged a protest outside the National Maternity Hospital with three small white coffins plans to return this Saturday.

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"
# Dáil
# Dáil

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"

Jun 12th 2019, 10:47 PM 27,162 Views 0 Comments

Tóibín was speaking to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar under Dáil privilege today.

Varadkar confirms independent review will be carried out into an abortion at the National Maternity Hospital
# Abortion
# Abortion

Varadkar confirms independent review will be carried out into an abortion at the National Maternity Hospital

May 21st 2019, 3:35 PM 9,943 Views 66 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said his heart goes out to the couple involved in the case.

Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'

May 18th 2019, 11:04 AM 45,979 Views 88 Comments

An external review is due to be carried out into the circumstances around the abortion.

External review expected to be carried out into abortion at National Maternity Hospital
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

External review expected to be carried out into abortion at National Maternity Hospital

Updated May 17th 2019, 2:30 PM 39,737 Views 266 Comments

The review is expected to be carried out by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Britain.

Simon Harris pays tribute to Rhona Mahony, who made history as first female Master of Holles Street
# Last Day
# Last Day

Simon Harris pays tribute to Rhona Mahony, who made history as first female Master of Holles Street

Dec 31st 2018, 2:23 PM 44,166 Views 54 Comments

The Health Minister called her “a leading voices for women’s rights”.

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Concerns raised over morning sickness medication being sold to women online

Oct 31st 2018, 6:05 AM 33,806 Views 10 Comments

There have been calls for the drug, which can cost up to €3,000, to be made available to women with a medical card.

'We have asked them to stop': Both sides in referendum condemn graphic posters outside maternity hospitals
# Icbr
# Icbr

'We have asked them to stop': Both sides in referendum condemn graphic posters outside maternity hospitals

May 1st 2018, 2:01 PM 69,457 Views 357 Comments

The Irish Centre for Bioethical Reform conducted the displays at three Dublin maternity hospitals yesterday.

Hiqa publishes terms of reference into investigation prompted by the death of pregnant woman
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

Hiqa publishes terms of reference into investigation prompted by the death of pregnant woman

Feb 19th 2018, 9:52 PM 10,254 Views 15 Comments

Thawley (34) died at the Dublin hospital on 8 May 2016 during surgery for an ectopic pregnancy.

Hospital argues that inquiry into death of pregnant woman could cause 'serious risk to patients'
# Malak Thawley
# Malak Thawley

Hospital argues that inquiry into death of pregnant woman could cause 'serious risk to patients'

Jan 29th 2018, 5:29 PM 17,644 Views 0 Comments

The National Maternity Hospital says it is open to another review, but not of the type proposed by the minister.

Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination

Oct 12th 2017, 10:53 AM 33,150 Views 141 Comments

Fergal Malone revealed the woman’s death at yesterday’s hearing of the Committee on the Eighth Amendment.

Baby girl delivered on Dublin street before ambulance arrived on scene
# Early Arrival
# Early Arrival

Baby girl delivered on Dublin street before ambulance arrived on scene

Jun 22nd 2017, 10:58 AM 31,522 Views 12 Comments

The mother and baby are doing well and were taken to Holles Street hospital.

'She asked me to pray for her': Inquest hears pregnant woman died during surgery at Holles Street
# Ectopic Pregnancy
# Ectopic Pregnancy

'She asked me to pray for her': Inquest hears pregnant woman died during surgery at Holles Street

Jun 21st 2017, 6:22 PM 29,595 Views 0 Comments

An inquest into the death of 34-year-old Malak Thawley heard evidence from the surgeon today.

'We still don't know how the government will ensure an autonomous maternity hospital'
# Column
# Column

'We still don't know how the government will ensure an autonomous maternity hospital'

May 10th 2017, 6:10 AM 257 Views 53 Comments

Trust will need to be restored so that we do not lose sight of the grand prize, a new National Maternity Hospital for Irish citizens, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Harris asks for a month to consider all options for ownership of maternity hospital
# I Need More Time
# I Need More Time

Harris asks for a month to consider all options for ownership of maternity hospital

May 1st 2017, 8:04 AM 10,403 Views 138 Comments

Minister Simon Harris has said that a public ownership option is possible for the hospital.

Calls for Sisters of Charity to detail exactly what procedures will be possible at new maternity hospital
# Hospital Row
# Hospital Row

Calls for Sisters of Charity to detail exactly what procedures will be possible at new maternity hospital

Apr 28th 2017, 1:50 PM 22,811 Views 123 Comments

AIMS Ireland has said the new hospital should be free from any religious ethos.

Ex-Holles Street master resigns from board in maternity hospital row
# Dr Peter Boylan
# Dr Peter Boylan

Ex-Holles Street master resigns from board in maternity hospital row

Apr 27th 2017, 2:30 PM 69,295 Views 243 Comments

The Taoiseach has said Dr Peter Boylan’s resignation is a matter for himself.

Here is the deal reached by St Vincent's and Holles Street over the new National Maternity Hospital
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

Here is the deal reached by St Vincent's and Holles Street over the new National Maternity Hospital

Apr 25th 2017, 10:37 PM 22,118 Views 117 Comments

The agreement reached in November between the two hospitals was released today to the public.

St Vincent's chairman: Any legal medical procedure will be carried out at new maternity hospital
# Clinical Independence
# Clinical Independence

St Vincent's chairman: Any legal medical procedure will be carried out at new maternity hospital

Apr 25th 2017, 5:36 PM 13,540 Views 108 Comments

The National Maternity Hospital project has been mired in controversy in recent weeks.

Accused of being 'hapless, helpless and hopeless', Harris wants 'cool heads' on maternity hospital
# Big Picture
# Big Picture

Accused of being 'hapless, helpless and hopeless', Harris wants 'cool heads' on maternity hospital

Apr 22nd 2017, 2:32 PM 16,447 Views 117 Comments

Addressing doctors today, Minister Harris sought to provide assurances on the project.

Health Minister: 'I have heard people say that nuns will be running the hospital. Not true'
# Maternity Hospital
# Maternity Hospital

Health Minister: 'I have heard people say that nuns will be running the hospital. Not true'

Apr 20th 2017, 5:10 PM 19,772 Views 165 Comments

It was claimed that 300 people attended today’s lunchtime protest outside the Department of Health.

Ex-hospital master to Simon Harris: 'Ask nuns about their plans for €300m hospital'
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

Ex-hospital master to Simon Harris: 'Ask nuns about their plans for €300m hospital'

Apr 20th 2017, 9:48 AM 62,093 Views 127 Comments

Dr. Peter Boylan says the minister must quiz the Sisters of Charity.

Over 70,000 sign petition to prevent Sisters of Charity becoming owners of maternity hospital
# Redress Scheme
# Redress Scheme

Over 70,000 sign petition to prevent Sisters of Charity becoming owners of maternity hospital

Apr 19th 2017, 4:15 PM 73,733 Views 230 Comments

The Department of Health has insisted the new hospital will be independently run.

'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism

Apr 18th 2017, 8:53 PM 22,652 Views 113 Comments

The Master of the new National Maternity Hospital said the facility will “revolutionise healthcare”.

Religious order that owes millions to abuse survivors given ownership of new maternity hospital
# Strong Criticism
# Strong Criticism

Religious order that owes millions to abuse survivors given ownership of new maternity hospital

Apr 18th 2017, 2:17 PM 56,547 Views 183 Comments

A new company will be set up to govern the new maternity hospital.

Girl (7) sends adorable prayer about her newborn sister and the Toy Show to Ryan Tubridy
# Home For Christmas
# Home For Christmas

Girl (7) sends adorable prayer about her newborn sister and the Toy Show to Ryan Tubridy

Nov 28th 2016, 6:35 PM 34,676 Views 26 Comments

Lauren hopes little Holly will be back at home before the big day.

Updated: Minister's relief as 'vital' new National Maternity Hospital gets the go-ahead
# Done Deal
# Done Deal

Updated: Minister's relief as 'vital' new National Maternity Hospital gets the go-ahead

Nov 24th 2016, 9:05 PM 24,747 Views 33 Comments

There had been a row over who would govern the new €150 million development.

Baby boy delivered in Dublin Port Tunnel
# Baby On Board
# Baby On Board

Baby boy delivered in Dublin Port Tunnel

Sep 9th 2016, 9:22 AM 29,992 Views 36 Comments

Members of Swords ambulance crews assisted in the delivery.

Investigation launched following death of pregnant woman at National Maternity Hospital
# Tragic
# Tragic

Investigation launched following death of pregnant woman at National Maternity Hospital

May 31st 2016, 6:19 PM 34,356 Views 11 Comments

The woman died during emergency surgery after it was found her pregnancy was ectopic at just seven weeks.

HIQA finds overcrowding, poor hygiene and risk of infection at Holles Street
# Formal Warning
# Formal Warning

HIQA finds overcrowding, poor hygiene and risk of infection at Holles Street

Feb 15th 2016, 4:25 PM 13,351 Views 18 Comments

It found that 46 babies were in the neonatal intensive care unit which was only designed for 36.

'Lessons to be learned' after inquest finds woman died on operating table
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

'Lessons to be learned' after inquest finds woman died on operating table

Oct 22nd 2014, 12:07 PM 12,179 Views 22 Comments

Nora Hyland waited 40 minutes for a blood transfusion, the inquest heard.

Rhona Mahony says she 'learned a lot' from coping with controversy
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

Rhona Mahony says she 'learned a lot' from coping with controversy

Jul 5th 2014, 3:10 PM 23,269 Views 36 Comments

The Master of Holles Street believes more emphasis needs to be placed on birth in this country.

Holles Street says they are ready for babies that were due at Mount Carmel
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

Holles Street says they are ready for babies that were due at Mount Carmel

Jan 24th 2014, 6:38 PM 17,205 Views 46 Comments

The National Maternity Hospital say they may request additional staff if required.

Surprise inspection of Holles St finds grime encrusted window sills and dusty incubator
# Hygiene
# Hygiene

Surprise inspection of Holles St finds grime encrusted window sills and dusty incubator

Dec 20th 2013, 10:09 AM 15,165 Views 58 Comments

The report from HIQA found that just 45 per cent of hand washing opportunities had been taken.

Smoking banned in all areas of Dublin maternity hospitals
# Smoking Ban
# Smoking Ban

Smoking banned in all areas of Dublin maternity hospitals

Nov 1st 2013, 1:12 PM 9,378 Views 86 Comments

In-patients will have to leave hospital campuses if they wish to smoke with staff to be given advice on quitting.

Pro Life campaign: Irish Times abortion story 'raises major credibility issues'
# Paper Of Record
# Paper Of Record

Pro Life campaign: Irish Times abortion story 'raises major credibility issues'

Sep 4th 2013, 11:56 AM 9,228 Views 40 Comments

While solicitor Simon McGarr says the two paragraph apology by The Irish Times on page seven of last Saturday’s paper was inadequate in the eyes of media regulations.

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