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#HOSPITAL CRISIS

# hospital-crisis - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'The system remains under pressure': HSE continues to advise staying away from hospitals with flu symptoms
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

'The system remains under pressure': HSE continues to advise staying away from hospitals with flu symptoms

Updated Jan 7th 2020, 11:10 AM 8,630 Views 50 Comments

University Hospital Kerry will be cancelling all elective surgery for this week due to high patient numbers.

# hospital-crisis - Friday 19 January, 2018

The government vowed to stop it, but 10,000 elderly people had to wait in A&E for more than a day
# Trolley Crisis
# Trolley Crisis

The government vowed to stop it, but 10,000 elderly people had to wait in A&E for more than a day

Jan 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 7,154 Views 22 Comments

The HSE’s Service Plan for 2017 set a target that anyone aged 75 years and over entering an ED would be discharged or admitted within 24 hours.

# hospital-crisis - Thursday 5 January, 2017

More beds and help from the private sector: How the HSE plans on beating overcrowding
# What's The Big Idea?
# What's The Big Idea?

More beds and help from the private sector: How the HSE plans on beating overcrowding

Jan 5th 2017, 9:10 PM 15,500 Views 56 Comments

Outbreaks of flu and the vomiting bug have put added pressure on the health service.

# hospital-crisis - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

"A poor example": Varadkar heavily criticises Martin over emergency department crisis
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

"A poor example": Varadkar heavily criticises Martin over emergency department crisis

Jan 14th 2015, 9:45 PM 29,836 Views 67 Comments

The Health Minister said no one wants to sort out the overcrowding crisis more than he does.

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

'Elderly patients are being kept on trolleys for days'

Jan 14th 2015, 6:23 PM 13,635 Views 38 Comments

Nurses brought their anger at overcrowding to the gates of the Dáil today.

# hospital-crisis - Friday 9 January, 2015

There are 401 people on trolleys today
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

There are 401 people on trolleys today

Jan 9th 2015, 2:35 PM 6,907 Views 39 Comments

The figure peaked at more than 600 on Tuesday.