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# hospital - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

The number of Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals is now 68, the highest figure since mid-June

There are currently 13 C0vid-19 cases in ICU – the highest figure since 30 June.

# hospital - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Boy hospitalised with serious injuries after hit-and-run in Tallaght

The child was taken to Children’s Health Ireland with what are believed to be non-life threatening injuries.

# hospital - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

'I want to be there when she needs me most': Frustration as restrictions keep partners of pregnant women out of hospitals

Partners cannot attend scans and can only join pregnant women for the late stages of labour.

# hospital - Monday 7 September, 2020

Stormont Health Minister orders independent probe after fourth Covid-19 death in Craigavon hospital

Three wards at Craigavon Area Hospital in Co Armagh have been hit by coronavirus clusters.

# hospital - Monday 31 August, 2020

Hospital services of 'major concern' to GPs as doctors claim they're struggling to get patients seen

Concerns have been raised by GPs about major difficulties in accessing hospital services.

# hospital - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Five cancer patients test positive for Covid-19 in Armagh hospital

Several staff at the Craigavon Area Hospital are self-isolating as a precaution.

# hospital - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Outbreak of Covid-19 confirmed on ward in Naas General Hospital

The hospital said the ward is now closed to new admissions.

# hospital - Saturday 25 July, 2020

Number of Covid-19 patients in hospital at lowest since April peak, HSE chief says

Paul Reid said there are 10 confirmed positive cases in hospital.

# hospital - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Limerick youth (19) in hospital with serious facial injuries after suspected acid attack

The alleged attack occured at a house gathering on 13 June.

# hospital - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million

‘A fire alarm went off and we sent four fire tenders, and people are saying now we should only have sent three,’ the secretary general said.

# hospital - Friday 15 May, 2020

Mater Hospital insists it reported all cases of Covid-19 amid controversy over delayed reporting

The hospital said it is working to understand how the data was not “accurately captured”.

# hospital - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'Unacceptable': Over 200 Covid-19 cases dating back to March only reported by hospital today

Notification of infectious diseases is required by legislation.

Concerns raised in Dáil that number of non-Covid-related deaths 'will surpass' Covid-related deaths

Labour leader Alan Kelly said normal diagnostics and screening services need to get back up and running.

# hospital - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Holland boss Ronald Koeman in hospital after heart procedure

The former Barcelona player is expected to return home on Monday.

# hospital - Monday 13 April, 2020

'Ongoing analysis' into potential under-reporting of deaths in Ireland related to Covid-19

The question of extra deaths in the population as a result of the virus has been raised several times over the past number of weeks.

# hospital - Friday 10 April, 2020

Man aged 101 returns home after 'beating Covid-19' at English hospital

Keith Watson was admitted to hospital for surgery last month and tested positive for Covid-19.

# hospital - Thursday 9 April, 2020

Doctors to be sent to 'cover gaps' at Cavan General Hospital after Covid-19 outbreak among staff

It was reported today that two wards in the hospital were closed following an outbreak of infection.

# hospital - Friday 3 April, 2020

HSE says some of the PPE flown in from China is 'not appropriate for use'

The Irish government has spent over €200 million on PPE from countries such as China.

# hospital - Thursday 2 April, 2020

Leo Varadkar: Decision will be made next week on possible restrictions after 12 April

Simon Coveney said restrictions on public movement due to the Covid-19 emergency may be extended beyond the current 12 April deadline.

# hospital - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

Construction work ceases at National Children's Hospital site

The contractors had been criticised for continuing construction at the site after new government guidelines.

# hospital - Monday 30 March, 2020

Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Dublin city centre

Gardaí at Store Street garda station have launched an investigation into this assault.

# hospital - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Rotunda Hospital staff members spat on and verbally abused over 'strict' visitor restrictions

Professor Fergal Malone has asked members of the public to “work with us”.

# hospital - Monday 16 March, 2020

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Scotland player who contracted coronavirus is released from hospital

The rest of Scotland Women’s Six Nations games were postponed.

# hospital - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Cork University Hospital reschedules some outpatient appointments amid Covid-19 fears

Some outpatient appointment slots on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday be reduced or rescheduled.

# hospital - Friday 21 February, 2020

University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found

Food production for the hospital has been moved to Merlin Park University Hospital.

# hospital - Friday 31 January, 2020

Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in England

The two patients are members of the same family.

# hospital - Friday 10 January, 2020

Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night

The woman, who was in a distressed state, told the volunteer she had been released from an acute hospital.

# hospital - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

760 people on hospital trolleys for second day in a row as overcrowding continues

University Hospital Limerick is worst affected with 75 people on trolleys.

'I'm exhausted': Frustration in the Mater Hospital's 'rammed' Emergency Department

The Mater was the hospital with the highest number of patients on trolleys in Dublin yesterday morning, according to the INMO.

# hospital - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Flu season to last another five weeks, HSE warns

There has been a marked increase in flu presentations in comparison to last year.

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# hospital - Friday 20 December, 2019

Prince Philip being treated in hospital for pre-existing condition

He is expected to be in hospital for a few days.

# hospital - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

HSE consultants will be offered €250k wage if they focus 100% on public work and drop private practice

The new contract for consultant doctors offers increased pay levels of up to €222,460, rising further to €252,150 by July 2022.

‘Remarkable coincidence’ that two campaigners' smear results were mixed up, hearing told

Professor Kitchener said the findings of the RCog report “were striking” with “significant implications”, but “not unexpected”.

# hospital - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

The HSE has €1.4 billion more to spend on healthcare in 2020

In total, it has €17.4 billion – a 6.3% increase in funding compared to 2019.

# hospital - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

'Immense tragedy': Six people killed in shooting at Czech hospital

The suspect fled the scene but later shot and killed himself, police have confirmed.

# hospital - Thursday 28 November, 2019

Staff shortages restricting opening hours at children’s urgent care centre at Connolly Hospital

Opening hours at the centre in Dublin are currently 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

# hospital - Monday 11 November, 2019

Man jailed for raping his daughter while mother was terminally ill in hospital

The judge said that the victim, who has special needs, still has a bond with her father.

# hospital - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

# hospital - Thursday 10 October, 2019

More than 9,785 people presented to hospital due to self-harm last year

There has been an increase in self-harm among young people aged 10-24 years.

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