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#Hospital

# hospital - Last year 2021

'We're well in the surge now for critical care': 202 people with Covid-19 are in ICU
# Surge Capacity
# Surge Capacity

'We're well in the surge now for critical care': 202 people with Covid-19 are in ICU

Updated Jan 19th 2021, 3:20 PM 35,350 Views 98 Comments
  • Cabinet to consider proposals for remunerating student nurses on placement during the pandemic.
  • The Beacon Hospital signed up to the HSE's 'safety net' deal for private beds during the third Covid-19 wave.
  • GPs and pharmacists are to be paid almost €91 million to vaccinate 1.5 million people.
'Immense pressure': Letterkenny hospital apologises after patients left waiting in ambulances
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'Immense pressure': Letterkenny hospital apologises after patients left waiting in ambulances

Jan 11th 2021, 8:30 AM 19,219 Views 21 Comments

A record 1,452 Covid-19 patients were being treated in hospitals across the country yesterday evening.

'Exhausted' ICU nurses at St Vincent's say safety concerns they raised months ago have not been addressed
# Svuh
# Svuh

'Exhausted' ICU nurses at St Vincent's say safety concerns they raised months ago have not been addressed

Jan 8th 2021, 1:46 PM 82,392 Views 49 Comments

Nurses have expressed frustration over shower and sink facilities, as well as not being prioritised for the Covid-19 vaccine.

INMO warns staffing levels in the Irish health service are in 'freefall'
# Covid19
# Covid19

INMO warns staffing levels in the Irish health service are in 'freefall'

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 9:05 PM 61,156 Views 73 Comments

Worst case scenario projections put numbers requiring critical care beyond even our surge capacity.

# hospital - All time

F1 driver Grosjean on the mend after 140mph crash, says controversial halo device saved his life
# Miracle Escape
From The42
# Miracle Escape

F1 driver Grosjean on the mend after 140mph crash, says controversial halo device saved his life

Nov 30th 2020, 11:10 AM 7,471 Views 5 Comments

The Frenchman’s car split in two and burst into flames after he pierced through a steel barrier during yesterday’s Bahrain Grand Prix.

Over 612,000 people waiting on outpatient hospital care
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Over 612,000 people waiting on outpatient hospital care

Nov 15th 2020, 3:03 PM 17,466 Views 28 Comments

The outpatient waiting list has grown by nearly 45,600 since last year.

Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Many European countries running out of ICU beds amid surge in Covid-19 cases

Nov 10th 2020, 9:11 AM 34,333 Views 66 Comments

Medics in Italy, France, Spain and Germany have expressed concern over a lack of capacity and medical staff to treat patients.

Diego Maradona admitted to hospital in Argentina
# Maradona
# Maradona

Diego Maradona admitted to hospital in Argentina

Nov 2nd 2020, 11:25 PM 51,547 Views 30 Comments

He has suffered two heart attacks in the past and contracted hepatitis.

Nearly one-fifth of Tallaght hospital staff found to have coronavirus antibodies
# Study
# Study

Nearly one-fifth of Tallaght hospital staff found to have coronavirus antibodies

Oct 26th 2020, 4:15 PM 109,671 Views 54 Comments

12% of participants had already tested positive for Covid-19 before this study.

Highest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since end of May
# Hospital
# Hospital

Highest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since end of May

Oct 26th 2020, 1:12 PM 55,411 Views 107 Comments

There are 344 people in hospital and 39 in ICU.

Nurses at Portlaoise hospital raise concerns after Covid outbreak leads to closure of ward
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Nurses at Portlaoise hospital raise concerns after Covid outbreak leads to closure of ward

Oct 15th 2020, 5:22 PM 28,554 Views 7 Comments

The medical ward at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise is no longer accepting new patients.

The number of Covid-19 cases in Irish hospitals is now 68, the highest figure since mid-June
# Covid19
# Covid19

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

Sep 15th 2020, 6:17 PM 31,854 Views 42 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 13th 2020, 7:35 AM 33,946 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 36,625 Views 62 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 7th 2020, 10:42 PM 15,430 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 31st 2020, 12:38 PM 25,406 Views 35 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 25th 2020, 4:23 PM 28,408 Views 5 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 11th 2020, 4:49 PM 52,145 Views 39 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 25th 2020, 12:00 PM 24,956 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 17th 2020, 4:11 PM 21,883 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Jun 2nd 2020, 3:03 PM 25,272 Views 40 Comments

‘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.

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

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

Updated May 15th 2020, 4:16 PM 59,200 Views 58 Comments

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

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

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

May 14th 2020, 9:31 PM 98,667 Views 67 Comments

Notification of infectious diseases is required by legislation.

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

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

May 14th 2020, 2:18 PM 21,646 Views 60 Comments

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

Holland boss Ronald Koeman in hospital after heart procedure
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

Holland boss Ronald Koeman in hospital after heart procedure

May 3rd 2020, 8:26 PM 5,041 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 13th 2020, 3:32 PM 143,107 Views 130 Comments

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.

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

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

Apr 10th 2020, 8:19 AM 32,784 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 9th 2020, 3:22 PM 34,534 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 3rd 2020, 7:01 PM 52,347 Views 166 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Apr 2nd 2020, 7:10 PM 202,294 Views 278 Comments

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

Construction work ceases at National Children's Hospital site
# Construction
# Construction

Construction work ceases at National Children's Hospital site

Mar 31st 2020, 6:31 PM 27,556 Views 19 Comments

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

Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Dublin city centre
# Dublin
# Dublin

Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Dublin city centre

Mar 30th 2020, 10:32 AM 27,339 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 19th 2020, 3:43 PM 65,474 Views 73 Comments

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

Scotland player who contracted coronavirus is released from hospital
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Scotland player who contracted coronavirus is released from hospital

Mar 16th 2020, 2:53 PM 6,916 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Updated Mar 8th 2020, 12:30 PM 27,258 Views 29 Comments

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

University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found
# Deadmau5
# Deadmau5

University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found

Feb 21st 2020, 4:37 PM 17,041 Views 10 Comments

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

Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in England
# England
# England

Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in England

Updated Jan 31st 2020, 2:15 PM 108,175 Views 169 Comments

The two patients are members of the same family.

Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night
# Dublin
# Dublin

Concern for woman found near GPO by homeless volunteer last night

Jan 10th 2020, 10:20 AM 87,968 Views 84 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 7th 2020, 12:48 PM 6,862 Views 36 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,837 Views 39 Comments

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