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#Hospital

# hospital - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

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

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

Updated Dec 18th 2019, 1:00 PM 19,283 Views 6 Comments

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
# Health Service
# Health Service

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

Dec 17th 2019, 4:36 PM 12,238 Views 32 Comments

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
# Ostrava
# Ostrava

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

Updated Dec 10th 2019, 10:20 AM 24,615 Views 7 Comments

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
# Staff Shortages
# Staff Shortages

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

Nov 28th 2019, 9:18 PM 8,124 Views 13 Comments

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
# Central Criminal Court
# Central Criminal Court

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

Nov 11th 2019, 6:04 PM 50,630 Views 10 Comments

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
# Central Mental Hospital
# Central Mental Hospital

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

Oct 24th 2019, 4:26 PM 15,541 Views 0 Comments

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
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

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

Oct 10th 2019, 6:05 AM 5,781 Views 5 Comments

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

# hospital - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty
# All Better Now
From The42
# All Better Now

'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty

Oct 2nd 2019, 4:24 PM 22,059 Views 8 Comments

The 47-year-old suffered a health scare after Ireland’s Euro qualifier win against Sweden.

# hospital - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

'They deserve better': Taoiseach apologises to patients waiting on hospital trolleys as numbers rise
# Trolley Numbers
# Trolley Numbers

'They deserve better': Taoiseach apologises to patients waiting on hospital trolleys as numbers rise

Oct 1st 2019, 6:29 PM 13,184 Views 60 Comments

There were 10,641 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals last month.

# hospital - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units
# Miles For Smiles
# Miles For Smiles

Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units

Sep 14th 2019, 10:30 AM 13,359 Views 12 Comments

The group has raised €55,000 to purchase equipment to donate and to sponsor a new room at Ronald McDonald House in Dublin.

# hospital - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Hospital seeks to have seriously ill child made ward of court so he can undergo treatment
# High Court
# High Court

Hospital seeks to have seriously ill child made ward of court so he can undergo treatment

Sep 12th 2019, 4:40 PM 34,090 Views 0 Comments

The court heard the child’s father is opposed to the boy undergoing the severe course of treatment.

# hospital - Monday 22 July, 2019

Over 47,000 children waiting to see a specialist due to consultants shortage
# Paediatrician
# Paediatrician

Over 47,000 children waiting to see a specialist due to consultants shortage

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:28 AM 9,259 Views 29 Comments

Of that number, 1,989 children in Ireland are waiting to see a paediatric surgeon.

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?
# Home Help Hours
# Home Help Hours

Home help care supports: How many people are waiting in your county?

Jul 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 16,391 Views 8 Comments

A total of 6,819 people are waiting for funding for home help hours, but the HSE continues to deny any cuts to the service.

# hospital - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Harris says HSE can't continue in its current form and announces return of six regional healthcare areas
# Sláintecare
# Sláintecare

Harris says HSE can't continue in its current form and announces return of six regional healthcare areas

Jul 17th 2019, 3:34 PM 30,215 Views 61 Comments

Harris described today’s announcement as the biggest restructuring of the HSE in 15 years .

So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

So far this year, 32 children have had to stay in adult mental health units and it's going to continue to happen

Jul 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 7,021 Views 9 Comments

HSE said placing children in adult units will ‘continue to be necessary’.

# hospital - Monday 8 July, 2019

A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend
# Emergency
# Emergency

A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend

Jul 8th 2019, 1:36 PM 17,750 Views 17 Comments

The report notes that the mortality rate for heart attack and stroke has continued to decrease year-on-year for the past 10 years.

# hospital - Friday 28 June, 2019

Nearly 300 health workers have been assaulted in Irish hospitals so far this year
# Hospital Attacks
# Hospital Attacks

Nearly 300 health workers have been assaulted in Irish hospitals so far this year

Jun 28th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,796 Views 38 Comments

Of the 279 assaults, 249 were on nurses and midwives.

# hospital - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Man (45) taken to hospital after Dublin assault
# Mulhuddart
# Mulhuddart

Man (45) taken to hospital after Dublin assault

Jun 16th 2019, 9:34 AM 29,760 Views 22 Comments

The man’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

# hospital - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital
# Progress Update
# Progress Update

Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital

Jun 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,369 Views 34 Comments

The hospital board will appear before an Oireachtas committee today.

# hospital - Monday 13 May, 2019

Man (30) stabbed multiple times in Cork city
# Knocknaheeny
# Knocknaheeny

Man (30) stabbed multiple times in Cork city

May 13th 2019, 1:14 PM 21,110 Views 7 Comments

The incident took place at Ardmore avenue, Knocknaheeny in the city.

# hospital - Monday 6 May, 2019

'I've been very lucky' - Casillas admits football future is uncertain as he leaves hospital
# Looking Forward
From The42
# Looking Forward

'I've been very lucky' - Casillas admits football future is uncertain as he leaves hospital

May 6th 2019, 4:08 PM 7,012 Views 3 Comments

The Spanish goalkeeping was training with Porto when he suffered a heart attack.

# hospital - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Legendary Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas in stable condition after suffering heart attack
# Hospital
From The42
# Hospital

Legendary Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas in stable condition after suffering heart attack

May 1st 2019, 5:00 PM 46,115 Views 17 Comments

The 37-year-old was rushed into surgery on Wednesday afternoon but is now conscious in hospital.

# hospital - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

University Hospital Waterford to address reports of dead bodies left on trolleys in corridors
# Mortuary Building
# Mortuary Building

University Hospital Waterford to address reports of dead bodies left on trolleys in corridors

Updated Apr 24th 2019, 12:51 PM 40,975 Views 112 Comments

One of the hospital’s pathologists Professor Rob Landers said that conditions in the mortuary are “quite primitive”.

# hospital - Monday 22 April, 2019

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors
# Smoking
# Smoking

'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors

Apr 22nd 2019, 12:05 AM 49,540 Views 156 Comments

On 4 July 2012, Beaumont Hospital became a “tobacco-free campus”.

# hospital - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris
# Get Well Soon
From The42
# Get Well Soon

Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris

Apr 3rd 2019, 6:30 PM 4,138 Views 4 Comments

The 78-year-old was being treated for ‘a light fever’ prior to the long flight back to his home country.

# hospital - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Baby whose mother was found dead at Cork maternity hospital has also died
# CUMH
# CUMH

Baby whose mother was found dead at Cork maternity hospital has also died

Mar 27th 2019, 7:29 AM 79,492 Views 39 Comments

An investigation into the deaths is under way.

# hospital - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Have you been on a hospital waiting list for six months? Here are the government's latest plans
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

Have you been on a hospital waiting list for six months? Here are the government's latest plans

Mar 12th 2019, 1:06 PM 23,718 Views 14 Comments

Minister for Health Simon Harris has published a new plan aimed at reducing waiting times for patients.

# hospital - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'
# Outside The Coombe
# Outside The Coombe

Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'

Feb 7th 2019, 1:43 PM 12,430 Views 76 Comments

We spoke to nurses on the picket line at the Coombe maternity hospital.

# hospital - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Three-quarters of Irish people support nurses as 24-hour strike kicks off around the country
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Three-quarters of Irish people support nurses as 24-hour strike kicks off around the country

Jan 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 16,904 Views 99 Comments

The nurses have gone on strike over what they call a recruitment and retention issue in the healthcare sector.

# hospital - Friday 25 January, 2019

Man arrested over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hospital
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

Man arrested over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hospital

Jan 25th 2019, 2:11 PM 23,477 Views 0 Comments

The alleged incident happened on 26 December.

# hospital - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis
# Abortion
# Abortion

Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis

Updated Jan 17th 2019, 9:46 PM 82,423 Views 264 Comments

Earlier Ruth Coppinger told the Dáil that two doctors confirmed it was a fatal foetal abnormality, but the board refused the abortion.

# hospital - Monday 14 January, 2019

Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references

Jan 14th 2019, 12:05 AM 23,687 Views 121 Comments

Locals recently protested the proposed name change of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.

# hospital - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Psychiatric nurses to strike in February over 'recruitment and retention crisis'
# Industrial Action
# Industrial Action

Psychiatric nurses to strike in February over 'recruitment and retention crisis'

Jan 10th 2019, 4:45 PM 10,179 Views 44 Comments

They join members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation who are also due to go on strike.

# hospital - Monday 7 January, 2019

'Not too late to get vaccinated': Swine flu can be 'very dangerous', warns minister
# On The Rise
# On The Rise

'Not too late to get vaccinated': Swine flu can be 'very dangerous', warns minister

Jan 7th 2019, 2:24 PM 32,597 Views 31 Comments

A significant increase in cases of the H1N1 strain has been reported.

# hospital - Monday 24 December, 2018

Three patients taken to hospital after fire on a ward at St Luke's Hospital in Dublin
# Investigation
# Investigation

Three patients taken to hospital after fire on a ward at St Luke's Hospital in Dublin

Dec 24th 2018, 2:21 PM 17,876 Views 0 Comments

One patient is being treated for burn injuries and two with smoke inhalation.

# hospital - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Man seriously injured after being hit by van in Limerick
# Hospital
# Hospital

Man seriously injured after being hit by van in Limerick

Dec 12th 2018, 10:39 PM 16,859 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

# hospital - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

FactCheck: Were Irish hospital staff told to stop calling patients 'love' or 'dear'?
# Pet Names
# Pet Names

FactCheck: Were Irish hospital staff told to stop calling patients 'love' or 'dear'?

Dec 4th 2018, 11:49 AM 42,098 Views 53 Comments

Yesterday it was described as political correctness “gone mad”, but did the HSE even say it?

# hospital - Monday 26 November, 2018

Kick-off between Burnley and Newcastle delayed as referee's assessor collapses in tunnel
# Hospital
From The42
# Hospital

Kick-off between Burnley and Newcastle delayed as referee's assessor collapses in tunnel

Nov 26th 2018, 7:56 PM 10,696 Views 2 Comments

The game will now kick-off at 8.30pm after a person was taken to hospital on Monday evening.

# hospital - Monday 19 November, 2018

Delayed discharges are leading to infections, falls and overcrowding
# Bed Blockers
# Bed Blockers

Delayed discharges are leading to infections, falls and overcrowding

Nov 19th 2018, 9:11 PM 10,056 Views 22 Comments

Families failing to engage with the Fair Deal Scheme is one of the reasons behind so-called ‘bed blockers’.

UK healthcare professional arrested on suspicion of poisoning patients
# Blackpool
# Blackpool

UK healthcare professional arrested on suspicion of poisoning patients

Nov 19th 2018, 3:25 PM 11,081 Views 1 Comment

The allegations related to the alleged mistreatment and neglect on the stroke unit in November 2018.