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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.
Construction work ceases at National Children's Hospital site
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
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
Professor Fergal Malone has asked members of the public to “work with us”.
Scotland player who contracted coronavirus is released from hospital
The rest of Scotland Women’s Six Nations games were postponed.
Cork University Hospital reschedules some outpatient appointments amid Covid-19 fears
Some outpatient appointment slots on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday be reduced or rescheduled.
University Hospital Galway kitchen operations suspended after dead mouse found
Food production for the hospital has been moved to Merlin Park University Hospital.
Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in England
The two patients are members of the same family.
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.
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.
Flu season to last another five weeks, HSE warns
There has been a marked increase in flu presentations in comparison to last year.
Prince Philip being treated in hospital for pre-existing condition
He is expected to be in hospital for a few days.
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”.
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.
'Immense tragedy': Six people killed in shooting at Czech hospital
The suspect fled the scene but later shot and killed himself, police have confirmed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
'I'm absolutely fine now': Kenny hails Swedish health system after falling ill on U21 duty
The 47-year-old suffered a health scare after Ireland’s Euro qualifier win against Sweden.
'They deserve better': Taoiseach apologises to patients waiting on hospital trolleys as numbers rise
There were 10,641 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals last month.
Group of bikers ride across Ireland donating equipment to neonatal units
The group has raised €55,000 to purchase equipment to donate and to sponsor a new room at Ronald McDonald House in Dublin.
Hospital seeks to have seriously ill child made ward of court so he can undergo treatment
The court heard the child’s father is opposed to the boy undergoing the severe course of treatment.
Over 47,000 children waiting to see a specialist due to consultants shortage
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?
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.
Harris says HSE can't continue in its current form and announces return of six regional healthcare areas
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
HSE said placing children in adult units will ‘continue to be necessary’.
A patient's chance of dying from a heart attack or stroke can vary depending on what hospital they attend
The report notes that the mortality rate for heart attack and stroke has continued to decrease year-on-year for the past 10 years.
Nearly 300 health workers have been assaulted in Irish hospitals so far this year
Of the 279 assaults, 249 were on nurses and midwives.
Man (45) taken to hospital after Dublin assault
The man’s injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
Construction has started on the building frame of the National Children's Hospital
The hospital board will appear before an Oireachtas committee today.
Man (30) stabbed multiple times in Cork city
The incident took place at Ardmore avenue, Knocknaheeny in the city.
'I've been very lucky' - Casillas admits football future is uncertain as he leaves hospital
The Spanish goalkeeping was training with Porto when he suffered a heart attack.
Legendary Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas in stable condition after suffering heart attack
The 37-year-old was rushed into surgery on Wednesday afternoon but is now conscious in hospital.
University Hospital Waterford to address reports of dead bodies left on trolleys in corridors
One of the hospital’s pathologists Professor Rob Landers said that conditions in the mortuary are “quite primitive”.
'It's just not good behaviour': Hospital anti-smoking policy flouted by patients and visitors
On 4 July 2012, Beaumont Hospital became a “tobacco-free campus”.
Brazil legend Pele undergoes treatment after being taken to hospital in Paris
The 78-year-old was being treated for ‘a light fever’ prior to the long flight back to his home country.