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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

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Baby whose mother was found dead at Cork maternity hospital has also died
An investigation into the deaths is under way.
Have you been on a hospital waiting list for six months? Here are the government's latest plans
Minister for Health Simon Harris has published a new plan aimed at reducing waiting times for patients.
Nurses on strike: 'You can't go home after your shift and feel you've done a good job'
We spoke to nurses on the picket line at the Coombe maternity hospital.
Three-quarters of Irish people support nurses as 24-hour strike kicks off around the country
The nurses have gone on strike over what they call a recruitment and retention issue in the healthcare sector.
Man arrested over alleged sexual assault at Dublin hospital
The alleged incident happened on 26 December.
Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis
Earlier Ruth Coppinger told the Dáil that two doctors confirmed it was a fatal foetal abnormality, but the board refused the abortion.
Most people don't support changing hospital names to remove religious references
Locals recently protested the proposed name change of Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda.
Psychiatric nurses to strike in February over 'recruitment and retention crisis'
They join members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation who are also due to go on strike.
'Not too late to get vaccinated': Swine flu can be 'very dangerous', warns minister
A significant increase in cases of the H1N1 strain has been reported.
Three patients taken to hospital after fire on a ward at St Luke's Hospital in Dublin
One patient is being treated for burn injuries and two with smoke inhalation.
Man seriously injured after being hit by van in Limerick
Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.
FactCheck: Were Irish hospital staff told to stop calling patients 'love' or 'dear'?
Yesterday it was described as political correctness “gone mad”, but did the HSE even say it?
Kick-off between Burnley and Newcastle delayed as referee's assessor collapses in tunnel
The game will now kick-off at 8.30pm after a person was taken to hospital on Monday evening.
Delayed discharges are leading to infections, falls and overcrowding
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
The allegations related to the alleged mistreatment and neglect on the stroke unit in November 2018.
'Perfect storm' will see over 1,000 people on trolleys this winter
The IMO has said the situation won’t be due to a “flu crisis”, rather a “failure of policy”.
Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital
Some also engage in “animated conversation” in an effort to burn calories.
Baby girl dies after incident involving cord of window blind
A child has died after an incident involving a window blind cord in Cork city.
84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail
11 coalition soldiers and at least 73 Huthi rebels have died.
'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys
The HSE has said it regrets any delays experienced by patients.
'I will hold the HSE responsible if no ambulance is available for my sick partner'
A review found that additional staff are needed in order for the NAS to meet response time targets.
Parents of toddler who was unresponsive for an hour given 'mixed messages' about ambulance location
“Another 2 minutes and we would have been dealing with a very different outcome,” the parents were told at the Cavan hospital.
Worker who 'feared for her life' with psychiatric patient awarded €2.5k over delay in handling complaint
The general operative felt that her grievances weren’t listened to by management.
Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin
The HSE is “particularly concerned” about the risk of measles in children who recently attended Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.
Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving
One of the patients set off a fire alarm and has severe paranoia.
Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose
The 25-year-old singer has struggled with addiction problems in the past.
Oberstown teenager who went on rampage through Beaumont Hospital was 'high on hypnotic drugs'
The incident happened on Friday night.
HSE spends nearly €1m a day paying agency nurses and doctors
Every day, the HSE spends over €800,000 on agency staff.
Chef Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House has died aged 94
The mother-in-law of Darina Allen died surrounded by her family at hospital.
State settles case with Drogheda family over death of eight-day-old baby
In July 2014, baby Thomas died after a feeding tube was inserted into a chamber of his heart.
Man who was discovered with serious head injuries in Bray dies
Gardaí and emergency services were called to a scene outside a hotel on Bray’s Main St at 2am yesterday morning.
Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data
The BBC reports that two staff members were disciplined on the same date Sheeran was admitted.
Homophobic motive suspected after teenager allegedly inflicts serious head injury on woman with cordless drill
The alleged assault happened in Strabane, Co Tyrone, at about 2am this morning.
Galway hospital denies claims emergency department patients were 'hidden' during Taoiseach's visit
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visited University College Hospital Galway last Thursday.
Homeless man found dead in chair in waiting area of Tallaght Hospital
The hospital says the man had been sheltering in the hospital and had not sought treatment.
Doctors want to bring in alcohol tests for pregnant women
The aim of the tests would be to reduce instances of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Ireland.
Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief
Peadar Gilligan made his inaugural address as president of the Irish Medical Organisation at the group’s AGM in Killarney this evening.
The department of play: How Irish hospitals help children feel calm and safe during their stays
Temple Street and Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin both have designated play specialists to care for the children.
Former England captain Ray Wilkins critically ill in hospital after suffering heart attack
The former Chelsea and England midfielder suffered a heart attack and fall at home, leading to him being placed into a coma
HSE ordered to carry out review of car parking charges at hospitals
The Irish Cancer Society had been calling on hospitals to waive fees for people undergoing long term treatment.