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#Hospital

# hospital - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

'Perfect storm' will see over 1,000 people on trolleys this winter
# Warning
# Warning

'Perfect storm' will see over 1,000 people on trolleys this winter

Oct 30th 2018, 7:34 AM 17,849 Views 45 Comments

The IMO has said the situation won’t be due to a “flu crisis”, rather a “failure of policy”.

# hospital - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital
# Sligo
# Sligo

Anorexia patients hide batteries in sanitary pads to appear heavier while being treated in hospital

Sep 13th 2018, 4:00 PM 28,440 Views 16 Comments

Some also engage in “animated conversation” in an effort to burn calories.

# hospital - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

Baby girl dies after incident involving cord of window blind
# Cork
# Cork

Baby girl dies after incident involving cord of window blind

Sep 11th 2018, 5:35 PM 44,437 Views 13 Comments

A child has died after an incident involving a window blind cord in Cork city.

# hospital - Sunday 9 September, 2018

84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail
# Hodeida
# Hodeida

84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail

Sep 9th 2018, 5:22 PM 6,988 Views 19 Comments

11 coalition soldiers and at least 73 Huthi rebels have died.

# hospital - Friday 31 August, 2018

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys
# Nursing Vacancies
# Nursing Vacancies

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys

Updated Aug 31st 2018, 3:16 PM 13,093 Views 68 Comments

The HSE has said it regrets any delays experienced by patients.

# hospital - Sunday 26 August, 2018

'I will hold the HSE responsible if no ambulance is available for my sick partner'
# Ambulance Delays
# Ambulance Delays

'I will hold the HSE responsible if no ambulance is available for my sick partner'

Aug 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 31,908 Views 21 Comments

A review found that additional staff are needed in order for the NAS to meet response time targets.

# hospital - Friday 24 August, 2018

Parents of toddler who was unresponsive for an hour given 'mixed messages' about ambulance location
# Cavan
# Cavan

Parents of toddler who was unresponsive for an hour given 'mixed messages' about ambulance location

Aug 24th 2018, 12:15 AM 38,885 Views 21 Comments

“Another 2 minutes and we would have been dealing with a very different outcome,” the parents were told at the Cavan hospital.

# hospital - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Worker who 'feared for her life' with psychiatric patient awarded €2.5k over delay in handling complaint
# Dispute
# Dispute

Worker who 'feared for her life' with psychiatric patient awarded €2.5k over delay in handling complaint

Aug 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 17,369 Views 0 Comments

The general operative felt that her grievances weren’t listened to by management.

# hospital - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin
# Temple Street
# Temple Street

Warning issued after five more people contract measles in Dublin

Aug 9th 2018, 6:58 PM 31,579 Views 89 Comments

The HSE is “particularly concerned” about the risk of measles in children who recently attended Temple Street Children’s University Hospital.

# hospital - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving
# Serious Concerns
# Serious Concerns

Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving

Aug 2nd 2018, 4:17 PM 17,212 Views 0 Comments

One of the patients set off a fire alarm and has severe paranoia.

# hospital - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose
# Los Angeles
# Los Angeles

Demi Lovato rushed to hospital following suspected heroin overdose

Jul 24th 2018, 10:36 PM 63,782 Views 51 Comments

The 25-year-old singer has struggled with addiction problems in the past.

# hospital - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Oberstown teenager who went on rampage through Beaumont Hospital was 'high on hypnotic drugs'
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Oberstown teenager who went on rampage through Beaumont Hospital was 'high on hypnotic drugs'

Jul 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 42,855 Views 55 Comments

The incident happened on Friday night.

# hospital - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

HSE spends nearly €1m a day paying agency nurses and doctors
# Hospital Staff
# Hospital Staff

HSE spends nearly €1m a day paying agency nurses and doctors

Jun 26th 2018, 6:14 PM 12,443 Views 47 Comments

Every day, the HSE spends over €800,000 on agency staff.

# hospital - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Chef Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House has died aged 94
# RIP
# RIP

Chef Myrtle Allen of Ballymaloe House has died aged 94

Jun 13th 2018, 11:35 AM 31,958 Views 12 Comments

The mother-in-law of Darina Allen died surrounded by her family at hospital.

# hospital - Monday 11 June, 2018

State settles case with Drogheda family over death of eight-day-old baby
# Baby Thomas
# Baby Thomas

State settles case with Drogheda family over death of eight-day-old baby

Jun 11th 2018, 4:55 PM 16,818 Views 9 Comments

In July 2014, baby Thomas died after a feeding tube was inserted into a chamber of his heart.

# hospital - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Man who was discovered with serious head injuries in Bray dies
# Bray
# Bray

Man who was discovered with serious head injuries in Bray dies

Jun 10th 2018, 9:00 AM 23,876 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí and emergency services were called to a scene outside a hotel on Bray’s Main St at 2am yesterday morning.

# hospital - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data
# Ipswich
# Ipswich

Hospital staff member sacked for accessing Ed Sheeran data

May 19th 2018, 7:42 PM 94,079 Views 28 Comments

The BBC reports that two staff members were disciplined on the same date Sheeran was admitted.

# hospital - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Homophobic motive suspected after teenager allegedly inflicts serious head injury on woman with cordless drill
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

Homophobic motive suspected after teenager allegedly inflicts serious head injury on woman with cordless drill

May 5th 2018, 12:35 PM 62,633 Views 51 Comments

The alleged assault happened in Strabane, Co Tyrone, at about 2am this morning.

# hospital - Monday 16 April, 2018

Galway hospital denies claims emergency department patients were 'hidden' during Taoiseach's visit
# Galway
# Galway

Galway hospital denies claims emergency department patients were 'hidden' during Taoiseach's visit

Apr 16th 2018, 4:31 PM 34,533 Views 54 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visited University College Hospital Galway last Thursday.

Homeless man found dead in chair in waiting area of Tallaght Hospital
# Emergency Dept
# Emergency Dept

Homeless man found dead in chair in waiting area of Tallaght Hospital

Apr 16th 2018, 7:48 AM 26,682 Views 48 Comments

The hospital says the man had been sheltering in the hospital and had not sought treatment.

# hospital - Monday 9 April, 2018

Doctors want to bring in alcohol tests for pregnant women
# Intervention
# Intervention

Doctors want to bring in alcohol tests for pregnant women

Apr 9th 2018, 4:13 PM 28,219 Views 93 Comments

The aim of the tests would be to reduce instances of foetal alcohol spectrum disorders in Ireland.

# hospital - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief

Apr 7th 2018, 7:30 PM 13,036 Views 19 Comments

Peadar Gilligan made his inaugural address as president of the Irish Medical Organisation at the group’s AGM in Killarney this evening.

# hospital - Saturday 31 March, 2018

The department of play: How Irish hospitals help children feel calm and safe during their stays
# Less Stress
# Less Stress

The department of play: How Irish hospitals help children feel calm and safe during their stays

Mar 31st 2018, 10:00 AM 9,230 Views 6 Comments

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
# Hospital
From The42
# Hospital

Former England captain Ray Wilkins critically ill in hospital after suffering heart attack

Mar 31st 2018, 8:30 AM 9,699 Views 9 Comments

The former Chelsea and England midfielder suffered a heart attack and fall at home, leading to him being placed into a coma

# hospital - Friday 16 March, 2018

HSE ordered to carry out review of car parking charges at hospitals
# Fees
# Fees

HSE ordered to carry out review of car parking charges at hospitals

Mar 16th 2018, 6:01 AM 16,427 Views 33 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society had been calling on hospitals to waive fees for people undergoing long term treatment.

# hospital - Monday 12 March, 2018

'I've never seen anything this extreme': 34-year-old man died due to 'torrential' nosebleed
# Connolly Hospital
# Connolly Hospital

'I've never seen anything this extreme': 34-year-old man died due to 'torrential' nosebleed

Mar 12th 2018, 7:00 PM 89,352 Views 35 Comments

Joao Carlos Araujo died in Connolly Memorial Hospital in Dublin in 2016.

# hospital - Friday 23 February, 2018

Doctor says 'paralytically, unconsciously drunk' teens at West Cork disco could have died
# Bandon
# Bandon

Doctor says 'paralytically, unconsciously drunk' teens at West Cork disco could have died

Feb 23rd 2018, 12:28 PM 85,195 Views 69 Comments

Medical professionals who treated the teenagers said parents need to take more responsibility for their children’s behaviour.

# hospital - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis
# St James's Hospital
# St James's Hospital

Woman had to have aggressive chemotherapy and radiation treatment after cancer misdiagnosis

Feb 20th 2018, 8:19 PM 22,427 Views 23 Comments

RTÉ Investigates has confirmed that two patients had their cancer misdiagnosed at the hospital.

# hospital - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Three-year-old girl rushed to hospital and woman arrested after incident in Dublin
# Shankill
# Shankill

Three-year-old girl rushed to hospital and woman arrested after incident in Dublin

Feb 10th 2018, 6:20 PM 84,551 Views 27 Comments

A woman in her 40s has been arrested.

# hospital - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

'Have some morals': Father makes appeal to driver after teenager seriously injured in hit-and-run
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

'Have some morals': Father makes appeal to driver after teenager seriously injured in hit-and-run

Feb 7th 2018, 10:39 PM 28,321 Views 34 Comments

John O’Reilly appealed for those responsible for his son’s “horrific” injuries to come forward.

# hospital - Friday 26 January, 2018

Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea
# Miryang
# Miryang

Witnesses describe mass panic as dozens killed in huge hospital blaze in South Korea

Jan 26th 2018, 9:16 PM 13,493 Views 5 Comments

More than 130 were hurt in the fire, the country’s worst for 15 years.

# hospital - Thursday 25 January, 2018

34 people have died so far from the flu this season
# Flu Season
# Flu Season

34 people have died so far from the flu this season

Jan 25th 2018, 2:30 PM 17,058 Views 37 Comments

The number of cases of flu continued to rise over the past week.

# hospital - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Tallaght Hospital says new app will 'help patients get the most from their treatment'
# Sign Of The Times
# Sign Of The Times

Tallaght Hospital says new app will 'help patients get the most from their treatment'

Jan 21st 2018, 8:30 PM 16,229 Views 19 Comments

It’s the first public hospital in Ireland to launch this type of app.

# hospital - Friday 19 January, 2018

'This should not have happened': Parents of baby who died shortly after birth settle case with hospital
# Drogheda
# Drogheda

'This should not have happened': Parents of baby who died shortly after birth settle case with hospital

Jan 19th 2018, 9:21 PM 12,336 Views 13 Comments

An apology from Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda was read out in court today.

# hospital - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

'I waited in A&E with my 5-week-old baby for 36 hours'
# Trolley Crisis
# Trolley Crisis

'I waited in A&E with my 5-week-old baby for 36 hours'

Jan 9th 2018, 8:00 PM 41,882 Views 46 Comments

The Children’s Hospital Group said there has been an increase in young children and infants presenting with the flu and respiratory infections.

# hospital - Monday 1 January, 2018

The story of Alice Clifford, a Dublin mother who went missing from a hospital 38 years ago
# St Loman's Hospital
# St Loman's Hospital

The story of Alice Clifford, a Dublin mother who went missing from a hospital 38 years ago

Jan 1st 2018, 10:30 PM 35,413 Views 11 Comments

“I’m not afraid of death, death is a natural part of life. But this isn’t natural.” Alice’s daughter Pat says that there are still many questions around her mother’s death.

'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight
# In The Nick Of Time
# In The Nick Of Time

'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight

Jan 1st 2018, 9:52 AM 39,360 Views 21 Comments

The baby boy was born at exactly seven seconds after 12 and came in weighing 3.26kg (7lbs 3oz).

# hospital - Friday 29 December, 2017

Two patients require 'further treatment' after scans reviewed at Kerry hospital
# Radiologist
# Radiologist

Two patients require 'further treatment' after scans reviewed at Kerry hospital

Dec 29th 2017, 12:18 PM 7,890 Views 8 Comments

A further 11 patients have had their cases re-examined.

# hospital - Friday 22 December, 2017

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact
# Busy Period
# Busy Period

Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:45 AM 9,777 Views 22 Comments

The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.

# hospital - Monday 18 December, 2017

Woman 'lucky to be alive' after two days stuck in Australian mine shaft
# Lightning Ridge
# Lightning Ridge

Woman 'lucky to be alive' after two days stuck in Australian mine shaft

Dec 18th 2017, 7:46 AM 15,924 Views 11 Comments

She tripped and fell down the eight-metre (26-foot) deep shaft while out for a walk.