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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 42,118 Views 53 Comments

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
# Hospital
From The42
# Hospital

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

Nov 26th 2018, 7:56 PM 10,704 Views 2 Comments

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
# Bed Blockers
# Bed Blockers

Delayed discharges are leading to infections, falls and overcrowding

Nov 19th 2018, 9:11 PM 10,063 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 11,086 Views 1 Comment

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
# Warning
# Warning

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

Oct 30th 2018, 7:34 AM 17,855 Views 45 Comments

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
# Sligo
# Sligo

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

Sep 13th 2018, 4:00 PM 28,478 Views 16 Comments

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

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 44,447 Views 13 Comments

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
# Hodeida
# Hodeida

84 dead following vicious fighting in Yemen after peace talks fail

Sep 9th 2018, 5:22 PM 6,996 Views 19 Comments

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

'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 13,104 Views 63 Comments

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'
# 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 31,932 Views 19 Comments

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
# Cavan
# Cavan

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

Aug 24th 2018, 12:15 AM 38,892 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.

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 17,375 Views 0 Comments

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

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 31,616 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 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 17,218 Views 0 Comments

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

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 63,791 Views 51 Comments

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'
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

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

Jul 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 42,862 Views 55 Comments

The incident happened on Friday night.

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 12,459 Views 47 Comments

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

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 31,969 Views 12 Comments

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
# Baby Thomas
# Baby Thomas

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

Jun 11th 2018, 4:55 PM 16,832 Views 9 Comments

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
# Bray
# Bray

Man who was discovered with serious head injuries in Bray dies

Jun 10th 2018, 9:00 AM 23,885 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 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 94,086 Views 28 Comments

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
# Tyrone
# Tyrone

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

May 5th 2018, 12:35 PM 62,642 Views 51 Comments

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
# Galway
# Galway

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

Apr 16th 2018, 4:31 PM 34,568 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 26,697 Views 48 Comments

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
# Intervention
# Intervention

Doctors want to bring in alcohol tests for pregnant women

Apr 9th 2018, 4:13 PM 28,234 Views 92 Comments

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
# 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 13,059 Views 18 Comments

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
# 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 9,254 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 9,708 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

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 16,434 Views 33 Comments

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

'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 89,391 Views 35 Comments

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

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 85,215 Views 69 Comments

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

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 22,438 Views 23 Comments

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

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 84,564 Views 26 Comments

A woman in her 40s has been arrested.

'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 28,328 Views 31 Comments

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

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 13,517 Views 5 Comments

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

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 17,070 Views 37 Comments

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

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 16,243 Views 19 Comments

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

'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 12,360 Views 14 Comments

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

'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 41,954 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.

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 35,541 Views 9 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.