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Sunday 1 October 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Hospital

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'I've never seen anything this extreme': 34-year-old man died due to 'torrential' nosebleed
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
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
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
A woman in her 40s has been arrested.
'Have some morals': Father makes appeal to driver after teenager seriously injured in hit-and-run
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
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
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'
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
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'
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
“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
The baby boy was born at exactly seven seconds after 12 and came in weighing 3.26kg (7lbs 3oz).
Two patients require 'further treatment' after scans reviewed at Kerry hospital
A further 11 patients have had their cases re-examined.
Surgeries at Cork hospital cancelled for two weeks as flu and 'revelry' make their impact
The move is an attempt to ease pressure on services over the busy Christmas period.
Woman 'lucky to be alive' after two days stuck in Australian mine shaft
She tripped and fell down the eight-metre (26-foot) deep shaft while out for a walk.
Poll: Should we change the name of the children's hospital due to legal threats?
An Arizona hospital has the same name.
Retired surgeon guilty of sex attacks on young boys given 20 months in prison
Lawyers for the retired surgeon had previously claimed that imprisoning him would kill him.
Accidental death verdict at inquest of man who choked on Mars bar on the Luas
The inquest heard that a number of people got off the Luas at the Abbey Street stop in a bid to help David O’Reilly.
Leo Varadkar suggests consultants should 'clock in' to ensure they're at work
His comments were in response to an RTÉ Investigates programme which revealed that one consultant left his work at a public hospital to treat private patients at a different hospital.
20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'
That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department
It is asking parents to think about all their care and treatment options before attending the ED.
Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh
The man’s car was found to have entered the water just after midnight last night.
Pensioner awarded €25,000 after being kicked and pushed at Beaumont Hospital
Phyllis Byrne, now 83, sued Beaumont Hospital, CPL Resources and CPL Healthcare.
Patients 'have a right to ask doctors and nurses if they have received the flu vaccine'
Health Minister Simon Harris said just one third of all health workers got the vaccine last year.
Seriously ill homeless man receives emergency housing after challenging council in court
The man said that he did not wish to be taking up a hospital bed but he couldn’t go back to living on the streets.
The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?
The new name has come from a staff suggestion process, but hasn’t been revealed yet.
Man in critical condition after being pulled out of Dublin canal after All-Ireland final
A 23-year-old man got into difficulty in the canal at Portobello Harbour in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Emergency department workers pin blame for hospital wildcat strikes on HSE
Navan emergency department was just one of many experiencing serious staff shortages as a result of the strikes this evening.
Seriously ill homeless man granted leave to challenge Louth County Council over housing
The council has told the man it will not provide him with assistance because he was not habitually resident in the State.
At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages
Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.
Jeremy Clarkson admitted to Spanish hospital with pneumonia
The presenter is on holiday with his family.
'Project dietitian' appointed to help overhaul Ireland's hospital food
Improving the standard of food has been highlighted as a priority by Health Minister Simon Harris.
Four people including seven-year-old girl hospitalised following Wicklow crash
One woman is in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital.
Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital
The garden received a certificate of distinction in the postcard section at Bloom this year.
'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings
A massive fire broke out at St Kevin’s Asylum near the Lee Fields at about 6pm this evening.
143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment
Nearly 250 women who displayed symptoms of possible breast cancer have been waiting between six and 12 months.
Disgruntled ex-employee named as gunman who opened fire in New York hospital
He entered the building in a white coat with an automatic weapon concealed under his shirt, officials said.
'I really hope we don't run out of time': Desperate parents share stories of children's suicide attempts
They said they are fighting to keep their children alive while they wait months for services.
Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork
A 40-year-old man from Waterford died while being transported in an ambulance to a hospital in Cork.
Young teenage girl airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming
The Coast Guard was called to the River Slaney in Enniscorthy at around 5pm.