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#Hospital

# 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 15,927 Views 12 Comments

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

# hospital - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Poll: Should we change the name of the children's hospital due to legal threats?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we change the name of the children's hospital due to legal threats?

Dec 10th 2017, 4:00 PM 30,632 Views 96 Comments

An Arizona hospital has the same name.

# hospital - Friday 1 December, 2017

Retired surgeon guilty of sex attacks on young boys given 20 months in prison
# Michael Shine
# Michael Shine

Retired surgeon guilty of sex attacks on young boys given 20 months in prison

Dec 1st 2017, 7:45 PM 28,927 Views 0 Comments

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
# Coroner's Court
# Coroner's Court

Accidental death verdict at inquest of man who choked on Mars bar on the Luas

Dec 1st 2017, 2:16 PM 25,858 Views 35 Comments

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.

# hospital - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Leo Varadkar suggests consultants should 'clock in' to ensure they're at work
# Public V Private
# Public V Private

Leo Varadkar suggests consultants should 'clock in' to ensure they're at work

Nov 22nd 2017, 12:52 PM 23,290 Views 110 Comments

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.

# hospital - Monday 20 November, 2017

20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'
# Warrior Mentality
# Warrior Mentality

20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'

Nov 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 10,919 Views 6 Comments

That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.

# hospital - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department
# Dublin
# Dublin

Temple Street Children's Hospital warns of overcrowding at its emergency department

Nov 14th 2017, 8:47 PM 10,202 Views 39 Comments

It is asking parents to think about all their care and treatment options before attending the ED.

# hospital - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh
# Antrim
# Antrim

Man rescued after car he was driving entered Lough Neagh

Oct 22nd 2017, 2:01 PM 14,799 Views 9 Comments

The man’s car was found to have entered the water just after midnight last night.

# hospital - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Pensioner awarded €25,000 after being kicked and pushed at Beaumont Hospital
# Health Carer
# Health Carer

Pensioner awarded €25,000 after being kicked and pushed at Beaumont Hospital

Oct 10th 2017, 7:18 AM 21,681 Views 36 Comments

Phyllis Byrne, now 83, sued Beaumont Hospital, CPL Resources and CPL Healthcare.

# hospital - Monday 2 October, 2017

Patients 'have a right to ask doctors and nurses if they have received the flu vaccine'
# Winter Flu
# Winter Flu

Patients 'have a right to ask doctors and nurses if they have received the flu vaccine'

Oct 2nd 2017, 4:32 PM 12,118 Views 69 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris said just one third of all health workers got the vaccine last year.

# hospital - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

Seriously ill homeless man receives emergency housing after challenging council in court
# Court
# Court

Seriously ill homeless man receives emergency housing after challenging council in court

Sep 12th 2017, 1:06 PM 13,279 Views 0 Comments

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.

# hospital - Sunday 10 September, 2017

The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?
# Secular
# Secular

The National Children's Hospital won't be named after a saint, but what should it be called?

Sep 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 18,310 Views 69 Comments

The new name has come from a staff suggestion process, but hasn’t been revealed yet.

# hospital - Wednesday 6 September, 2017

Man in critical condition after being pulled out of Dublin canal after All-Ireland final
# Portobello
# Portobello

Man in critical condition after being pulled out of Dublin canal after All-Ireland final

Sep 6th 2017, 3:49 PM 24,012 Views 14 Comments

A 23-year-old man got into difficulty in the canal at Portobello Harbour in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# hospital - Monday 4 September, 2017

Emergency department workers pin blame for hospital wildcat strikes on HSE
# Meath
# Meath

Emergency department workers pin blame for hospital wildcat strikes on HSE

Sep 4th 2017, 10:50 PM 28,859 Views 42 Comments

Navan emergency department was just one of many experiencing serious staff shortages as a result of the strikes this evening.

# hospital - Friday 18 August, 2017

Seriously ill homeless man granted leave to challenge Louth County Council over housing
# Louth
# Louth

Seriously ill homeless man granted leave to challenge Louth County Council over housing

Aug 18th 2017, 11:52 AM 11,975 Views 0 Comments

The council has told the man it will not provide him with assistance because he was not habitually resident in the State.

# hospital - Saturday 12 August, 2017

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages
# Uttar Pradesh
# Uttar Pradesh

At least 60 children die in hospital that suffered oxygen shortages

Aug 12th 2017, 6:20 PM 18,245 Views 13 Comments

Authorities have launched an inquiry into the causes of the oxygen disruption but denied that it had caused the deaths.

# hospital - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Jeremy Clarkson admitted to Spanish hospital with pneumonia
# The Grand Tour
# The Grand Tour

Jeremy Clarkson admitted to Spanish hospital with pneumonia

Aug 6th 2017, 11:42 AM 35,178 Views 73 Comments

The presenter is on holiday with his family.

'Project dietitian' appointed to help overhaul Ireland's hospital food
# Food Czar
# Food Czar

'Project dietitian' appointed to help overhaul Ireland's hospital food

Aug 6th 2017, 8:00 AM 15,837 Views 37 Comments

Improving the standard of food has been highlighted as a priority by Health Minister Simon Harris.

# hospital - Monday 24 July, 2017

Four people including seven-year-old girl hospitalised following Wicklow crash
# Baltinglass
# Baltinglass

Four people including seven-year-old girl hospitalised following Wicklow crash

Jul 24th 2017, 9:37 AM 33,788 Views 7 Comments

One woman is in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital.

# hospital - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital
# Bloom
# Bloom

Award-winning fairy garden donated to children's ward at Portiuncula Hospital

Jul 13th 2017, 11:43 AM 10,816 Views 4 Comments

The garden received a certificate of distinction in the postcard section at Bloom this year.

# hospital - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings
# St Kevin's Asylum
# St Kevin's Asylum

'We wanted to mind it; now we're watching it burn' - Fire has gutted one of Cork city's best-known buildings

Jul 4th 2017, 10:26 PM 69,116 Views 51 Comments

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
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment

Jul 4th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,134 Views 35 Comments

Nearly 250 women who displayed symptoms of possible breast cancer have been waiting between six and 12 months.

# hospital - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Disgruntled ex-employee named as gunman who opened fire in New York hospital
# The Bronx
# The Bronx

Disgruntled ex-employee named as gunman who opened fire in New York hospital

Jul 1st 2017, 7:53 AM 12,362 Views 51 Comments

He entered the building in a white coat with an automatic weapon concealed under his shirt, officials said.

# hospital - Thursday 29 June, 2017

'I really hope we don't run out of time': Desperate parents share stories of children's suicide attempts
# Depression
# Depression

'I really hope we don't run out of time': Desperate parents share stories of children's suicide attempts

Jun 29th 2017, 6:00 PM 29,785 Views 27 Comments

They said they are fighting to keep their children alive while they wait months for services.

# hospital - Friday 23 June, 2017

Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork
# Cath Lab
# Cath Lab

Crowds gather at Waterford hospital after man dies while being transferred to Cork

Jun 23rd 2017, 7:35 PM 19,947 Views 40 Comments

A 40-year-old man from Waterford died while being transported in an ambulance to a hospital in Cork.

# hospital - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Young teenage girl airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming
# Wexford
# Wexford

Young teenage girl airlifted to hospital after getting into difficulty swimming

Jun 21st 2017, 7:57 PM 19,671 Views 23 Comments

The Coast Guard was called to the River Slaney in Enniscorthy at around 5pm.

'People are dying on waiting lists': Harris urged to fix health service once and for all
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

'People are dying on waiting lists': Harris urged to fix health service once and for all

Jun 21st 2017, 6:20 AM 8,587 Views 26 Comments

The Future of Healthcare report which aims to reform the health service over 10 years has been criticised for the spending it proposes.

# hospital - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Teenager spent 14 days in adult psychiatric ward room 'barely bigger than the bed'
# Waterford
# Waterford

Teenager spent 14 days in adult psychiatric ward room 'barely bigger than the bed'

Jun 17th 2017, 12:05 AM 13,354 Views 19 Comments

The case was brought to the attention of the Minister for Mental Health and the Taoiseach’s office.

# hospital - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Casualty hospitalised after Liffey rescue at O'Connell Bridge
# Dublin City Centre
# Dublin City Centre

Casualty hospitalised after Liffey rescue at O'Connell Bridge

Jun 13th 2017, 5:45 PM 26,939 Views 27 Comments

The incident at O’Connell Bridge was reported just after 4.40pm this afternoon.

# hospital - Saturday 10 June, 2017

The highest paid person in the HSE last year received almost €600,000
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

The highest paid person in the HSE last year received almost €600,000

Jun 10th 2017, 6:00 AM 37,284 Views 42 Comments

The HSE’s spend on legal and professional fees increased by 28.6% last year – rising from €47m to €60.5m.

# hospital - Friday 9 June, 2017

43-year-old man taken to hospital after being slashed at St Patrick's Park
# Dublin
# Dublin

43-year-old man taken to hospital after being slashed at St Patrick's Park

Jun 9th 2017, 10:50 PM 26,839 Views 17 Comments

The man has been treated for what have been described as ‘minor injuries’.

# hospital - Thursday 8 June, 2017

'We need clean air. We do not need accidents': Locals' fury as 11 incinerator staff hospitalised
# Burning Issue
# Burning Issue

'We need clean air. We do not need accidents': Locals' fury as 11 incinerator staff hospitalised

Jun 8th 2017, 2:17 PM 20,577 Views 66 Comments

Locals say they are concerned after yesterday’s lime leak.

# hospital - Saturday 3 June, 2017

Ariana Grande visits injured fans in hospital
# Manchester
# Manchester

Ariana Grande visits injured fans in hospital

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:36 AM 28,571 Views 40 Comments

The singer will play at a star-studded benefit concert tomorrow.

# hospital - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Hospital sacks healthcare assistant for stealing €50 note from unresponsive patient
# Swiped
# Swiped

Hospital sacks healthcare assistant for stealing €50 note from unresponsive patient

Jun 1st 2017, 4:24 PM 42,529 Views 19 Comments

The man denied it before offering to hand over €50.

# hospital - Monday 29 May, 2017

Sisters of Charity will not own or run National Maternity Hospital
# St Vincent's
# St Vincent's

Sisters of Charity will not own or run National Maternity Hospital

May 29th 2017, 10:20 AM 86,913 Views 144 Comments

The sisters made the announcement today.

# hospital - Friday 26 May, 2017

'Questions need to be asked' after outbreak of superbug at Dublin hospital
# Contamination
# Contamination

'Questions need to be asked' after outbreak of superbug at Dublin hospital

May 26th 2017, 7:02 PM 26,420 Views 27 Comments

The CPE superbig was identified in Tallaght Hospital in mid-2015.

# hospital - Friday 5 May, 2017

Luas passengers hospitalised after early morning crash with truck
# Red Line
# Red Line

Luas passengers hospitalised after early morning crash with truck

May 5th 2017, 8:10 AM 34,550 Views 31 Comments

Services have been disrupted this morning.

# hospital - Monday 1 May, 2017

Want to give feedback on your hospital treatment? From today, you can
# Landmark Survey
# Landmark Survey

Want to give feedback on your hospital treatment? From today, you can

May 1st 2017, 9:50 AM 12,066 Views 23 Comments

Patients discharged between now and the end of May will be able to complete the National Patient Experience Survey.

# hospital - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald says the State needs to get maternity hospital site 'by any means'
# Hand It Over
# Hand It Over

Mary Lou McDonald says the State needs to get maternity hospital site 'by any means'

Apr 30th 2017, 2:45 PM 15,208 Views 88 Comments

The controversy over the proposed National Maternity Hospital is continuing.

# hospital - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Factfind: Could compulsory purchase be used for the maternity hospital and what would it cost?
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

Factfind: Could compulsory purchase be used for the maternity hospital and what would it cost?

Apr 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 19,517 Views 85 Comments

The St. Vincent’s site is the preferred site for the hospital.