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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Hospital

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# St Loman's Hospital
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.
# in the nick of time
'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).
# radiologist
Two patients require 'further treatment' after scans reviewed at Kerry hospital
A further 11 patients have had their cases re-examined.
# busy period
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.
# Lightning Ridge
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.
# Your Say
Poll: Should we change the name of the children's hospital due to legal threats?
An Arizona hospital has the same name.
# michael shine
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.
# Coroner's Court
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.
# public v private
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.
# warrior mentality
20% of cancer patients 'experienced PTSD after diagnosis'
That’s according to a new study published in a peer-reviewed journal.
# Dublin
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.
# Antrim
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.
# health carer
Pensioner awarded €25,000 after being kicked and pushed at Beaumont Hospital
Phyllis Byrne, now 83, sued Beaumont Hospital, CPL Resources and CPL Healthcare.
# winter flu
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.
# Court
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.
# Secular
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.
# portobello
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.
# Meath
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.
# Louth
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.
# Uttar Pradesh
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.
# The Grand Tour
Jeremy Clarkson admitted to Spanish hospital with pneumonia
The presenter is on holiday with his family.
# food czar
'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.
# Baltinglass
Four people including seven-year-old girl hospitalised following Wicklow crash
One woman is in a serious condition in Beaumont Hospital.
# Bloom
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.
# 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
A massive fire broke out at St Kevin’s Asylum near the Lee Fields at about 6pm this evening.
# Waiting Lists
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.
# The Bronx
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.
# Depression
'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.
# cath lab
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.
# Wexford
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.
# Under Pressure
'People are dying on waiting lists': Harris urged to fix health service once and for all
The Future of Healthcare report which aims to reform the health service over 10 years has been criticised for the spending it proposes.
# Waterford
Teenager spent 14 days in adult psychiatric ward room 'barely bigger than the bed'
The case was brought to the attention of the Minister for Mental Health and the Taoiseach’s office.
# Dublin city centre
Casualty hospitalised after Liffey rescue at O'Connell Bridge
The incident at O’Connell Bridge was reported just after 4.40pm this afternoon.
# Annual Report
The highest paid person in the HSE last year received almost €600,000
The HSE’s spend on legal and professional fees increased by 28.6% last year – rising from €47m to €60.5m.
# Dublin
43-year-old man taken to hospital after being slashed at St Patrick's Park
The man has been treated for what have been described as ‘minor injuries’.
# Burning issue
'We need clean air. We do not need accidents': Locals' fury as 11 incinerator staff hospitalised
Locals say they are concerned after yesterday’s lime leak.
# Manchester
Ariana Grande visits injured fans in hospital
The singer will play at a star-studded benefit concert tomorrow.
# Swiped
Hospital sacks healthcare assistant for stealing €50 note from unresponsive patient
The man denied it before offering to hand over €50.
# St Vincent's
Sisters of Charity will not own or run National Maternity Hospital
The sisters made the announcement today.
# Contamination
'Questions need to be asked' after outbreak of superbug at Dublin hospital
The CPE superbig was identified in Tallaght Hospital in mid-2015.