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#Hospitals

# hospitals - Friday 1 July, 2011

Column: 'I once worked an 80-hour shift' - a junior doctor's story
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 'I once worked an 80-hour shift' - a junior doctor's story

Jul 1st 2011, 11:19 AM 1,040 Views 32 Comments

One young medic describes the sometimes nightmarish world of hospital staff shortages to TheJournal.ie.

# hospitals - Monday 27 June, 2011

Anger over Roscommon hospital downgrade
# Anger
# Anger

Anger over Roscommon hospital downgrade

Jun 27th 2011, 8:42 PM 452 Views 0 Comments

The Taoiseach has confirmed that the hospital’s emergency department will no longer be 24/7.

# hospitals - Thursday 16 June, 2011

Medical emergency! There's a Father Jack on ward three
# In-feck-tious
From The Daily Edge
# In-feck-tious

Medical emergency! There's a Father Jack on ward three

Jun 16th 2011, 2:57 PM 2,285 Views 5 Comments

Doctors are naming troublesome patients after foul-mouthed Fr Jack Hackett, a list of hospital slang reveals.

# hospitals - Monday 13 June, 2011

Column: I died, but they brought me back - an MRSA survivor's story
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I died, but they brought me back - an MRSA survivor's story

Jun 13th 2011, 10:45 AM 469 Views 4 Comments

Tony Kavanagh’s life as he knew it ended when a routine operation left him with MRSA. He tells TheJournal.ie about going from a thriving business career to the brink of death.

# hospitals - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

# hospitals - Saturday 16 April, 2011

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# hospitals - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

# hospitals - Monday 14 March, 2011

Row between HSE and agency staff could affect surgeries
# HSE
# HSE

Row between HSE and agency staff could affect surgeries

Mar 14th 2011, 7:44 PM 910 Views 5 Comments

Agency staff at hospitals have been advised not to present themselves for works after the HSE announced plans to cut their rate of pay.

"There is no food" - patients left without rations in quake-stricken Japanese hospitals
# Japan
# Japan

"There is no food" - patients left without rations in quake-stricken Japanese hospitals

Mar 14th 2011, 9:24 AM 955 Views 0 Comments

Some hospitals have been left without food, power or running water.

# hospitals - Monday 14 February, 2011

2010 was the worst year for overcrowding in hospitals
# Health
# Health

2010 was the worst year for overcrowding in hospitals

Feb 14th 2011, 2:56 PM 836 Views 0 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation says the problem has increased by over a third over the past five years.

# hospitals - Friday 14 January, 2011

Swine flu rates have doubled again
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

Swine flu rates have doubled again

Jan 14th 2011, 9:41 AM 384 Views 0 Comments

The Health Protection Surveillance Unit warns that the bug is here to stay for at least a few more weeks.

# hospitals - Saturday 8 January, 2011

HSE orders 100,000 extra flu vaccines
# Swine Flu
# Swine Flu

HSE orders 100,000 extra flu vaccines

Jan 8th 2011, 12:05 PM 590 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Fine Gael’s health spokesman has warned that overcrowding in hospitals will cause infections to spread rapidly and will gravely endanger the lives of the seriously ill.

# hospitals - Tuesday 17 August, 2010

2,000 attend Portiuncula hospital protest
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

2,000 attend Portiuncula hospital protest

Aug 17th 2010, 6:03 PM 369 Views 0 Comments

Human chain formed in opposition to downgrading – which the HSE says is not planned.

# hospitals - Wednesday 11 August, 2010

Mental health services in freefall
# HSE Fail
# HSE Fail

Mental health services in freefall

Aug 11th 2010, 1:43 PM 439 Views 0 Comments

20% of psychiatric nurses have retired.

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