Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 9°C Monday 25 October 2021

#Hospitals

# hospitals - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Ireland reaches half a million vaccination doses milestone

Updated Mar 6th 2021, 1:59 PM 53,533 Views 94 Comments

There are currently 401 patients in hospital with Covid-19.

# hospitals - Friday 5 March, 2021

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls to lowest number since late December
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls to lowest number since late December

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 12:50 PM 29,767 Views 74 Comments
  • There are currently 426 patients in hospital with Covid-19.
  • 102 patients with Covid-19 are in intensive care currently.
  • Health officials yesterday confirmed that a further 39 people with Covid-19 died in Ireland.
  • Four stillbirths with possible links to Covid-19 are under investigation by health officials.

# hospitals - Thursday 4 March, 2021

10,000 people with underlying health conditions set to receive vaccine next week
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

10,000 people with underlying health conditions set to receive vaccine next week

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 5:34 PM 57,478 Views 80 Comments
  • GPs and advocacy groups will help identify patients in the community.
  • AstraZeneca deliveries this week will also be reduced.
  • The 500,000th vaccine dose will be administered over the next week.

# hospitals - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Number of people in hospital with Covid-19 falls below 500 for first time this year
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of people in hospital with Covid-19 falls below 500 for first time this year

Mar 2nd 2021, 7:10 AM 10,598 Views 3 Comments

NPHET has urged people to “stick with this” over the coming weeks and continue adhering to restrictions.

# hospitals - Friday 26 February, 2021

Consultants call for urgent action as 860,000 sit on waiting lists for care
# HSE
# HSE

Consultants call for urgent action as 860,000 sit on waiting lists for care

Feb 26th 2021, 7:35 AM 12,064 Views 17 Comments

The IHCA said today that the HSE’s national service plan is welcome but “does not match the scale of the problem”.

# hospitals - Thursday 25 February, 2021

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospitals drops below 600
# ICU
# ICU

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospitals drops below 600

Feb 25th 2021, 9:05 AM 19,226 Views 43 Comments

Ten Covid-19 patients being treated in ICU died in the 24 hours up to 8am yesterday – the single highest daily number.

# hospitals - Saturday 20 February, 2021

Hospitalised Covid-19 patients fall to lowest numbers since early January
# Hospitalisations
# Hospitalisations

Hospitalised Covid-19 patients fall to lowest numbers since early January

Feb 20th 2021, 1:18 PM 16,846 Views 16 Comments

There were 149 Covid-19 patients in ICU this morning.

# hospitals - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 falls below 850
# HSE
# HSE

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 falls below 850

Feb 16th 2021, 8:10 AM 16,624 Views 16 Comments

As of 12 February, 275,237 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have been administered in Ireland

# hospitals - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Drop in overall number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, but slight increase in people in ICU
# ICU
# ICU

Drop in overall number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals, but slight increase in people in ICU

Feb 10th 2021, 9:05 AM 18,488 Views 16 Comments

As of 8pm yesterday, 1,012 Covid patients were in Irish hospitals.

# hospitals - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease
# ICU
# ICU

Number of people with Covid-19 in hospital continues to decrease

Feb 9th 2021, 9:14 AM 32,004 Views 57 Comments

1,100 patients with Covid-19 are in Irish hospitals, including 173 in critical care.

# hospitals - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Over 500 Covid-19 patients receiving critical care in Irish hospitals
# ICU
# ICU

Over 500 Covid-19 patients receiving critical care in Irish hospitals

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:25 AM 27,302 Views 24 Comments

There are 205 patients in ICU and 301 others receiving critical care outside of ICU.

# hospitals - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Misleading videos of 'empty' hospitals being shared on social media are putting extra strain on health service, say hospitals
# False News
# False News

Misleading videos of 'empty' hospitals being shared on social media are putting extra strain on health service, say hospitals

Feb 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 70,441 Views 86 Comments

Footage shared online of hospitals that appear “empty” have falsely claimed that hospitals are lying about being under pressure.

# hospitals - Sunday 31 January, 2021

What are the wider implications of Covid-19 on our overlooked health services?
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

What are the wider implications of Covid-19 on our overlooked health services?

Jan 31st 2021, 11:00 AM 9,098 Views 10 Comments

In your monthly update from Noteworthy, the investigative team looks at how the pandemic is shining a light on long-term deficiencies in our health system.

# hospitals - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Donnelly says vaccine timeframe is 'realistic' as 217 people with Covid-19 in ICUs
# Hospital Capacity
# Hospital Capacity

Donnelly says vaccine timeframe is 'realistic' as 217 people with Covid-19 in ICUs

Jan 27th 2021, 1:12 PM 25,403 Views 40 Comments

The Health Minister said today that he still thinks it’s realistic to expect all adults to be offered a Covid vaccine by September.

# hospitals - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

There are 1,823 people with Covid-19 in hospital, and 216 people in ICU
# Hospital Capacity
# Hospital Capacity

There are 1,823 people with Covid-19 in hospital, and 216 people in ICU

Jan 26th 2021, 12:22 PM 13,283 Views 10 Comments

Prof Philip Nolan has said that he expects hospital admissions to “remain very high for weeks”.

# hospitals - Friday 22 January, 2021

'Is the care of the same standard? No': Hospitals under pressure as ICU capacity approaches surge limit
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Is the care of the same standard? No': Hospitals under pressure as ICU capacity approaches surge limit

Updated Jan 22nd 2021, 1:00 PM 54,270 Views 83 Comments
  • Paul Reid said that transmission is "extremely different", with whole families getting sick from Covid-19.
  • An Oireachtas Committee heard that over 6,500 workers in acute hospitals are currently on sick leave.
  • There have been 523 Covid deaths in January, with the CMO predicting that this could rise up to 1,000.

# hospitals - Thursday 21 January, 2021

'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste
# Outbreaks
# Outbreaks

'A real concern': A third of patients with Covid-19 in hospital contracted the virus while on wards, says Tánaiste

Jan 21st 2021, 1:30 PM 27,688 Views 42 Comments

‘They didn’t come in Covid positive, they picked up Covid while in the hospital,’ said Leo Varadkar.

# hospitals - Monday 18 January, 2021

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says
# Prioritisation
# Prioritisation

Standby list of frontline healthcare workers should be in place for any leftover vaccines, HSE says

Jan 18th 2021, 3:46 PM 15,084 Views 25 Comments

A HSE document says “every effort should be made” to ensure vaccines are given to frontline healthcare workers.

# hospitals - Sunday 17 January, 2021

There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

There are 1,923 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 195 of those in ICU

Jan 17th 2021, 11:52 AM 25,323 Views 71 Comments

There were 60 deaths and a further 3,231 cases of Covid-19 announced yesterday.

# hospitals - Saturday 16 January, 2021

'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal
# Surge Capacity
# Surge Capacity

'Beyond belief': HSE chief says Beacon Hospital should reconsider stance against signing surge capacity deal

Jan 16th 2021, 2:07 PM 108,704 Views 123 Comments

The Beacon has chosen not to join a surge capacity agreement between private hospitals and the HSE.

# hospitals - Friday 15 January, 2021

1,846 people with Covid-19 in hospital, latest figures show
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

1,846 people with Covid-19 in hospital, latest figures show

Jan 15th 2021, 9:15 AM 37,954 Views 64 Comments
  • Paul Reid said virus is still "hugely prevalent".
  • Daily vaccination figures will be released from 25 January.
  • 44% of all Covid-19 cases were reported in the past 14 days.

# hospitals - Thursday 14 January, 2021

1,792 Covid-19 patients in hospital as figure continues to surpass double previous peak
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

1,792 Covid-19 patients in hospital as figure continues to surpass double previous peak

Jan 14th 2021, 9:45 AM 47,063 Views 91 Comments

The number of people in hospital is now more than twice that of the previous pandemic peak.

# hospitals - Monday 11 January, 2021

O'Neill warns North is experiencing 'worst-case scenario' as hospital admissions set to surge
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

O'Neill warns North is experiencing 'worst-case scenario' as hospital admissions set to surge

Updated Jan 11th 2021, 2:20 PM 21,600 Views 5 Comments

Health chiefs warned that the number of Covid-19 patients being treated in hospital could double by the third week in January.

# hospitals - Wednesday 6 January, 2021

921 now in hospital with Covid-19 as patient numbers exceed April 2020 peak
# Third Wave
# Third Wave

921 now in hospital with Covid-19 as patient numbers exceed April 2020 peak

Jan 6th 2021, 8:50 AM 45,742 Views 61 Comments

On 15 April, 881 people with Covid-19 were in hospital.

# hospitals - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says

Dec 31st 2020, 2:28 PM 10,708 Views 36 Comments

The organisation said hospital overcrowding is “unacceptable at the best of times, but it is doubly so when dealing with a contagious virus”.

# hospitals - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Queues of ambulances form outside Northern Ireland's over-capacity hospitals
# Pressure Mounting
# Pressure Mounting

Queues of ambulances form outside Northern Ireland's over-capacity hospitals

Dec 15th 2020, 7:45 PM 32,564 Views 24 Comments

The health minister is set to bring proposals for fresh Covid-19 restrictions to the executive on Thursday.

# hospitals - Saturday 14 November, 2020

'Encouraging news': Covid-19 hospitalisations fall compared to start of Level Five
# Patients
# Patients

'Encouraging news': Covid-19 hospitalisations fall compared to start of Level Five

Nov 14th 2020, 2:45 PM 30,300 Views 36 Comments

Currently, there are 254 patients with Covid-19 in hospital, with 35 in ICU.

# hospitals - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Hospital outbreaks: 161 staff in Limerick out of work due to Covid-19
# Covid19
# Covid19

Hospital outbreaks: 161 staff in Limerick out of work due to Covid-19

Nov 12th 2020, 4:53 PM 28,661 Views 22 Comments

The HSE also confirmed there are 77 staff unavailable for work in Naas, either due to a positive result or because they are a close contact of a confirmed case.

# hospitals - Thursday 5 November, 2020

Paris hospitals near capacity after upsurge in coronavirus cases
# France
# France

Paris hospitals near capacity after upsurge in coronavirus cases

Nov 5th 2020, 7:13 PM 25,789 Views 33 Comments

France is currently in a partial lockdown to try and reduce Covid-19 numbers.

# hospitals - Monday 26 October, 2020

Highest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since end of May
# Hospital
# Hospital

Highest number of Covid-19 patients in hospital and ICU since end of May

Oct 26th 2020, 1:12 PM 54,886 Views 106 Comments

There are 344 people in hospital and 39 in ICU.

# hospitals - Saturday 24 October, 2020

US sets coronavirus infection record as deaths climb towards 224,000
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

US sets coronavirus infection record as deaths climb towards 224,000

Updated Oct 24th 2020, 1:30 PM 54,917 Views 33 Comments

Several states are reeling as the virus continues to spread.

# hospitals - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Covid-19: Zero ICU beds available in nine acute hospitals across Ireland
# Capacity
# Capacity

Covid-19: Zero ICU beds available in nine acute hospitals across Ireland

Oct 15th 2020, 8:10 AM 76,388 Views 109 Comments

It comes after health officials confirmed 1.095 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland and five further deaths.

# hospitals - Thursday 24 September, 2020

'Exhausted' healthcare workers worry about long winter as Covid-19 hospital numbers rise
# Covid19
# Covid19

'Exhausted' healthcare workers worry about long winter as Covid-19 hospital numbers rise

Sep 24th 2020, 7:00 AM 16,979 Views 37 Comments

Doctors treating patients with the disease have said the severity of the illness for those admitted to hospital has not changed.

# hospitals - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Patients with respiratory illness to be tested for Covid-19 'irrespective of community levels' during flu season
# Winter Flu
# Winter Flu

Patients with respiratory illness to be tested for Covid-19 'irrespective of community levels' during flu season

Sep 8th 2020, 1:44 PM 28,894 Views 8 Comments

The HSPC also outlined testing recommendations for a number of settings including nursing homes and workplaces.

# hospitals - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals
# Winter Plan
# Winter Plan

'We're sleepwalking back to mass overcrowding': 221 patients on trolleys in Irish hospitals

Sep 2nd 2020, 5:08 PM 24,766 Views 27 Comments

The INMO has warned that overcrowding and Covid-19 make for a ‘toxic combination’.

# hospitals - Saturday 15 August, 2020

Over 600,000 people waiting for first outpatient consultation
# Public Hospitals
# Public Hospitals

Over 600,000 people waiting for first outpatient consultation

Aug 15th 2020, 7:43 AM 22,537 Views 64 Comments

Delays created by the Covid-19 pandemic have resulted in a backlog of cases.

# hospitals - Friday 10 July, 2020

Over 584,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Over 584,000 patients waiting for their first outpatient hospital appointment last month

Jul 10th 2020, 9:14 PM 9,694 Views 26 Comments

The public health service has come under pressure in recent months as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

# hospitals - Thursday 25 June, 2020

FactCheck: Does Ireland have the highest Covid-19 infection rate for healthcare workers in the world?
# INMO
# INMO

FactCheck: Does Ireland have the highest Covid-19 infection rate for healthcare workers in the world?

Jun 25th 2020, 6:00 AM 32,211 Views 44 Comments

The claim was made by INMO General Secretary, Phil Ní Sheaghdha.

# hospitals - Sunday 24 May, 2020

Number of people attending Irish emergency departments begins to creep up as Covid fears lower
# Coming Back
# Coming Back

Number of people attending Irish emergency departments begins to creep up as Covid fears lower

May 24th 2020, 12:25 PM 19,290 Views 25 Comments

Mass testing of nursing home residents and staff at the facilities is also now complete.

# hospitals - Friday 22 May, 2020

Sharp fall in number of people attending emergency departments in first three months of year
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Sharp fall in number of people attending emergency departments in first three months of year

May 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 11,175 Views 16 Comments

The average number of daily ED attendances at the end of March was approximately half what it was at the beginning of March.