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#Hospitals

# hospitals - Friday 14 May, 2021

HSE confirms ransom has been sought over cyber attack but says it will not be paid
# HSE
# HSE

HSE confirms ransom has been sought over cyber attack but says it will not be paid

Updated May 14th 2021, 7:13 PM 214,888 Views 206 Comments
  • HSE to cancel health appointments on Monday if the ransomware attack isn't resolved by then, with some appointments already postponed.
  • A list of health services that have and have not been affected by the cyber attack today has been published.
  • The vaccination programme has not been affected, and Covid-19 tests are still to go ahead at walk-in centres.
Explainer: What is a ransomware attack and why has the HSE been targeted?
# HSE
# HSE

Explainer: What is a ransomware attack and why has the HSE been targeted?

May 14th 2021, 4:05 PM 34,274 Views 14 Comments

The HSE’s IT systems have been shut down following a “significant” cyber attack.

HSE cyber attack: what services are affected and which ones are still working?
# HSE
# HSE

HSE cyber attack: what services are affected and which ones are still working?

May 14th 2021, 1:19 PM 21,871 Views 7 Comments

An IT shutdown has had an impact on wider operations today.

Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 falls to below 100 for first time since September
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Number of patients in hospital with Covid-19 falls to below 100 for first time since September

May 14th 2021, 7:47 AM 14,580 Views 20 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said that it was a clear demonstration of the effect of the vaccine.

# hospitals - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

More than 250k vaccines administered in one week, as hospitalisations drop to 106
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

More than 250k vaccines administered in one week, as hospitalisations drop to 106

Updated May 12th 2021, 2:10 PM 28,211 Views 35 Comments

It is still unclear if expenditure on PPE and other equipment will taper off as the vaccination programme progresses.

# hospitals - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns

May 11th 2021, 6:51 PM 30,228 Views 33 Comments

376 admitted patients went without beds across Ireland this morning.

# hospitals - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Vaccine registration opens to people aged 50-59 on phased basis from today
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

Vaccine registration opens to people aged 50-59 on phased basis from today

May 4th 2021, 7:55 AM 77,202 Views 64 Comments

59-year-olds can now register online for their vaccine.

# hospitals - Friday 30 April, 2021

Why are restrictions still in place for partners at maternity units and when are they likely to change?
# Confusion
# Confusion

Why are restrictions still in place for partners at maternity units and when are they likely to change?

Apr 30th 2021, 6:00 PM 15,572 Views 3 Comments

Partners should be able to attend maternity appointments now – due to a fall in cases and the vaccination of healthcare staff.

# hospitals - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Covid-19 hospital figures drop below 150
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Covid-19 hospital figures drop below 150

Apr 28th 2021, 8:53 AM 18,281 Views 39 Comments

There are 47 people in intensive care.

# hospitals - Monday 26 April, 2021

Covid-19: 173 patients being treated in hospital
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Covid-19: 173 patients being treated in hospital

Apr 26th 2021, 9:47 AM 18,628 Views 16 Comments

46 people are in ICU.

# hospitals - Sunday 11 April, 2021

213 patients with a confirmed Covid-19 case in hospital
# Admissions
# Admissions

213 patients with a confirmed Covid-19 case in hospital

Apr 11th 2021, 12:22 PM 23,419 Views 15 Comments

Over 1,045,000 vaccine doses have been administered in Ireland.

# hospitals - Friday 9 April, 2021

Proportion of Covid-19 cases among over-65s has fallen significantly since January
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Proportion of Covid-19 cases among over-65s has fallen significantly since January

Updated Apr 9th 2021, 1:05 PM 23,557 Views 35 Comments
  • As of 8pm last night, there are 53 people with Covid-19 in intensive care units.
  • Health officials last night confirmed a further 400 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • Over one million doses of Covid-19 vaccine have now been administered in Ireland.

# hospitals - Friday 2 April, 2021

Four new walk-in Covid test centres open as 255 patients in hospital with Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Four new walk-in Covid test centres open as 255 patients in hospital with Covid-19

Apr 2nd 2021, 7:47 AM 35,324 Views 70 Comments
  • The number of hospitalisations is at its lowest point since Christmas Day.
  • As of 6.30pm last night, there were 61 people with Covid-19 in intensive care units.
  • The HSE is opening the walk-in centres in areas where the number of positive cases are particularly high.

# hospitals - Wednesday 31 March, 2021

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 drops to lowest number since late December
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 drops to lowest number since late December

Mar 31st 2021, 7:47 AM 17,536 Views 24 Comments

As of 8pm last night, there are also 65 people with Covid-19 in intensive care units.

# hospitals - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Number of people with Covid-19 receiving intensive care falls to 66
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Number of people with Covid-19 receiving intensive care falls to 66

Mar 27th 2021, 11:59 AM 17,923 Views 23 Comments

It is the lowest number since the start of January.

# hospitals - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 currently stands at 310
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 currently stands at 310

Updated Mar 25th 2021, 1:59 PM 32,839 Views 32 Comments
  • As of 8pm last night, there are 75 people with Covid-19 in intensive care units.
  • Health officials last night confirmed a further 683 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said last night that having all schools fully open in April is a top priority for the government.

# hospitals - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Taoiseach says situation is 'fragile', but progress being achieved with falling hospital and ICU numbers

Taoiseach says situation is 'fragile', but progress being achieved with falling hospital and ICU numbers

Updated Mar 24th 2021, 2:00 PM 31,235 Views 51 Comments
  • The number of people with Covid-19 in intensive care units currently stands at 76.
  • Health officials last night confirmed a further 371 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • The booking portal for mandatory hotel quarantine in Ireland went live yesterday morning.
  • A total of 10,613 passengers arrived into Dublin Airport last week.

# hospitals - Monday 22 March, 2021

'These are not prisons': Taoiseach says mandatory hotel quarantine is key but can't be used for all countries
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

'These are not prisons': Taoiseach says mandatory hotel quarantine is key but can't be used for all countries

Updated Mar 22nd 2021, 4:34 PM 57,107 Views 141 Comments
  • 81 patients with Covid-19 are currently in intensive care units around the country.
  • Health officials last night confirmed a further 769 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • Mandatory hotel quarantine for travellers arriving into Ireland from certain countries is to come into effect by next weekend.

# hospitals - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Hospital numbers still a 'concern' as 360 patients with Covid-19 reported in latest figures
# Frontline
# Frontline

Hospital numbers still a 'concern' as 360 patients with Covid-19 reported in latest figures

Mar 21st 2021, 12:39 PM 28,712 Views 65 Comments

HSE chief executive Paul Reid has said there is still a “lot more to get through” before a return to more normal levels in hospitals.

# hospitals - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 stands at 355
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 stands at 355

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 11:25 AM 20,734 Views 22 Comments
  • There is currently 86 patients with Covid-19 in intensive care units across the country.
  • Health officials last night confirmed a further 575 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.
  • The EMA has said it remains of the view that the benefits of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine “outweigh the risks of side effects”.

# hospitals - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Three in four consultants in Irish hospitals report burnout from Covid-19, study finds
# Consultants
# Consultants

Three in four consultants in Irish hospitals report burnout from Covid-19, study finds

Mar 14th 2021, 1:28 PM 18,785 Views 34 Comments

One quarter had reported that either they or colleagues had experienced “long-Covid” after being infected.

# hospitals - Saturday 13 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 13th 2021, 1:51 PM 28,415 Views 35 Comments

As of 8am this morning, there are currently 340 patients in hospital with Covid-19.

# hospitals - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls further as vaccines take effect
# Covid19
# Covid19

Number of hospitalised Covid-19 patients falls further as vaccines take effect

Mar 10th 2021, 7:29 AM 17,180 Views 39 Comments
  • There are currently 93 people in ICU.
  • Health officials last night confirmed 311 new cases of Covid-19 and 30 deaths.
  • HSE CEO Paul Reid has said Ireland is beginning to see impact of vaccinations.

# hospitals - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 drops below 400 for first time in 2021
# Key Indicators
# Key Indicators

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 drops below 400 for first time in 2021

Mar 9th 2021, 7:55 AM 13,115 Views 14 Comments

NPHET said last night that all key indicators of the disease are improving.

# 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 53,551 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 29,800 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 57,517 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 10,612 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 12,093 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 19,253 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 16,936 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 16,636 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 18,503 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 32,037 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 27,604 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 70,574 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 9,122 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 25,431 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 13,410 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 54,304 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.