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# hospitals - Today’s News

'A lot of people said to me, 'What are you doing?' - Pat's move pays off for Cup final hero Benson
# Benson And No Hedging
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# Benson And No Hedging

'A lot of people said to me, 'What are you doing?' - Pat's move pays off for Cup final hero Benson

5 minutes ago 15 Views 0 Comments

Robbie Benson raised eyebrows when he left a successful Dundalk side for Richmond Park, but helped deliver FAI Cup glory.

Anti-Covid groups used Telegram to bombard National Parents Council over child facemask rules
# Telegram
# Telegram

Anti-Covid groups used Telegram to bombard National Parents Council over child facemask rules

6 hours ago 7,902 Views 0 Comments

The council has received thousands of calls and emails.

Vera Pauw defends 3-5-2 system as Ireland ponder how to best use Katie McCabe
# Dilemma
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# Dilemma

Vera Pauw defends 3-5-2 system as Ireland ponder how to best use Katie McCabe

6 hours ago 666 Views 0 Comments

They face a must-win match against Georgia on Tuesday evening.

# hospitals - Yesterday’s News

Neymar ruled out for up to two months with ankle ligament damage
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Neymar ruled out for up to two months with ankle ligament damage

6 hours ago 929 Views 2 Comments

The Brazilian star will likely make his return in time for PSG’s Champions League last 16 tie.

Ballon d'Or sees childhood Barca fan Putellas go down in folklore
# Alexia
From The42
# Alexia

Ballon d'Or sees childhood Barca fan Putellas go down in folklore

6 hours ago 3,077 Views 0 Comments

The 27-year-old is just the second ever Spaniard, female or male, to win a Ballon d’Or.

Gardaí launch investigation after body found in Kerry
# Abbeydorney
# Abbeydorney

Gardaí launch investigation after body found in Kerry

6 hours ago 19,425 Views 1 Comment

The man was discovered in a vehicle in Abbeydorney this morning.

Andre Gray fires stunning last-minute winner as QPR climb to third at Derby
# Pick It Out
From The42
# Pick It Out

Andre Gray fires stunning last-minute winner as QPR climb to third at Derby

7 hours ago 1,794 Views 0 Comments

A wonderful piece of improvisation broke Derby hearts and sent the away fans into ectasy.

'Magnificent signing' Jaros returns to Liverpool with perfect Pat's sign-off
# Loan Star
From The42
# Loan Star

'Magnificent signing' Jaros returns to Liverpool with perfect Pat's sign-off

7 hours ago 4,911 Views 2 Comments

The young goalkeeper was terrific in the FAI Cup final victory, the final game of his loan spell from Liverpool.

Emergency measures to tackle teacher shortages 'perpetuating unequal pay', say teaching unions
# Substitute Teachers
# Substitute Teachers

Emergency measures to tackle teacher shortages 'perpetuating unequal pay', say teaching unions

7 hours ago 8,508 Views 13 Comments

Emergency measures include an increased involvement of student teachers and retired teachers.

No white smoke yet for Stephen Kenny as FAI discuss World Cup qualification campaign in meeting
# As You Were
From The42
# As You Were

No white smoke yet for Stephen Kenny as FAI discuss World Cup qualification campaign in meeting

7 hours ago 1,575 Views 0 Comments

The FAI confirmed that board members ‘undertook positive and detailed discussions’ this evening, but revealed little else in a brief statement.

# hospitals - Monday 8 February, 2016

Varadkar defends comments about extra resources making hospitals slow down
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Varadkar defends comments about extra resources making hospitals slow down

Feb 8th 2016, 9:35 AM 12,440 Views 76 Comments

The minister said he accepted that overcrowding can also delay patient treatment.

# hospitals - Friday 22 January, 2016

Cork house party shows the 'don't take drugs' message just won't cut it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Cork house party shows the 'don't take drugs' message just won't cut it

Jan 22nd 2016, 1:45 PM 513 Views 44 Comments

Six young people were hospitalised after a house party in the south of Cork. The issue can no longer be ignored, writes Graham de Barra.

# hospitals - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

One of Dublin city's main hospitals is telling emergency patients to stay away
# Mater
# Mater

One of Dublin city's main hospitals is telling emergency patients to stay away

Jan 20th 2016, 1:13 PM 18,119 Views 28 Comments

The Mater Hospital says it’s experiencing “very high numbers”.

# hospitals - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Beaumont Hospital is asking people to stay away from its emergency department tonight
# No Go
# No Go

Beaumont Hospital is asking people to stay away from its emergency department tonight

Jan 5th 2016, 5:30 PM 20,760 Views 43 Comments

Unless they’re really sick, that is.

# hospitals - Thursday 24 December, 2015

WATCH: Santa visits the children of Dublin in 1948
# Christmas Past
# Christmas Past

WATCH: Santa visits the children of Dublin in 1948

Dec 24th 2015, 11:00 AM 7,599 Views 6 Comments

Best day ever.

# hospitals - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Leo: If there was an overnight fix for the health service I would've implemented it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Leo: If there was an overnight fix for the health service I would've implemented it

Nov 17th 2015, 8:00 AM 109 Views 112 Comments

I’ve been in this job for 18 months and I can say with absolute certainty that if there was an overnight fix, I would have implemented it on day one, Leo Varadkar writes.

# hospitals - Friday 6 November, 2015

'What you'd expect from the Tea Party': Leo's radical plan for hospitals is being lashed
# Thatcherite
# Thatcherite

'What you'd expect from the Tea Party': Leo's radical plan for hospitals is being lashed

Nov 6th 2015, 4:35 PM 24,915 Views 145 Comments

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin are not impressed with the Health Minister’s latest comments.

# hospitals - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

A multi-storey car park at a Galway hospital will result in fewer parking spaces
# Park Life
# Park Life

A multi-storey car park at a Galway hospital will result in fewer parking spaces

Sep 23rd 2015, 7:30 PM 14,329 Views 18 Comments

For staff, anyway.

# hospitals - Tuesday 1 September, 2015

Consultant turned tap and pregnant woman told, 'That’s the volume of blood that will gush out of you'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Consultant turned tap and pregnant woman told, 'That’s the volume of blood that will gush out of you'

Sep 1st 2015, 8:00 AM 8,920 Views 116 Comments

Dil Wickremasinghe writes about how she was treated by doctors when she opted for a home birth.

# hospitals - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Children with cancer are having their eggs and testes tissue frozen for the future
# Sick
# Sick

Children with cancer are having their eggs and testes tissue frozen for the future

Aug 16th 2015, 2:00 PM 14,318 Views 31 Comments

“That often is the one piece of information that gives them a glimmer of hope”.

# hospitals - Monday 13 July, 2015

Patients complain of rude doctors, lack of compassion and misdiagnosis
# Complaints
# Complaints

Patients complain of rude doctors, lack of compassion and misdiagnosis

Jul 13th 2015, 1:22 PM 15,076 Views 52 Comments

Women, older doctors and doctors who qualified in Ireland are less likely to face serious disciplinary outcomes, according to a new report.

# hospitals - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Dublin's three maternity hospitals are being moved to pastures new
# Musical Chairs
# Musical Chairs

Dublin's three maternity hospitals are being moved to pastures new

Jun 30th 2015, 3:20 PM 35,807 Views 43 Comments

Planning permission for three new sites at major adult teaching hospitals will be submitted in the next 18 months.

# hospitals - Monday 29 June, 2015

26 terminations carried out in Ireland under new abortion laws
# Abortion
# Abortion

26 terminations carried out in Ireland under new abortion laws

Jun 29th 2015, 11:34 PM 30,314 Views 248 Comments

Minister Leo Varadkar revealed the figures today.

# hospitals - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Leo wants no more than 90 people on trolleys for more than nine hours by the end of 2015
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Leo wants no more than 90 people on trolleys for more than nine hours by the end of 2015

Apr 2nd 2015, 11:50 AM 13,072 Views 64 Comments

Hospital waiting lists and overcrowding are among the biggest problems facing the health service.

# hospitals - Friday 20 March, 2015

Surprise hospital checks uncover dirty portable toilets and mattresses
# Yuck
# Yuck

Surprise hospital checks uncover dirty portable toilets and mattresses

Mar 20th 2015, 9:12 AM 9,344 Views 18 Comments

HIQA says all hospitals could do more to improve hand hygiene.

# hospitals - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

The furore around fatty, inedible hospital food overshadows a far more serious issue
# Opinion
# Opinion

The furore around fatty, inedible hospital food overshadows a far more serious issue

Mar 18th 2015, 7:00 PM 191 Views 21 Comments

Disease-related malnutrition remains a major cause of avoidable complications in our hospitals.

# hospitals - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Family claims elderly man with Parksinson's was "left in a soiled state" in Dublin hospital
# Beaumont
# Beaumont

Family claims elderly man with Parksinson's was "left in a soiled state" in Dublin hospital

Feb 26th 2015, 4:30 PM 15,835 Views 39 Comments

Gerry Feeney’s family say he was treated as if he was invisible.

# hospitals - Friday 20 February, 2015

76,666: the exact number of people waiting for hospital treatment right now
# Tick Tock
# Tick Tock

76,666: the exact number of people waiting for hospital treatment right now

Feb 20th 2015, 6:03 PM 8,778 Views 47 Comments

The Health Minister says he’s working on it but the waiting lists have swelled by almost a third since this time last year.

# hospitals - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

12 month delays for MRI scans 'putting lives at risk'
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

12 month delays for MRI scans 'putting lives at risk'

Feb 10th 2015, 6:09 PM 15,216 Views 33 Comments

7,000 people have been waiting for a scan for more than one year.

# hospitals - Saturday 7 February, 2015

The number of people admitted to hospital with flu has more than doubled in a week
# Achoo
# Achoo

The number of people admitted to hospital with flu has more than doubled in a week

Feb 7th 2015, 1:55 PM 14,477 Views 33 Comments

The average age of those admitted is 59.

# hospitals - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Hundreds on trolleys again, as hospitals deal with influx of flu cases
# Another Crisis?
# Another Crisis?

Hundreds on trolleys again, as hospitals deal with influx of flu cases

Feb 4th 2015, 10:00 AM 6,498 Views 37 Comments

INMO figures show there were 518 people waiting on trolleys in emergency departments and on wards yesterday.

# hospitals - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

"A poor example": Varadkar heavily criticises Martin over emergency department crisis
# HOSPITAL CRISIS
# HOSPITAL CRISIS

"A poor example": Varadkar heavily criticises Martin over emergency department crisis

Jan 14th 2015, 9:45 PM 29,805 Views 68 Comments

The Health Minister said no one wants to sort out the overcrowding crisis more than he does.

# hospitals - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is 'always a difficult task'
# Emergency
# Emergency

HSE says achieving ambulance response times in rural areas is 'always a difficult task'

Jan 13th 2015, 12:05 PM 9,782 Views 53 Comments

Denis Naughten TD has reacted to a HSE report that finds Ireland is too rural for the service to meet its targets.

# hospitals - Monday 12 January, 2015

Nurses at Galway University Hospital are going on a work-to-rule
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Nurses at Galway University Hospital are going on a work-to-rule

Jan 12th 2015, 8:00 AM 5,513 Views 9 Comments

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said significant progress had been made in tackling the country’s overcrowding issues.

# hospitals - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Leo's warning: Junior doctor changeover and flu cases could cause more problems
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Leo's warning: Junior doctor changeover and flu cases could cause more problems

Jan 11th 2015, 7:00 PM 21,591 Views 57 Comments

We’re “not out of the woods yet” according to the Health Minister.

# hospitals - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

'I'm sick to death of this problem' - Varadkar speaks out on A&E crisis
# Going To Get Worse
# Going To Get Worse

'I'm sick to death of this problem' - Varadkar speaks out on A&E crisis

Jan 7th 2015, 10:20 PM 35,670 Views 142 Comments

The Health Minister said the problem is going to get worse next week.

Irish hospitals aren't the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

Irish hospitals aren't the only ones dealing with an overcrowding crisis

Jan 7th 2015, 12:22 PM 7,856 Views 60 Comments

It’s a very similar story in England.

Overcrowding crisis: Surgeries cancelled at Beaumont as trolley figures remain high
# No Beds
# No Beds

Overcrowding crisis: Surgeries cancelled at Beaumont as trolley figures remain high

Jan 7th 2015, 12:08 PM 10,719 Views 46 Comments

There were a total of 584 people waiting for available hospital beds as of this morning.

GPs: We can't take on hospital overflow - we're overwhelmed already
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

GPs: We can't take on hospital overflow - we're overwhelmed already

Jan 7th 2015, 6:30 AM 5,346 Views 14 Comments

Comments from GPs come after it emerged there are record numbers of people waiting on trollies in hospitals around the country.

# hospitals - Monday 5 January, 2015

Hospital overcrowding: Calls for Ireland to poach nurses from UK and Australia
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Hospital overcrowding: Calls for Ireland to poach nurses from UK and Australia

Jan 5th 2015, 10:50 PM 24,455 Views 93 Comments

A record number of people are now waiting for beds, with the INMO saying industrial action is likely due to ‘chronic overcrowding’.

# hospitals - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Varadkar: There was "no attempt to conceal" waiting list numbers
# Health
# Health

Varadkar: There was "no attempt to conceal" waiting list numbers

Dec 21st 2014, 6:45 PM 9,425 Views 37 Comments

The HSE was accused of having ‘hidden waiting lists’ today.

# hospitals - Thursday 27 November, 2014

How will the HSE tackle waiting lists next year?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

How will the HSE tackle waiting lists next year?

Nov 27th 2014, 9:01 AM 8,954 Views 20 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# hospitals - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

'Never again': New guidelines introduced after Savita's tragic death
# Maternity
# Maternity

'Never again': New guidelines introduced after Savita's tragic death

Nov 26th 2014, 7:30 PM 10,738 Views 23 Comments

An early warning system in maternity hospitals is to be standardised.

# hospitals - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Here's what Leo Varadkar thinks has changed in health since he 'wore a white coat'
# Junior Doctor
# Junior Doctor

Here's what Leo Varadkar thinks has changed in health since he 'wore a white coat'

Oct 23rd 2014, 12:32 PM 10,753 Views 21 Comments

The Health Minister says the system he is now in charge of is different.

# hospitals - Monday 29 September, 2014

'Overcrowded and clinically dangerous': Nurses criticise conditions at Mullingar hospital
# Midlands Regional
# Midlands Regional

'Overcrowded and clinically dangerous': Nurses criticise conditions at Mullingar hospital

Sep 29th 2014, 10:42 AM 7,173 Views 5 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has called on the HSE to immediately recruit more staff at MRHM.

# hospitals - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

More than 360,000 people are on hospital waiting lists
# Patient Patients
# Patient Patients

More than 360,000 people are on hospital waiting lists

Sep 24th 2014, 7:45 AM 12,373 Views 72 Comments

The figure increased by 50,000 from January to July.

# hospitals - Monday 15 September, 2014

Galway nurses to protest 'severe overcrowding' in Emergency Department
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Galway nurses to protest 'severe overcrowding' in Emergency Department

Sep 15th 2014, 6:55 PM 8,195 Views 22 Comments

The INMO said today nurses are finishing shifts “in a distressed state, experiencing burnout and frustration at the lack of action”.

# hospitals - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Children with Spina Bifida are massively under-served in Ireland: study
# Children's Health
# Children's Health

Children with Spina Bifida are massively under-served in Ireland: study

Sep 3rd 2014, 7:45 AM 3,978 Views 8 Comments

Children with spina bifida need complex treatment – more than half aren’t getting it.

# hospitals - Friday 29 August, 2014

Staff shortage at Kerry General Hospital now at "unsafe" levels says union
# No Vacancies
# No Vacancies

Staff shortage at Kerry General Hospital now at "unsafe" levels says union

Aug 29th 2014, 10:04 PM 7,268 Views 11 Comments

The INMO says a block on hiring is making the problem worse.