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#Hospitals

# hospitals - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Dementia sufferers 'inadequately assessed' in Irish hospitals
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Dementia sufferers 'inadequately assessed' in Irish hospitals

Jan 28th 2014, 7:45 AM 5,168 Views 1 Comment

At any one time, one in four people in Irish hospitals suffer from dementia, with their care costing the state €21 million a year.

# hospitals - Friday 24 January, 2014

Holles Street says they are ready for babies that were due at Mount Carmel
# Mother And Baby
# Mother And Baby

Holles Street says they are ready for babies that were due at Mount Carmel

Jan 24th 2014, 6:38 PM 17,189 Views 46 Comments

The National Maternity Hospital say they may request additional staff if required.

# hospitals - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Reilly 'acknowledges discomfort and distress' of patients on trolleys
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Reilly 'acknowledges discomfort and distress' of patients on trolleys

Jan 22nd 2014, 2:14 PM 5,374 Views 50 Comments

Reilly was challenged by Fianna Fáil TD Billy Kelleher in the Dáil today after it emerged almost 400 people were on trolleys across the country in one day this week.

# hospitals - Monday 13 January, 2014

Mass rallies planned across country as new National Hospital Campaign gathers pace
# Health Cuts
# Health Cuts

Mass rallies planned across country as new National Hospital Campaign gathers pace

Jan 13th 2014, 12:15 PM 5,392 Views 14 Comments

Tens of thousands are expected to turn out for ‘seven to ten’ large-scale protests around the country, organised to fight cuts to front-line services.

# hospitals - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Almost 60,000 people waited on trolleys in Emergency Departments last year
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Almost 60,000 people waited on trolleys in Emergency Departments last year

Jan 9th 2014, 10:09 PM 4,660 Views 30 Comments

New figures show the level of overcrowding at hospitals around the country.

# hospitals - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

374: Number of patients on hospital trolleys at highest in months
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

374: Number of patients on hospital trolleys at highest in months

Jan 8th 2014, 8:53 PM 6,984 Views 32 Comments

There are 374 patients on trolleys in Ireland today – the highest figure since April last year.

# hospitals - Monday 6 January, 2014

HSE says hospitals will be smoke-free by 2015
# No Smoking
# No Smoking

HSE says hospitals will be smoke-free by 2015

Jan 6th 2014, 3:56 PM 7,105 Views 38 Comments

This will be the last year that people can light up a cigarette on hospital grounds.

# hospitals - Friday 3 January, 2014

Four more hospital campuses to become smoke-free zones from Monday
# No Smoking
# No Smoking

Four more hospital campuses to become smoke-free zones from Monday

Jan 3rd 2014, 6:21 PM 14,110 Views 61 Comments

Hospitals in Rathgar, Bantry, Mallow and Kerry will all ban smoking on campus from Monday.

# hospitals - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Just 42 people on trolleys but 'one snowflake doesn't make a white Christmas'
# Trolley Watch
# Trolley Watch

Just 42 people on trolleys but 'one snowflake doesn't make a white Christmas'

Dec 24th 2013, 2:52 PM 6,429 Views 12 Comments

The numbers are down significantly on last year when 107 people spent Christmas on trolleys in hospitals around the country.

# hospitals - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

HSE still reviewing where €108m 'unspecified' pay savings can be found in 2014
# Health
# Health

HSE still reviewing where €108m 'unspecified' pay savings can be found in 2014

Dec 18th 2013, 12:57 PM 4,567 Views 19 Comments

The HSE launched its 2014 service plan this morning, which sees the medical card probity figure dropping to €23m.

# hospitals - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

'All hospitals to be smoke free campuses by end of 2015' says HSE
# No Smoking
# No Smoking

'All hospitals to be smoke free campuses by end of 2015' says HSE

Dec 11th 2013, 1:31 PM 5,895 Views 63 Comments

Irish hospitals are hoping to implement nationwide as three more hospitals declare ban from January.

# hospitals - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Public, elderly and short-stay: Study finds 1.54m people discharged from Irish hospitals
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Public, elderly and short-stay: Study finds 1.54m people discharged from Irish hospitals

Dec 10th 2013, 6:30 AM 5,326 Views 6 Comments

A report into the demographics of Ireland’s hospitals has found the number of private patients has dropped while the number of public patients has increased.

# hospitals - Sunday 1 December, 2013

Gilmore warns health bodies could have funding cut if they don't comply with pay policy
# Top-ups
# Top-ups

Gilmore warns health bodies could have funding cut if they don't comply with pay policy

Dec 1st 2013, 1:53 PM 5,916 Views 46 Comments

The Tánaiste has said that funding could be cut for agencies that do not comply with public sector pay structures.

# hospitals - Friday 22 November, 2013

Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals
# Drink
# Drink

Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:40 PM 12,617 Views 50 Comments

New figures have also revealed a big drop in the number of people being treated for alcohol-related liver disease in recent years following a massive increase in the boom years.

# hospitals - Thursday 21 November, 2013

"Don't punish sick kids" - charity warns hospitals still need help, despite top-up furore
# Executive Pay
# Executive Pay

"Don't punish sick kids" - charity warns hospitals still need help, despite top-up furore

Nov 21st 2013, 2:01 PM 5,892 Views 22 Comments

There is a serious risk of donors not supporting fundraising campaigns in protest over the top-up payments to hospital executives, a charity has warned.

# hospitals - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Children hospitalised after self-harming is on the increase
# Self Harm
# Self Harm

Children hospitalised after self-harming is on the increase

Nov 20th 2013, 9:20 PM 8,510 Views 27 Comments

The HSE has said that 960 children aged 10 to 17 years presented to hospital last year with self-harm injuries.

'Ministers knew' about top-up payments for senior health staff
# Executive Pay
# Executive Pay

'Ministers knew' about top-up payments for senior health staff

Nov 20th 2013, 8:31 AM 7,637 Views 86 Comments

“There’s only one thing that should happen now. Come next week, these payments must cease”.

# hospitals - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

'This has got to stop': Reilly concerned about pay top-ups for some health chiefs
# Executive Pay
# Executive Pay

'This has got to stop': Reilly concerned about pay top-ups for some health chiefs

Nov 19th 2013, 5:02 PM 8,318 Views 108 Comments

Remuneration for some hospital chiefs has caused controversy in the last 24 hours.

Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations
# Birth Stats
# Birth Stats

Ireland has highest birth rate of all 27 EU nations

Nov 19th 2013, 6:30 AM 14,293 Views 103 Comments

New figures from the ESRI also show there were 1,217 sets of twins born last year, and 33 sets of triplets.

# hospitals - Friday 15 November, 2013

Government to consider free nicotine patches for pregnant women
# Smoking
# Smoking

Government to consider free nicotine patches for pregnant women

Nov 15th 2013, 10:31 AM 6,578 Views 116 Comments

Minister of State Alex White told the Dáil yesterday that it is estimated that between 18 per cent and 21 per cent of Irish women smoke during pregnancy.

# hospitals - Friday 8 November, 2013

Winter vomiting bug leads to visitor restrictions at Dublin hospitals
# Winter Vomiting Bug
# Winter Vomiting Bug

Winter vomiting bug leads to visitor restrictions at Dublin hospitals

Nov 8th 2013, 6:19 PM 9,508 Views 14 Comments

The restrictions have been put in place at Beaumont Hospital and St Joseph’s Hospital Raheny to contain an outbreak of the Nonovirus.

# hospitals - Friday 18 October, 2013

Hospital group will ‘review actions of all staff’ in care of Savita
# Savita Halappanavar
# Savita Halappanavar

Hospital group will ‘review actions of all staff’ in care of Savita

Oct 18th 2013, 11:01 PM 8,975 Views 58 Comments

The West/North West Hospital Group said that, if appropriate, staff will be referred to the proper authorities but that “in many instances there will be no case to answer.”

# hospitals - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

IMO recommends junior doctors say 'yes' to LRC proposals
# Dispute
# Dispute

IMO recommends junior doctors say 'yes' to LRC proposals

Oct 16th 2013, 9:51 PM 5,508 Views 15 Comments

After negotiations at the Labour Relations Commission, the IMO said this evening that there had been proposals put forward by the HSE.

# hospitals - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Hole in Health budget less than €200 million, says Reilly
# HEALTH BILL
# HEALTH BILL

Hole in Health budget less than €200 million, says Reilly

Oct 13th 2013, 2:56 PM 5,256 Views 32 Comments

The Minister for Health James Reilly said the health budget does not have a deficit of €500 million as reported widely today.

# hospitals - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Consultants' association: HSE being driven by Troika demands, not patient welfare
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Consultants' association: HSE being driven by Troika demands, not patient welfare

Oct 12th 2013, 5:43 PM 5,698 Views 45 Comments

The president of the IHCA also said that the HSE’s “unsympathetic” traits have led to action like the junior doctors’ strike which has created tensions among the ranks.

# hospitals - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Taoiseach tells junior docs and HSE: Go back into the LRC and sort this out
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Taoiseach tells junior docs and HSE: Go back into the LRC and sort this out

Oct 8th 2013, 3:58 PM 6,796 Views 51 Comments

Kenny was asked about the junior doctors’ strike by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams and the independent TD Stephen Donnelly at Leaders’ Questions today.

Poll: Do you support the striking doctors?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support the striking doctors?

Oct 8th 2013, 9:12 AM 24,614 Views 237 Comments

Pickets are being placed at hospitals around the country as the long-mooted strike by junior doctors begins. Do you agree with their course of action?

# hospitals - Monday 7 October, 2013

3,000 Junior Doctors gear up for tomorrow’s industrial action
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

3,000 Junior Doctors gear up for tomorrow’s industrial action

Oct 7th 2013, 10:49 PM 13,031 Views 70 Comments

The day of action is expected to formally begin tomorrow morning in 1 hospitals at 7am, continuing until midnight.

Eleven breaches of patient data at HSE hospitals in six months
# Confidential
# Confidential

Eleven breaches of patient data at HSE hospitals in six months

Oct 7th 2013, 10:48 PM 12,522 Views 35 Comments

The HSE said breaches could have included the placing of a referral letter in the wrong chart or the a document sent to a person with the same name as a patient.

# hospitals - Friday 4 October, 2013

Column: I'm no different to a human trafficker
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: I'm no different to a human trafficker

Oct 4th 2013, 7:15 AM 375 Views 97 Comments

I successfully lured a beautiful Eastern European blonde to Ireland to work. I, of course, had promised the world: happiness, love, professional dignity. She fell for it.

# hospitals - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

IMO: There will be disruption during next week's doctors' strike
# Strike
# Strike

IMO: There will be disruption during next week's doctors' strike

Oct 1st 2013, 8:38 AM 3,616 Views 15 Comments

The junior doctors’ day of action had been delayed but the IMO said the strike will take place next Tuesday, 8 October.

# hospitals - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification
# Junior Doctors
# Junior Doctors

Doctors' strike now suspended indefinitely as IMO seeks clarification

Sep 24th 2013, 11:23 AM 4,656 Views 38 Comments

The strike was postponed for a week last Friday, but no date for the action is now being given by the doctors’ union.

# hospitals - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Minister suggests 'Florence Nightingale campaign' to tackle hand hygiene in hospitals
# Wash Your Hands
# Wash Your Hands

Minister suggests 'Florence Nightingale campaign' to tackle hand hygiene in hospitals

Sep 18th 2013, 4:41 PM 5,731 Views 26 Comments

Kathleen Lynch said it was “incredible” that hospital staff had to be told to wash their hands.

# hospitals - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

No breakthrough in talks between HSE and junior doctors
# 24 No More
# 24 No More

No breakthrough in talks between HSE and junior doctors

Sep 11th 2013, 10:46 PM 8,776 Views 34 Comments

The NCHDs still plan to go on strike in two weeks time.

# hospitals - Thursday 5 September, 2013

"Radical action" needed to tackle lack of handwashing in hospitals
# Health
# Health

"Radical action" needed to tackle lack of handwashing in hospitals

Sep 5th 2013, 10:11 AM 5,852 Views 39 Comments

However, head of transplantation at Beaumont Hospital, David Hickey, said that sanctions were “stupid”.

# hospitals - Wednesday 4 September, 2013

IMO to meet with HSE on how to protect patients during strike
# Talks
# Talks

IMO to meet with HSE on how to protect patients during strike

Sep 4th 2013, 8:04 AM 3,405 Views 22 Comments

Junior doctors voted yesterday in favour of industrial action in protest against their long hours.

# hospitals - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Tuesday

Aug 27th 2013, 11:00 PM 13,387 Views 13 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the government asking Facebook for users’ information and intervention in Syria.

Doctors' strike could lead to "chaos"
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Doctors' strike could lead to "chaos"

Aug 27th 2013, 9:00 AM 6,966 Views 43 Comments

The result of a ballot of doctors is expected on 2 September.

# hospitals - Monday 26 August, 2013

"Be prepared" - Doctors get ready to go on strike
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

"Be prepared" - Doctors get ready to go on strike

Aug 26th 2013, 4:49 PM 13,757 Views 105 Comments

Doctors and the HSE met today to talk about contingency plans if doctors do strike from next month – but the doctors aren’t happy.

# hospitals - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Letterkenny General Hospital to open to walk-in patients today
# Letterkenny General Hospital
# Letterkenny General Hospital

Letterkenny General Hospital to open to walk-in patients today

Aug 20th 2013, 7:50 AM 2,671 Views 0 Comments

The hospital says that non-emergency patients should still seek the advice of their GPs as the emergency department continues to reopen.