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# irish-hospitals - Monday 11 December, 2017

Majority of patients wait longer than six hours in an emergency department to be seen by a doctor
# Patient Safety
# Patient Safety

Majority of patients wait longer than six hours in an emergency department to be seen by a doctor

Dec 11th 2017, 2:37 PM 12,343 Views 56 Comments

The results of the first ever National Patient Experience Survey show that long waiting times continue to be a problem in Irish hospitals.

# irish-hospitals - Friday 8 December, 2017

One in five women doctors in Ireland claim to have been sexually harassed
# Irish Hospitals
# Irish Hospitals

One in five women doctors in Ireland claim to have been sexually harassed

Dec 8th 2017, 11:46 AM 10,682 Views 36 Comments

Bully and sexual harassment remain common in Ireland’s medical workplaces, according to the IMO.

# irish-hospitals - Monday 3 July, 2017

Calls for patients to give feedback on their experience in Irish hospitals
# Simon Harris
# Simon Harris

Calls for patients to give feedback on their experience in Irish hospitals

Jul 3rd 2017, 11:36 AM 9,251 Views 32 Comments

Overcrowding in Irish hospitals increased in the first three months of 2017.

# irish-hospitals - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

This superbug is on the rise in Irish hospitals
# Concerning
# Concerning

This superbug is on the rise in Irish hospitals

Dec 1st 2015, 1:29 PM 14,885 Views 16 Comments

MSSA is a much less threatening bacteria than MRSA.

# irish-hospitals - Monday 12 January, 2015

Jump in flu cases and doctor changeover: The 'straw that breaks the camel's back'?
# Nation's Health
# Nation's Health

Jump in flu cases and doctor changeover: The 'straw that breaks the camel's back'?

Jan 12th 2015, 8:53 AM 8,321 Views 25 Comments

The INMO said the overcrowding situation in Irish hospitals is getting worse.

# irish-hospitals - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored - report
# Weight Loss
# Weight Loss

Link between anorexia and dental braces needs to be explored - report

Feb 11th 2014, 6:12 PM 23,512 Views 49 Comments

A study of the condition in an Irish hospital found that it is developing a younger age and becoming more common in males

# irish-hospitals - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

First ever audit of stillbirths and deaths of young babies records 491 cases in 2011
# Perinatal Deaths
# Perinatal Deaths

First ever audit of stillbirths and deaths of young babies records 491 cases in 2011

Oct 22nd 2013, 10:15 AM 9,214 Views 21 Comments

Stillbirths accounted for 318 of the total number.

# irish-hospitals - Monday 30 September, 2013

Taking aspirin to prevent recurrent heart attacks 'ineffective for 1 in 5'
# Health
# Health

Taking aspirin to prevent recurrent heart attacks 'ineffective for 1 in 5'

Sep 30th 2013, 9:15 PM 6,412 Views 32 Comments

A study by the Irish Heart Foundation shows that for 1 in 5 people taking the drug as a preventative measure, it might be ineffective.

# irish-hospitals - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Over 85,000 'adverse events' recorded by HSE in 2011
# HSE
# HSE

Over 85,000 'adverse events' recorded by HSE in 2011

Oct 9th 2012, 5:50 PM 6,516 Views 9 Comments

The numbers include almost 10,000 incidents of violence, harassment, aggression and abuse.