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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Mater Hospital

This year
# Mater Hospital
Mater Hospital advises patients to avoid its emergency department 'where possible'
A statement issued this evening said the hospital’s ‘services are under extreme pressure due to the large volume of patients’.
# Dublin
Mater Hospital 'under extreme pressure', appeals to public to avoid Emergency Dept if possible
A spokesperson said that patients who are presenting at the ED with non-urgent conditions are “experiencing lengthy waiting times”.
Last year
# Amiens Street
Gardai appeal for witnesses to assault that hospitalised man for two weeks
The man has remained in the Mater Hospital in a serious condition since the 7 October assault
# Mater Hospital
Mater Hospital gets green light for nine-storey Covid expansion despite An Taisce objection
The hospital has said the development will increase its ICU capacity.
# Emergency Department
Mater Hospital urges people not to attend ED due to 'high numbers of presentations'
The hospital urged anyone with non-urgent conditions to instead visit a GP or minor injuries unit.
# Wait Times
Mater Hospital urges public to avoid emergency department due to ‘extreme pressure’
It advised people with non-emergency conditions to seek assistance from minor injury units or their GP.
# Mater Hospital
Mater Hospital urges public to not attend emergency department due to Covid-19 pressures
The hospital has advised people to either attend minor-injury units or their GP
# Overcrowding
Mater Hospital asks public to avoid emergency department as Covid-19 patients rise
Nearly 600 people were waiting in hospitals around the country for a bed this morning.
All time
# restrictions
Mater Hospital limiting activities to essential services from tonight over 'latest wave' of Covid
The Mater has the highest number of patients with Covid-19 of any acute hospital in the country
# Flu
'Early days' for the spread of the flu as no cases reported in the last week
The HPSC has not recorded any flu cases in the last week.
# extension blocked
An Taisce object to €98 million emergency Covid-19 extension block for Mater hospital
The Mater said the new emergency wing ‘will greatly enhance the hospital’s ICU capacity’
Emergency departments ‘ground zero’ for a stretched mental health system
Psychiatrist Anne Doherty on how increased demand during Covid-19 has left already stretched services ‘drowning under the additional pressure’.
# Mater Hospital
Man dies in hospital after sustaining serious head injuries in Dublin assault
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the incident in Seville Place come forward.
# Dr Syed Waqqar Ali
Mater Hospital opens online book of condolences for doctor who died after Covid-19 battle
The hospital confirmed Dr Syed Waqqar Ali’s death on Wednesday.
# Mater Hospital
'The best dad we could have asked for': Dublin doctor hailed by daughter after dying with Covid-19
The Mater Hospital, where Dr Syed Waqqar Ali worked, extended its sympathies to his family.
# Coronavirus
Personnel absence and anonymous data caused delayed reporting of 244 Covid-19 cases at Mater Hospital
The 244 cases related to healthcare workers at the Dublin hospital.
# Coronavirus
Investigation into late reporting of 244 cases of Covid-19 finds Mater Hospital acted legally
Controversy arose last month after it emerged that there was a delay in the reporting of the cases.
# Mountjoy Square
Woman (40s) seriously injured in hit-and-run in Dublin
The woman sustained serious leg injuries.
# Coronavirus
HSE chief Paul Reid 'reassured' that 244 Covid-19 cases at Mater hospital were reported legally
The official publication of the cases dating back to mid-March was delayed until this week.
# Dear heroes
Messages of support for frontline healthcare workers light up Mater Hospital
The projection can we watched live and people can submit their own message for healthcare staff.
# Growth
Covid-19: Nursing home clusters more than double in four days as Mater Hospital says ICU is full
The figures come as a senior medic at the Mater hospital in Dublin has said that the ICU there is full.
# Dublin
Man taken to hospital after stabbing in Dublin city centre
Gardaí at Store Street garda station have launched an investigation into this assault.
# Influenza
Dublin and Cork hospitals restrict visitors as they deal with high numbers of patients with flu
Children under 12 are not permitted to visit the hospital, it said today.
# inpatient experience
Waiting for a ward and not informed: The problems patients faced in Irish hospitals
“I acknowledge where we are, I acknowledge we’ve a lot to do,” the new HSE CEO Paul Reid said.
# emergency transfers
'Lives will be saved': Residents support use of helipad at Mater despite noise levels
Authorities have estimated that the use of the helipad could save up to nine lives per year.
# Colorectal cancer
Ireland's first digital surgery unit opens at the Mater in a bid to improve cancer patient outcomes
In a visit to a live operating theatre this morning surgeons explained how it works to
# Superbug
Four Irish hospitals failed to properly screen patients for new superbug
A new report reveals that a number of hospitals failed to properly protect patients from the CPE superbug.
# Interview
'I knew from the way the power had left my body that I was paralysed. I couldn't move my legs'
Victor Connell was left paralysed after breaking his neck in a scrum at 25, but he has built a whole new life for himself.
# Mater Hospital
These Mater Hospital nurses are raising money to help make patient stays feel more 'like home'
The nurses are raising money for items such as exercise bikes and other forms of holistic care.
# Dublin
Patient dies after falling from fourth-floor window at Mater Hospital
Gardaí are investigating the incident.
# benburb street
Man dies after New Year's Day apartment fire in Dublin
Residents of the apartment complex off Benburb Street alerted fire crews just before 9pm and the fire was quickly extinguished.
# work permits
Nurses in Dublin hospital may be told not to turn up over busy New Year period due to visa issues
Up to 35 nurses could be affected.
# dano doyle
Love/Hate actor Daniel 'Dano' Doyle dies after being moved from Mountjoy to Mater Hospital
The cause of death has not been confirmed.
# gardiner street
Teenager in critical condition after crash involving pedestrian and cyclist in Dublin city centre
The incident occurred at around 7pm this evening.
# Mater Hospital
Brick thrown through window of ambulance parked at Dublin hospital
The incident happened in the early hours of this morning.
‘It’s heartbreaking’: Investigation at Mater as 91-year-old’s wedding rings go missing in her sleep
The woman and her family believe the rings were stolen while she was sleeping.
# Sackville Place
Man stabbed close to O'Connell Street in Dublin city centre
The man, aged in his 50s, was rushed to hospital.
# nutcracker
A titanium ring stuck around a Dublin man's penis was removed using an angle grinder
One month on, the man reported no issues sexually.
# Mater Hospital
High demand for Mater's emergency department as less urgent cases asked to go elsewhere
Demand for hospital services increases over the winter period as people are more likely to get sick.
# job vacancy
Enda Kenny says money is there to fill Mater job, but no one has applied
Professor Kevin Walsh, Consultant Cardiologist at the Mater Hospital has raised concerns about resources.