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# Mater Hospital

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'Absolute madness': CRC pays Mater Hospital €660k to administer 'phantom pension fund'
The revelation was disclosed right at the end of lengthy hearings before the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee this afternoon.
Chemotherapy rooms for patients at new Mater Hospital building 'overcrowded'
The hospital said this is a temporary set-up until a purpose built day unit is completed next year.
Undiagnosed HIV rates high in Dublin, widespread testing recommended
A new testing programme at the Mater Hospital diagnosed almost three in every 1,000 people with the HIV infection.
Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals
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.
Family's joy as heart transplant dad could be home for Christmas
Shane O’Connell is currently in intensive care, and it is hoped he will get to be back in Kerry for Christmas Day.
Woman hospitalised after face slashed in O’Connell Street attack
It happened beside Clerys at around 8pm last night.
Priest resigns from Mater Hospital board over decision to comply with abortion law
The hospital’s decision to say it will comply with the abortion act has led to Father Kevin Doran’s resignation.
Mater Hospital says it will comply with new abortion laws
The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 is yet to commence, however.
Column: How I live my life with Motor Neurone Disease
Three years ago, Karl Hughes was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, but he says it’s encouraged him to keep a positive mental attitude and to appreciate the time you have with your loved ones.
Taxi driver whose car was hijacked speaks of "deep sympathy" for crash victims' families
Matthew Ilori’s taxi was stolen at knifepoint at the weekend. Moments later, two men in their 20s died when the car crashed at speed into a bridge on the Dublin quays.
Concern over whether hospital will comply with abortion legislation
Professor John Crown has said that “serious questions have to be asked” of governing boards at Irish hospitals.
Seriously injured man walks into garda station and claims he was shot (pics)
The man walked into Store Street garda station earlier tonight.
Pictures: Clean-up under way after overnight flash floods
Clerys Department Store is closed today as a result of the flooding, while some DART services are still off after a lightning strike last night.
Soldier dies in accident at Dublin barracks
The soldier fell from a height at McKee Barracks in the early hours of the morning.
Old bones found at site of Mater redevelopment
The bones were discovered by construction workers earlier today.
12-month figures show near 30pc drop in patients waiting nine months
The latest figures from the patient treatment register have shown a drop of nearly 30 per cent in patients waiting more than nine months, when compared with March 2012.
Column: Battling cancer can be a very lonely time – we're here to talk people through it
Daffodil Centres offer a free, walk-in service to anyone who needs to know more about cancer – whether they have lifestyle questions or have received a diagnosis. Nurse Fionnuala Keane explains more about this invaluable service.
Mater Hospital's emergency department to close for 18 hours
Patients that are seriously ill or injured should dial 999 or go directly to another Emergency Department.
Mater Hospital Emergency Department to close for 18 hours for relocation
The relocation had previously been postponed as management at the hospital said it did not want to impose additional pressures on other hospitals.
Man stabbed in Dublin city centre brawl
The 35-year-old received multiple stab wounds to his chest but his injuries are not thought to be life threatening.
Reilly in talks to make Children's Hospital an all-island facility
Taking patients from Northern Ireland could help to lower the costs of building the facility at St James’s.
Mater Hospital Emergency Department relocation postponed
Management said it did not want to impose additional pressures on other hospitals.
Mater A&E to close for 32 hours as it moves to new building
One of the busiest Emergency Departments in the country will close as it is moved to a new nearby location.
13 things we learned from the Oireachtas abortion hearings this week
Three days of hearings on abortion were held by the Oireachtas Committee on Health and Children this week ahead of expected and long-awaited legislation for the X Case.
Explainer: Cabinet to decide on children's hospital, but what are the options?
It now appears likely that a site near the Coombe Hospital in south Dublin city will be chosen for the long-awaited hospital.
Concerns over infection risk as Mater tells staff: 'Wash your own scrubs'
Staff at the emergency department in the Mater Hospital have been told to buy and wash their own uniforms – a system which could pose risks of cross-contamination.
Donegal fan drowns in Dublin's Royal Canal
The 24-year-old fell into the canal last night and was pronounced dead early this morning.
'National Children's Hospital will go ahead' - Rabbitte
It’s reported today that news of the location of the hospital will now be delayed until September.
Two men injured in separate stabbings in Dublin
Two women were detained by Gardaí but subsequently released without charge.
Hospitals in new push backing Mater site for National Children's Hospital
The Sisters of Mercy have reportedly offered to hand over the existing Mater hospital building to the State.
National Children's Hospital review group to report within 56 days
The group’s terms of reference were agreed at Cabinet this morning as the Health Minister underlined the importance that the project get underway as soon as possible.
Ministers to discuss terms of reference for children's hospital review
This morning’s cabinet meeting will discuss the terms of reference for a group to examine future plans for the hospital.
New proposal to build National Children's Hospital on Coombe site
The proposals could potentially be financed by an overseas sovereign wealth fund.
Mater Hospital issues capacity alert after ‘exceptionally busy week’
An alert was issued to staff at the Dublin hospital earlier today after it reached full capacity. The alert level has since been lowered with some pressures in the emergency department still being experienced.
Man critical after being hit by car in Ballymun
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to the collision yesterday evening.
Children's Hospital a step closer as planning application to be submitted
The application will be submitted to An Bord Pleanála today. The hospital is scheduled for completion in 2016.