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#maternity hospitals

# maternity-hospitals - Sunday 27 February, 2022

Campaigners to raise gaps in partners' access at maternity hospitals in meeting with HSE
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Campaigners to raise gaps in partners' access at maternity hospitals in meeting with HSE

Feb 27th 2022, 7:00 AM 8,969 Views 6 Comments

Linda Kelly of Better Maternity Care says limits on partners’ access during maternity care ‘cannot continue’ as Covid restrictions lift.

# maternity-hospitals - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Fewer days in isolation and more antigen testing: Department of Health releases new testing regime
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Fewer days in isolation and more antigen testing: Department of Health releases new testing regime

Updated Dec 30th 2021, 6:45 PM 187,202 Views 106 Comments
  • There are 287 patients on trolleys in hospitals around the country today.
  • As of 8am yesterday morning, 586 people were in hospital with Covid-19, 93 of whom were in ICU.
  • Increased visitor restrictions are in place at a Limerick maternity hospital following a Covid-19 outbreak.

# maternity-hospitals - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Restrictions on maternity services exacerbate mental health difficulties, experts warn
# Maternity
# Maternity

Restrictions on maternity services exacerbate mental health difficulties, experts warn

Aug 18th 2021, 11:42 AM 8,276 Views 5 Comments

The rules have been the subject of criticism by politicians and campaigners in recent weeks.

# maternity-hospitals - Thursday 12 August, 2021

HSE chief says roadmap to easing maternity hospital restrictions 'would be valuable'
# Maternity
# Maternity

HSE chief says roadmap to easing maternity hospital restrictions 'would be valuable'

Updated Aug 12th 2021, 7:52 PM 16,064 Views 43 Comments

There has been criticism in recent months of the different approaches taken by maternity hospitals.

# maternity-hospitals - Thursday 5 August, 2021

New guidance for maternity hospitals on allowing partners attend 12-week scans and C-sections
# Covid19
# Covid19

New guidance for maternity hospitals on allowing partners attend 12-week scans and C-sections

Aug 5th 2021, 4:53 PM 14,640 Views 8 Comments

Dr Colm Henry said hospitals have to balance the needs of pregnant women with the risk to unvaccinated women.

# maternity-hospitals - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Seven maternity hospitals not fully compliant with easing of Covid restrictions
# High Risk Pregnancies
# High Risk Pregnancies

Seven maternity hospitals not fully compliant with easing of Covid restrictions

Jul 29th 2021, 4:37 PM 23,397 Views 11 Comments

12 of the 19 maternity hospitals were found to be fully compliant.

# maternity-hospitals - Thursday 13 May, 2021

HSE updating guidance to make clear partners can be present 'right throughout labour and birth'
# Maternity Measures
# Maternity Measures

HSE updating guidance to make clear partners can be present 'right throughout labour and birth'

May 13th 2021, 5:05 PM 11,030 Views 1 Comment

Restrictions remain in place in certain hospitals, however.

# maternity-hospitals - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

'I'm frustrated with the lack of progress': Donnelly says 19 maternity units are being contacted about restrictions
# Maternity Hospitals
# Maternity Hospitals

'I'm frustrated with the lack of progress': Donnelly says 19 maternity units are being contacted about restrictions

May 12th 2021, 4:44 PM 14,059 Views 15 Comments

Restrictions remain in place in certain hospitals, with protesters gathering outside the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin yesterday.

# maternity-hospitals - Friday 2 April, 2021

Healthcare workers being vaccinated 'will be taken into consideration' in reviewing maternity hospital restrictions
# Maternity Hospitals
# Maternity Hospitals

Healthcare workers being vaccinated 'will be taken into consideration' in reviewing maternity hospital restrictions

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:37 PM 27,327 Views 12 Comments

The easing of maternity hospital restrictions was not included in the government’s roadmap for reopening the country.

# maternity-hospitals - Monday 4 January, 2021

Partners no longer allowed to attend 20-week pregnancy scan, Rotunda announces
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Partners no longer allowed to attend 20-week pregnancy scan, Rotunda announces

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 10:05 PM 43,243 Views 63 Comments

The “very difficult decision” was made “due to the surge in community-acquired Covid-19 infections”.

# maternity-hospitals - Friday 1 January, 2021

Baby joy of 2021 as the first newborns of the year arrive
# Babies
# Babies

Baby joy of 2021 as the first newborns of the year arrive

Jan 1st 2021, 1:17 PM 56,449 Views 15 Comments

Several babies arrived just after midnight, the first at Holles St in Dublin, to a mum diagnosed with Covid-19.

# maternity-hospitals - Monday 1 January, 2018

'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight
# In The Nick Of Time
# In The Nick Of Time

'We're all delighted': The first baby of the new year was born in Ireland just seconds after midnight

Jan 1st 2018, 9:52 AM 39,347 Views 21 Comments

The baby boy was born at exactly seven seconds after 12 and came in weighing 3.26kg (7lbs 3oz).

# maternity-hospitals - Thursday 25 December, 2014

'A busy day for babies': Christmas newborns welcomed at Ireland's maternity hospitals
# Special Deliveries
# Special Deliveries

'A busy day for babies': Christmas newborns welcomed at Ireland's maternity hospitals

Dec 25th 2014, 5:59 PM 28,636 Views 41 Comments

Azam Siddiqui was the first baby born on 25 December in Dublin.

# maternity-hospitals - Monday 8 September, 2014

They were coy about it, but the HSE has confirmed how much Mount Carmel cost them
# State Ownership
# State Ownership

They were coy about it, but the HSE has confirmed how much Mount Carmel cost them

Sep 8th 2014, 6:05 PM 14,013 Views 12 Comments

€11 million, but “some renovation” is needed.

# maternity-hospitals - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Urgent need for bereavement training for chaplains in maternity hospitals
# Stillbirth
# Stillbirth

Urgent need for bereavement training for chaplains in maternity hospitals

Jul 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 7,890 Views 15 Comments

The UCC report states the care provided to families following the death of a baby influences their grief journey and plays a key part in their overall recovery.

# maternity-hospitals - Friday 30 November, 2012

Patients’ details could be shared between Dublin maternity hospitals
# Patient Information
# Patient Information

Patients’ details could be shared between Dublin maternity hospitals

Nov 30th 2012, 6:30 AM 4,879 Views 17 Comments

Discussions have begun over the possible introduction of an integrated computer and patient information system to be shared between Dublin’s three maternity hospitals.