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# maternity-hospitals - This year 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 8,997 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 - Last year 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 187,367 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.
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 8,294 Views 5 Comments

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

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 16,102 Views 43 Comments

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

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 14,664 Views 8 Comments

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

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 23,423 Views 11 Comments

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

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 11,065 Views 1 Comment

Restrictions remain in place in certain hospitals, however.

'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 14,095 Views 15 Comments

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

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 27,364 Views 12 Comments

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

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 43,286 Views 63 Comments

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

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 56,515 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 - All time

'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 39,379 Views 21 Comments

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

'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 28,662 Views 41 Comments

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

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 14,032 Views 12 Comments

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

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 7,909 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.

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 4,910 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.