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#Overcrowding

# overcrowding - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

'Something has to give': INMO asks Health Minister to intervene at overcrowded Limerick hospital
# University Hospital Limerick
# University Hospital Limerick

'Something has to give': INMO asks Health Minister to intervene at overcrowded Limerick hospital

Wed 5:27 PM 15,654 Views 18 Comments

Members say that UHL had 52 patients on trolleys this morning, despite gaining more than 110 new beds since January.

# overcrowding - Friday 18 June, 2021

INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding
# Health Service
# Health Service

INMO seeks emergency meeting with HSE to tackle 'hazardous' hospital overcrowding

Jun 18th 2021, 11:01 PM 22,665 Views 25 Comments

The union said that some hospitals are approaching pre-pandemic levels of overcrowding.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 11 May, 2021

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Ireland's hospitals are more overcrowded than at any point since pandemic began, INMO warns

May 11th 2021, 6:51 PM 30,079 Views 33 Comments

376 admitted patients went without beds across Ireland this morning.

# overcrowding - Friday 23 April, 2021

'Significant' demand for beds at Limerick Hospital from people who had Covid, but still need to recover
# Emergency Department
# Emergency Department

'Significant' demand for beds at Limerick Hospital from people who had Covid, but still need to recover

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:48 PM 29,834 Views 22 Comments

The hospital group responded to calls from the INMO for a Hiqa investigation into overcrowding at University Hospital Limerick

# overcrowding - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

People urged to avoid Limerick Hospital ED due to 'unprecedented level' of patient presentations
# Limerick
# Limerick

People urged to avoid Limerick Hospital ED due to 'unprecedented level' of patient presentations

Apr 21st 2021, 9:45 PM 55,695 Views 60 Comments

A total of 283 patients attended the Limerick ED in the 24 hours to 8am today.

# overcrowding - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says
# Trolleys
# Trolleys

Over 53,000 patients went without beds in Irish hospitals in 2020, INMO says

Dec 31st 2020, 2:28 PM 10,684 Views 36 Comments

The organisation said hospital overcrowding is “unacceptable at the best of times, but it is doubly so when dealing with a contagious virus”.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates
# Opinion
# Opinion

Dr Anthony O'Connor: History matters, but the record numbers on trolleys should trump commemoration debates

Jan 8th 2020, 4:55 PM 17,921 Views 32 Comments

Why are we fighting the battles of the past rather than honouring the ideals of the Republic?

# overcrowding - Tuesday 7 January, 2020

'I'm exhausted': Frustration in the Mater Hospital's 'rammed' Emergency Department
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'I'm exhausted': Frustration in the Mater Hospital's 'rammed' Emergency Department

Jan 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 26,220 Views 34 Comments

The Mater was the hospital with the highest number of patients on trolleys in Dublin yesterday morning, according to the INMO.

# overcrowding - Monday 6 January, 2020

It's the worst ever day for trolley overcrowding in Irish hospitals since records began, INMO says
# Health Service
# Health Service

It's the worst ever day for trolley overcrowding in Irish hospitals since records began, INMO says

Jan 6th 2020, 10:37 AM 13,012 Views 55 Comments

There were 92 patients waiting for a bed at University Hospital Limerick, alone.

# overcrowding - Thursday 2 January, 2020

HSE can't 'willy-nilly' hire whoever they want, Harris says
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

HSE can't 'willy-nilly' hire whoever they want, Harris says

Jan 2nd 2020, 11:45 AM 22,669 Views 30 Comments

The government has repeatedly said a recruitment freeze is not in operation.

'A national scandal': 2019 was the worst year on record for hospital overcrowding as 118,000 went without a bed
# Hospital Overcrowding
# Hospital Overcrowding

'A national scandal': 2019 was the worst year on record for hospital overcrowding as 118,000 went without a bed

Jan 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 10,902 Views 33 Comments

Over 1,300 of the patients were children younger than 16.

'Absolutely shambolic': Commuters slam Irish Rail call for Dart users to stagger morning journeys
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Absolutely shambolic': Commuters slam Irish Rail call for Dart users to stagger morning journeys

Jan 2nd 2020, 6:30 AM 50,483 Views 54 Comments

The PeakTime website was launched to try to reduce overcrowding on carriages during rush-hour.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Patients on trolleys moved from overcrowded Limerick ED after unannounced fire officer visit
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Patients on trolleys moved from overcrowded Limerick ED after unannounced fire officer visit

Nov 27th 2019, 7:36 PM 29,717 Views 27 Comments

The senior fire officer visited after concerns were raised about the number of trolleys in corridors in the ED.

# overcrowding - Monday 25 November, 2019

'Bespoke plan' needed as Limerick hospital continues to break overcrowding record
# Uhl
# Uhl

'Bespoke plan' needed as Limerick hospital continues to break overcrowding record

Nov 25th 2019, 2:20 PM 9,414 Views 21 Comments

Some 85 patients were without beds in University Hospital Limerick this morning.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

'Obscene': 679 patients waiting for hospital bed - the highest figure in 2019
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Obscene': 679 patients waiting for hospital bed - the highest figure in 2019

Nov 5th 2019, 1:29 PM 11,379 Views 70 Comments

The number of patients on trolleys is the second highest ever recorded.

# overcrowding - Thursday 10 October, 2019

NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages
# Commuters
# Commuters

NTA says 'three years best case scenario' for roll out of additional train carriages

Oct 10th 2019, 5:52 PM 14,194 Views 28 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry said ‘stagger your journeys’ message isn’t practical for working people.

# overcrowding - Monday 23 September, 2019

Irish Rail to try persuade Dart users to stagger morning journeys to reduce overcrowding
# Peak Times
# Peak Times

Irish Rail to try persuade Dart users to stagger morning journeys to reduce overcrowding

Sep 23rd 2019, 8:05 AM 27,951 Views 70 Comments

A new website will allow commuters to check what services are less crowded.

# overcrowding - Friday 2 August, 2019

Primary pupils in Kerry are the most likely to be in an overcrowded classroom
# Primary Schools
# Primary Schools

Primary pupils in Kerry are the most likely to be in an overcrowded classroom

Aug 2nd 2019, 6:20 AM 15,288 Views 13 Comments

More than a fifth of registered primary pupils in the recent school year were in overcrowded classes.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot
# ALTAMIRA
# ALTAMIRA

57 inmates killed in Brazilian prison riot

Jul 30th 2019, 6:56 AM 11,980 Views 1 Comment

Improvised knives appear to have been used in the turf war between rival prison gangs.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis'
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Rotunda told to rely on 'short-term measures' to keep babies safe amid 'crisis'

Jul 24th 2019, 12:05 AM 21,375 Views 11 Comments

An outbreak of infection earlier this year saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas
# In America
# In America

Images show 'dangerous overcrowding' taking place at migrant detention centres in Texas

Jul 3rd 2019, 11:56 AM 12,144 Views 97 Comments

A report from the Inspector General at the Department of Homeland Security was published yesterday.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Simon Harris vows to meet Rotunda chief to discuss new wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Simon Harris vows to meet Rotunda chief to discuss new wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies

Jun 19th 2019, 7:00 PM 8,074 Views 14 Comments

An outbreak of infection recently saw eight babies affected – with the death of one infant referred to the coroner.

Rotunda urges Simon Harris to secure new hospital wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Rotunda urges Simon Harris to secure new hospital wing to tackle 'safety crisis' for premature babies

Jun 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 10,839 Views 10 Comments

The maternity hospital is earmarked to relocate to Blanchardstown but it doesn’t know when that will be.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Rotunda hospital chief warns of 'intolerable safety crisis' for premature babies
# Bug Outbreak
# Bug Outbreak

Rotunda hospital chief warns of 'intolerable safety crisis' for premature babies

Jun 18th 2019, 12:05 AM 36,404 Views 20 Comments

Intensive care unit saw outbreak of infection affect eight babies – with the death of one infant referred to coroner.

# overcrowding - Saturday 25 May, 2019

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak
# Nepal
# Nepal

British climber dies on Mount Everest amid overcrowding concerns on world's highest peak

May 25th 2019, 11:00 AM 47,204 Views 48 Comments

Robin Fisher’s death follows that of Irishman Kevin Hynes who died yesterday.

# overcrowding - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn
# Criminal
# Criminal

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn

May 2nd 2019, 8:48 AM 16,214 Views 60 Comments

The prison population in Ireland has seen the number of inmates rise by hundreds in Irish prisons over the past three years.

# overcrowding - Friday 26 April, 2019

Brazilian student: Coming to Dublin was a dream come true but sharing a house with 14 others was a nightmare
# Opinion
# Opinion

Brazilian student: Coming to Dublin was a dream come true but sharing a house with 14 others was a nightmare

Apr 26th 2019, 7:00 AM 90,579 Views 89 Comments

‘We are delighted to come and spend our savings on courses and accommodation but we need help to get set up. None of us wants to sleep on the streets,’ writes Ana Marta Gonçalves.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Over 3,400 cases of prisoners sleeping on mattresses on floors in past three months
# Three Thousand Nights
# Three Thousand Nights

Over 3,400 cases of prisoners sleeping on mattresses on floors in past three months

Feb 12th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,945 Views 61 Comments

Minister Charlie Flanagan said his officials are always working to try to reduce overcrowding.

# overcrowding - Monday 4 February, 2019

Opinion: Severe overcrowding is widespread in social housing and it's harming people's health
# Dublin City Council
# Dublin City Council

Opinion: Severe overcrowding is widespread in social housing and it's harming people's health

Feb 4th 2019, 7:00 AM 23,634 Views 45 Comments

There are thousands of families in Dublin living in conditions of severe overcrowding – the worst case I’ve come across was 14 people living in a 2-bed flat, writes Críona Ní Dhálaigh.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

Worst year on record: Almost 110,000 patients went without hospital beds last year
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Worst year on record: Almost 110,000 patients went without hospital beds last year

Updated Jan 2nd 2019, 2:35 PM 10,688 Views 61 Comments

The INMO says its a 9% increase on 2017 – itself a record high – and nearly double the number in 2006 when records began.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'Worst October ever': Over 9,000 patients forced to wait on trolleys this month
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Worst October ever': Over 9,000 patients forced to wait on trolleys this month

Oct 31st 2018, 1:14 PM 7,153 Views 44 Comments

The INMO has said the health service “simply does not have capacity to cope” with demand.

# overcrowding - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Can the UK's 'elective only hospital' model help reduce overcrowding in Irish hospitals?
# Would It Work Here?
# Would It Work Here?

Can the UK's 'elective only hospital' model help reduce overcrowding in Irish hospitals?

Oct 13th 2018, 6:30 PM 13,975 Views 21 Comments

The government plans to build three elective only hospitals by 2027.

# overcrowding - Friday 31 August, 2018

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys
# Nursing Vacancies
# Nursing Vacancies

'Worst August on record' for hospital overcrowding with almost 8,000 on trolleys

Updated Aug 31st 2018, 3:16 PM 13,025 Views 63 Comments

The HSE has said it regrets any delays experienced by patients.

# overcrowding - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Tour groups 'pulling a fast one' are overrunning Cork's English Market
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Tour groups 'pulling a fast one' are overrunning Cork's English Market

Aug 18th 2018, 4:00 PM 44,616 Views 52 Comments

Traders in the iconic marketplace have complained that snap-happy visitors are hurting business.

# overcrowding - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief
# Waiting Times
# Waiting Times

Patients at A&E should be either admitted or discharged within six hours, not 14 - IMO chief

Apr 7th 2018, 7:30 PM 12,788 Views 18 Comments

Peadar Gilligan made his inaugural address as president of the Irish Medical Organisation at the group’s AGM in Killarney this evening.

# overcrowding - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Temple Street asks parents to keep children away from emergency department as 14 left on trolleys
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Temple Street asks parents to keep children away from emergency department as 14 left on trolleys

Feb 15th 2018, 2:04 PM 23,023 Views 20 Comments

The hospital said seriously ill or injured children will still be treated as a priority.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Longer Luas trams introduced this morning in bid to tackle overcrowding issues
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Longer Luas trams introduced this morning in bid to tackle overcrowding issues

Feb 7th 2018, 10:51 AM 29,383 Views 87 Comments

A total of seven new longer trams are being introduced to Luas Cross City over the coming months.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Varadkar doesn't want anyone to face 'indignity' caused by waiting on a trolley

Jan 10th 2018, 6:26 PM 12,367 Views 107 Comments

The Taoiseach said he was speaking as both a doctor and a grandson whose grandmother is “regularly in and out of hospital”.

'Bear with us' says TII as it apologises for 'teething problems' with new Luas Green Line
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Bear with us' says TII as it apologises for 'teething problems' with new Luas Green Line

Jan 10th 2018, 6:20 AM 35,686 Views 53 Comments

The closure of the Sandyford park and ride, and the overcrowding further along the Green Line, have been criticised so far this year.

More air quality monitoring stations on the way that will give real-time information to the public
# Clean Air
# Clean Air

More air quality monitoring stations on the way that will give real-time information to the public

Jan 10th 2018, 6:10 AM 5,881 Views 7 Comments

Environment Minister Denis Naughten said the importance of air quality and the impacts it has on our health cannot be underestimated.

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