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#Overcrowding

# overcrowding - Friday 17 June, 2022

Patient care in University Hospital Limerick ED compromised due to overcrowding
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Patient care in University Hospital Limerick ED compromised due to overcrowding

Updated Jun 17th 2022, 1:00 PM 11,045 Views 35 Comments

A HIQA inspection has found that the health and welfare of people receiving care in the department was at risk.

# overcrowding - Saturday 30 April, 2022

INMO warns of 'real problem along western seaboard' with record-breaking overcrowding
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

INMO warns of 'real problem along western seaboard' with record-breaking overcrowding

Apr 30th 2022, 6:11 PM 18,209 Views 19 Comments

There was record-breaking overcrowding in University Hospital Limerick in April.

# overcrowding - Saturday 26 March, 2022

Mayo hospital staff face 'extraordinary and overwhelming' conditions as Covid cases mount
# Mayo
# Mayo

Mayo hospital staff face 'extraordinary and overwhelming' conditions as Covid cases mount

Mar 26th 2022, 2:45 PM 24,585 Views 18 Comments

The INMO said face mask mandates need to be reintroduced.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Limerick hospital defers most elective activity due to Covid and 'surge' in ED presentations
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Limerick hospital defers most elective activity due to Covid and 'surge' in ED presentations

Mar 23rd 2022, 10:20 PM 15,916 Views 18 Comments

A record 100 patients were on trolleys in corridors today in the hospital’s Emergency Department and on general wards.

# overcrowding - Monday 21 March, 2022

Emergency measures needed to tackle hospital overcrowding, INMO says
# INMO
# INMO

Emergency measures needed to tackle hospital overcrowding, INMO says

Mar 21st 2022, 9:58 PM 13,922 Views 16 Comments

HSE boss Paul Reid said today that people being reinfected with Covid-19 is not an unusual occurrence.

# overcrowding - Monday 14 March, 2022

Overcrowding and over 1,000 Covid-19 cases in hospitals is 'recipe for disaster', INMO says
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

Overcrowding and over 1,000 Covid-19 cases in hospitals is 'recipe for disaster', INMO says

Mar 14th 2022, 1:47 PM 19,787 Views 12 Comments

A total of 1,042 patients are in hospital with Covid-19 currently.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Ambulances queue outside overcrowded Limerick emergency department as trolley crisis continues
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Ambulances queue outside overcrowded Limerick emergency department as trolley crisis continues

Mar 2nd 2022, 10:56 PM 24,465 Views 28 Comments

One source said ambulance crews were “marooned” in the hospital today as there weren;t enough trolleys to hand patients over to staff.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 9 February, 2022

Mater Hospital asks public to avoid emergency department as Covid-19 patients rise
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Mater Hospital asks public to avoid emergency department as Covid-19 patients rise

Feb 9th 2022, 2:35 PM 19,636 Views 6 Comments

Nearly 600 people were waiting in hospitals around the country for a bed this morning.

# overcrowding - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Excess deaths of 360 a year due to A&E delays in Ireland may be 'significant underestimate'
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Excess deaths of 360 a year due to A&E delays in Ireland may be 'significant underestimate'

Feb 2nd 2022, 12:03 AM 13,653 Views 15 Comments
  • A new study has suggested that one extra death may be caused for every 82 people waiting more than five hours.
  • The Irish Association for Emergency Medicine has said that five hour waits are "normal" within Irish hospitals.
  • Investment in beds is what's needed according to doctors, writes Rónán Duffy.

# overcrowding - Monday 13 December, 2021

Number of patients on hospital trolleys hits highest level since pandemic began
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Number of patients on hospital trolleys hits highest level since pandemic began

Dec 13th 2021, 4:44 PM 33,381 Views 61 Comments

Today’s trolley figures have returned to similar pre-pandemic figures hit in 2019.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Limerick Hospital records highest daily trolley figure ever with 95 patients waiting for beds
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Limerick Hospital records highest daily trolley figure ever with 95 patients waiting for beds

Nov 16th 2021, 12:19 PM 12,574 Views 18 Comments

409 admitted patients were waiting for beds in hospitals across the country this morning.

# overcrowding - Monday 1 November, 2021

Are you a healthcare worker worried about hospitals this winter? We want to hear your story
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Are you a healthcare worker worried about hospitals this winter? We want to hear your story

Nov 1st 2021, 4:13 PM 9,868 Views 0 Comments

We want to get a sense of the difficulties staff are facing as hospitals fill up. Tell us your story.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 19 October, 2021

'Staff are beyond breaking point': Government accused of leaving health service vulnerable
# Hospitals
# Hospitals

'Staff are beyond breaking point': Government accused of leaving health service vulnerable

Oct 19th 2021, 6:27 PM 20,188 Views 15 Comments

Taoiseach Micheal Martin said said that close to 938 beds are to be ‘delivered’ by the end of the year.

# overcrowding - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

'Extremely dangerous': Overcrowding at Cork University Hospital reaches pandemic peak
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

'Extremely dangerous': Overcrowding at Cork University Hospital reaches pandemic peak

Aug 31st 2021, 1:50 PM 18,132 Views 25 Comments

The INMO stated that 63 patients were waiting on trolleys in CUH today.

# 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

Jul 28th 2021, 5:27 PM 15,815 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 22,719 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 30,218 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 29,932 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 55,961 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 10,749 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 18,239 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 26,802 Views 39 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 13,035 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 22,716 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 11,498 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 50,883 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 29,743 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 9,430 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 11,489 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 14,218 Views 29 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 27,983 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 15,344 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 12,004 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 21,403 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 12,232 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 8,080 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 10,897 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 36,475 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 47,239 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 16,252 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.

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