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#Patient Care

# patient-care - Monday 25 November, 2019

Waiting for a ward and not informed: The problems patients faced in Irish hospitals

“I acknowledge where we are, I acknowledge we’ve a lot to do,” the new HSE CEO Paul Reid said.

# patient-care - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Three in four older Irish adults suffer from two or more medical conditions at the same time

Women have “a more complex network” of conditions, according to new research.

# patient-care - Monday 26 August, 2019

Private patients should not be treated in public hospitals, report finds

A new report says all new consultants should move to a contract that will end private clinics in public hospitals.

# patient-care - Monday 29 January, 2018

Hospital argues that inquiry into death of pregnant woman could cause 'serious risk to patients'

The National Maternity Hospital says it is open to another review, but not of the type proposed by the minister.

# patient-care - Sunday 19 June, 2016

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A terminally ill doctor wants all hospital staff to introduce themselves to patients

St James’s Hospital in Dublin has signed up to her campaign.

# patient-care - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Tests on "artificial pancreas" described as the "next revolution" in diabetes care

Closed-loop insulin delivery systems are the future it seems.

# patient-care - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Nurses report 'dangerous' patient overcrowding at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital

INMO is calling for the Drogheda hospital’s emergency department to be taken off call for 48 hours to ease the strain.

# patient-care - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Column: Paying top-ups to senior staff raises serious questions about hospital operations

There’s something wrong in the system when we are topping-up hospital executives’ pay while clamping patients in hospital car parks for money, writes Catherine Murphy TD.

# patient-care - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Column: Ireland has the worst managed healthcare system in the developed world

While Ireland does not have the worst quality of healthcare, it is run by technically deficient, medically illiterate bureaucrats, says Professor John Crown. What healthcare model should we be looking to?

# patient-care - Monday 5 September, 2011

6,624 people on hospital trolleys last month

The number of people on trolleys rose 106 per cent between August 2007 and 2011.

# patient-care - Saturday 25 June, 2011

Tallaght A&E to undergo safety probe

The Health Information and Quality Authority will carry out a statutory investigation into the care given to acute patients.

# patient-care - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

New report identifies patients at risk at Mallow General Hospital

HIQA report slams the HSE for failing to implement recommendations arising out of previous investigation at Ennis General Hospital.