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# Patients

Last year
Plan to abolish public hospital charges to come before Cabinet later
All time
Open Newsroom Invitation: Healthcare - the power of patient advocacy
Donnelly warns he doesn't want patient safety Bill to create culture of fear within health service
Govt won't oppose hospital parking bill, but department 'working on plans' to cap daily charge
HSE looking into whether 'special arrangement' possible for access to severe pregnancy sickness drug
Varadkar says public should 'not lose heart' as patient numbers drop below 500
Hospitals to require visitors to show proof of Covid vaccination or immunity from Monday
Over 612,000 people waiting on outpatient hospital care
'Encouraging news': Covid-19 hospitalisations fall compared to start of Level Five
HIQA releases study evidence behind new change to Covid-19 self-isolation period
Holohan urges people to seek help if they need it after seeing empty waiting rooms during his hospital admission
33-year-old man arrested as part of Muckamore Abbey Hospital investigation
Government's patient safety legislation blasted by doctors and patients
Poor working conditions 'having a negative effect on doctors' ability to communicate with patients'
Dentists say government's new oral health policy will result in more teeth being extracted in both children and adults
'A major national emergency': Government called to resolve nurses' strike as 50,000 patients affected this week
'People crying in the ward alone': Patients describe their experiences in Irish hospitals
'People die when lessons aren't learned': Report criticises HSE failure to address patient complaints
Hospital secures court orders to stop two patients with dementia from leaving
Minister to draft emergency legislation after court finds part of mental health law is unconstitutional
Five patients found not guilty of crimes by reason of insanity have been discharged from hospital
'The de facto detained are still there': Voluntary patients still held without review due to delays in law reform
HSE says Brexit implications 'unclear' for Irish patients seeking eating disorder treatment in the UK
17 Irish hospitals have yet to roll out calorie counts on menus
All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled
If you're waiting for an eye procedure there's a good chance you'll be waiting over a year
These Limerick students have developed a device to help track Alzheimer's patients
'Only 10% of data available about a human is actually used': How cognitive computing can change healthcare
Litter, cigarette butts and cut hair observed on the floor of adult psychiatric unit
'They brought the Liam MacCarthy to him in hospital': Former All-Ireland winner on the long road to recovery
143 women in Donegal are waiting over a year for a breast clinic appointment
HSE review of maternity complaints finds patients not treated with dignity or respect
Concerns for cancer patients as hospitals left short of chemotherapy drugs
Hospital patient 'no shows' are costing the State nearly €12m
Taoiseach told 'several children have died' waiting for Orkambi drug decision
'Grave doubts' that Irish hospitals could cope with a massive disaster
We used to screen for scoliosis in schools, so why was it stopped?
An 'appalling' 2,876 surgeries were cancelled last month
'Groundhog Day' as month begins with 600 people on hospital trolleys
Conditions at Tipperary hospital 'undignified, disgraceful and dangerous'